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2016 News

Ayanna Howard Chosen for Invention Ambassadors Program

Ayanna Howard has been named to the Invention Ambassadors Program, sponsored by the American Association for the Advancement of Science and the Lemelson Foundation.

Mersereau Tapped for IEEE Fourier Award for Signal Processing

ECE Regents' Professor Emeritus Russell M. Mersereau will receive the 2017 IEEE Fourier Award for Signal Processing, which recognizes an outstanding contribution to the advancement of signal processing, other than in areas of speech and audio processing.

Weitnauer Appointed as ECE Senior Associate Chair

Mary Ann Weitnauer has been appointed as senior associate chair for the Georgia Tech School of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE), effective August 1.

Monitoring Side-Channel Signals Could Detect Malicious Software on IoT Devices

DARPA awards $9.4 million to develop a new technique for monitoring IoT devices.

Egerstedt Named New Executive Dir. of the Institute for Robotics and Intelligent Machines

Egerstedt will replace the founding executive director of IRIM, Henrik I. Christensen, who is moving to the University of California, San Diego.

IRIM Launches Vintage Robotics Research Video Series

The videos cover an extended period of time and offer a behind-the-scenes look at different aspects of the earlier days of unmanned vehicle and other robotics research conducted across multiple institutions, companies, and funding agencies.

New Associate Dean Named in College of Engineering

College of Engineering (CoE) dean and Southern Company chair Gary S. May has announced the appointment of Professor Douglas B. Williams as the College’s new associate dean for administration and finance, effective August 1.

Verriest Receives Best Presentation Award at American Control Conference

ECE Professor Erik I. Verriest received the Best Presentation Award in the session ThB25 Communication Delay in Network Control at the American Control Conference, held July 7 in Boston, Massachusetts.

Hill Tapped for IEEE PES Service Award

Raymond C. Hill has received the IEEE Power and Energy Society (PES) Technical Committee Distinguished Individual Service Award.

Shahane Wins IEEE ECTC Best Presentation Award

Ninad Shahane received the Best Interactive Presentation Award at the 2016 IEEE Electronic Components and Technology Conference (ECTC), held May 31-June 3 in Las Vegas, Nevada.