Prof. Alireza Khaligh to receive Outstanding Young Alumnus Award from Illinois Tech
The award is given to an individual age 40 or younger who has advanced rapidly over the course of his or her career and has displayed significant achievement in the areas of leadership and professional success.
Simon is co-editor of new Springer auditory research book
The Auditory System at the Cocktail Party describes the mechanisms the auditory system employs to focus on specific sounds within a noisy environment.
New Class Inducted into Order of the Engineer
Clark School students make a commitment to integrity and responsibility in the engineering profession.
Alumnus Fumin Zhang promoted to full professor at Georgia Tech
His research interests are in the design and control of marine robots and mobile sensor networks, as well as cyber-physical systems theory.
Alumnus Ravi Tandon receives NSF CAREER Award
Tandon is an assistant professor at the University of Arizona.
Reza Ghodssi honored as "Person of Impact" by University of Wisconsin
The UW Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering compiled the list for its 125th anniversary celebration.
Alumnus Peng Qiu Granted Tenure at Georgia Tech
Qiu completed his Ph.D. in 2007 at the University of Maryland; there he was advised by Professor K.J. Ray Liu.
TRX Systems to Exhibit at NSF's The Arc of Science in Washington, DC
The Arc of Science: Research to Results will feature NSF-funded researchers who have made real-world impacts with their discoveries, demonstrating their science with hands-on activities.
Alumnus Serban Sabau wins NSF CAREER Award for network research
Research will develop a mathematical description to allay the "butterfly effect" in large-scale networks.
UMD Research Featured on Advanced Materials Technology Cover
Tactile sensor research by UMD alumni Alexi Charalambides (Ph.D. '16) and Professor Sarah Bergbreiter featured on Advanced Materials Technology cover.
University of Maryland to Establish Research Center of Excellence with UTC Climate, Controls & Security and Otis
The University of Maryland announces plans to establish new research center of excellence with United Technologies Corporation’s commercial businesses.
UMD Researchers Find Ultra-thin Solution to Primary Obstacle in Solid-State Battery Development
Clark School researchers are developing game-changing solid-state battery technology
Alumna Naomi Leonard wins Hendrik W. Bode Lecture Prize
IEEE Control Systems Society prize recognizes distinguished contributions to control systems science or engineering.
UMD Engineering for Social Change Class Awards Non-Profit V-LINC $10,000 Grant to Support Custom Assistive Technology Program
Grant marks more than $30,000 in student-awarded grants given through landmark engineering philanthropy course.
Alumnus Forte Receives ARO Young Investigator Award
The ARO Young Investigator Program recognizes young faculty less than five years out of doctoral studies who show exceptional promise for creative research.
ENES 489P holds end-of-the-semester design conference
Professionals from Booz Allen Hamilton, Metron Aviation and Engility judged student projects; Textron Systems sponsored prizes.
Alum Ram Iyer promoted to full professor at Texas Tech
Iyer has research interests in systems and control theory and their applications in optics, bio-engineering, and cybersecurity of critical infrastructure systems.
Ciena Grants ECE Student Competitive Undergraduate Research Fellowship
This is the first year Ciena has partnered with ECE to work with a student for research.
Synchronized swimming: How startled fish shoals effectively evade danger
Understanding response dynamics of startled fish reveals how orientation within the group effects escape chances, may offer insights into emergency response planning.
Alumnus Xiaobo Tan elevated to IEEE Fellow
His citation reads, “for contributions to modeling and control of smart materials and underwater robots.”
Alumni Look to Foster Entrepreneurialism through Support of Clark Hall Fund
$100,000 gift establishes Rajan and Sandhya Mittu InTerp Suite.
NEXTOR celebrates 20 years of aviation operations research
ISR is the administrative home of NEXTOR, an eight-university FAA-sponsored consortium.
Alumna Jing Yang begins tenure-track position at Penn State
The 2010 EE Ph.D. was a student of Sennur Ulukus.
“Lifeline Across the Bay” Marks Milestone for the University of Maryland
First-of-its-Kind Flight Across the Chesapeake Bay
FICO purchases alums' cyber risk startup
Mingyan Liu and Manish Karir lead QuadMetrics, which calculates a 'security risk' score for businesses.
Northrop Grumman's Christopher Jones to Deliver Spring Commencement Remarks
Northrop Grumman Technology Services VP and President Dr. Christopher T. Jones (Ph.D. '97) to speak at Clark School Spring 2016 Commencement Ceremony.
ENES 489P holds end-of-semester design competition
Undergraduate capstone course teaches hands-on systems engineering principles
ISR holds third alumni networking event
Reception held in McLean, Va.; hosted by Raj Mittu of ESCgov.
Alumnus Radha Poovendran is PI for cybersecurity MURI grant
The research will aim to protect against a new type of continuous computer hacking attack, known as advanced persistent threats.
Alumnus Tassiulas Wins 2016 IEEE Kobayashi Award
ECE alum recognized for scheduling and stability analysis of networks.
Alumna Enlu Zhou earns tenure at Georgia Tech
The 2009 EE Ph.D. recipient was advised by Steve Marcus and Michael Fu.
Alumnus Peng Qiu Wins NSF CAREER Award
Qiu wins award for experimental design and model reduction in systems biology.
Espy-Wilson Delivers Keynote Address for Stanford’s WISE Inspirations Network
A Stanford alumnus, Espy-Wilson, was invited to speak because she is leading the way for women in science and engineering.
Alum Xiaobo Tan named 'Foundation Professor' at Michigan State
Tan develops bio-inspired underwater robots, electroactive polymer sensors and actuators.
Alum Ravi Tandon joins University of Arizona's ECE Department
Former student of Sennur Ulukus has research interests in information theory, wireless networks.
Baras, Shneiderman named Fellows of the National Academy of Inventors
ISR faculty part of University of Maryland’s first cohort of NAI Fellows.
Espy-Wilson Featured in MIT’s Tech Review
She was the first African-American woman to earn a doctorate in electrical engineering at MIT.
ENES 489P holds systems engineering design conference
Thirty-eight students participated in the competition.
Jonathan Simon is invited speaker at Paris Workshop on Decoding of Sound and Brain
Alumna Mounya Elhilali also was a presenter.
Networking reception brings alumni together
Event held at fusionSPAN headquarters in Washington, D.C.
Naomi Leonard to be inducted into Innovation Hall of Fame
Clark School honoring alumna for work in cooperative control
New NSF-funded project targets secure and private function computation
Narayan, Tyagi and Watanabe will take an information theoretic approach to multiple terminal data computation.
Alumnus Forte Accepts Position at University of Florida
Forte will be focused on cybersecurity and computer engineering due, in part, to the UF Preeminence Initiative.
Alum Himanshu Tyagi joins Indian Institute of Science
Former student of Prakash Narayan is tenure-track assistant professor.
Sensing Drugged Driving: Fischell Researchers Receive SBIR for Roadside Drug Test
Diagnostic anSERS Inc. awarded $150,000 NSF grant to develop paper-based test to identify drivers under the influence of illegal drugs.
Alumnus Xiaobo Tan promoted to full professor at Michigan State
Tan earned a 2002 Ph.D. in electrical engineering from the University of Maryland.
Call for Nanotechnology-Inspired Grand Challenges
July 16 deadline to identify nanoscience issues
Alum Ashis Banerjee joining University of Washington faculty
The 2009 ME Ph.D. was advised by S.K. Gupta.
Thin coatings controlled at atomic scale protect high performance lithium anodes
Anodes with layer of alumina resist corrosion and cycle well
Alum Sheryl Chocron-Spieler wins poster award at BMES/FDA Frontiers in Medical Devices Conference
Best runner up award for "Multi-Variate Modeling for Blood Measurement: Accounting for Population Variability."
Alum Sagar Chowdhury wins ASME CIE Best Dissertation Award
“Planning for Automated Optical Micromanipulation of Biological Cells” describes optical tweezers research.
Arellano, Carney, Austin win Best Paper Award at ICONS 2015
Ideas for "Natural Language Processing of Textual Requirements" came in MSSE program classes.
New ONR grant for bio-inspired underwater sensing and control
Derek Paley is PI; alum Xiaobo Tan is one of the co-PIs.
Rubloff, Wu win UMD Invention of the Year Awards
Inventions selected for potential impact on science, society, and the open market.
Optimal control and strong interactions imply flock cohesion
New work suggests that copying behavior in social groups may be governed by optimal control theory
Rubloff One of 9 Finalists for UMD Invention of the Year
Office of Technology Commercialization to announce winners at the Celebration of Innovation and Partnerships, April 29.
UMD To Celebrate Innovations and Partnerships April 29
Nine nominees for Invention of the Year to be recognized at annual event
Austin, Delgoshaei, Nguyen win MITRE Award at CSER
Award recognizes research that best describes leading to a transition of systems engineering research into practice.
UMD Mourns Passing of Benefactor and Alumnus A. James Clark
University of Maryland's Clark School of Engineering community remembers namesake and friend
Alumna Jing Yang wins NSF CAREER Award
Yang will design sensor networks that combine energy harvesting communication ideas with 'big data' ideas.
Hanrahan, Waits, Ghodssi paper selected as JMM 'Highlight of 2014'
Raceways fabrication technique caps 25 years of microball bearing research for Ghodssi research group.
Alum Radha Poovendran named IEEE Fellow; department chair
University of Washington professor recognized “for contributions to security in cyber-physical systems.”
Alumna Enlu Zhou wins NSF CAREER Award for optimization and sampling in stochastic simulation
Zhou was co-advised by Steve Marcus and Michael Fu.
Alumnus Matteo Mischiati is lead author of sensorimotor control study in Nature
Research shows dragonflies use predictive control strategies, not just simple reactions, to capture prey.
Steven Gabriel receives Humboldt Research Award
Professor will study equilibrium modeling/algorithms with discrete restrictions for energy markets.
UMD Clark School Announces Inaugural Awards Winners
New awards honor alumni, friends for career achievements and contributions to Clark School.
Ben Shapiro shows pulsing magnetic fields could push drugs to deep targets
Magnetic particles may find an alternative to medical treatments.
Support Engineering Student Initiatives Through Launch UMD
Small-scale projects with big results.
Adomaitis Wins IIT Distinguished Alumnus Award
Professor honored for contributions to the field of chemical engineering.
Alum Dimitris Tsakiris improves propulsion of robotic octopus
Paper is finalist for two awards at IROS 2014.
Alum Xiaobo Tan developing robotic fish to 'stalk' real fish in the Great Lakes
The MSU professor's fish will track the movements of lake trout, walleye and lake sturgeon.
Alum Haoyu Wang joins Shanghai Tech University
Wang was a student of Assistant Professor Alireza Khaligh (ECE/ISR).
Alumna Kirsten Bohn's bat song research is Science cover story
At Maryland, Bohn was co-advised by Cindy Moss and Gerald Wilkinson.
Diagnostic anSERS introduces SERS sensor 'for the mainstream'
UMD alumni/student company's product can detect trace chemicals for only a few dollars per test.
Clark School Launches New LinkedIn Page and Clark Store
New initiatives offer ways to expand networks and show off Terp pride
UMD Alumni Hatch Sub-$300 Consumer 3D Printer, Raise $3.3 Million on Kickstarter
Alumni-founded company races past $50,000 goal in 11 minutes, hits $1 million in 25 hours.
Alum Amnon Lotem wins EATCS/ACM SIGACT Gödel Prize
Prizewinning paper introduced the “threshold algorithm” used in applications and systems that gather multi-sourced information.
Researchers at UMD, UCONN, and Rice Awarded MURI
Qu, Srivastava and Alumnus Forte Focus Research on Changing Future Nano-Scale Device Security
UMD neuroscience researchers publish in the journal Neuron
Paper suggests the brain’s auditory, visual and somatosensory systems may have a similar functional hierarchical structure.
Robotic fish research profiled in Baltimore Sun
Derek Paley, Sean Humbert and alumnus Xiaobo Tan are collaborators on the project.
Alumnus Vikram Manikonda named president and CEO of Intelligent Automation, Inc.
Alumnus earned Ph.D. with Krishnaprasad in 1997.
Alum Jason Li promoted to VP of Research and Development at Intelligent Automation, Inc.
Li is a former student of John Baras.
Foraging bats can warn each other to stay away from their dinners
The Maryland researchers are the first to report this ultrasonic social call produced exclusively by flying, foraging male big brown bats.
UMD Company CoolCAD Launches Kickstarter Campaign for Security Keychain that Locks Your Computer When You Are Away
CoolCAD is a member of the Technology Advancement Program incubator, an initiative of the Maryland Technology Enterprise Institute (Mtech) in the A. James Clark School of Engineering.
Simon and Alumnus Ding Publish Research in NeuroImage
Jonathan Simon and his former advisee Nai Ding examined speech entrainment in the auditory cortex.
UMD Holds Risk and Reliability Engineering 25th Anniversary Symposium
Symposium will celebrate research and education excellence in reliability engineering and risk analysis.
Depireux, Elhilali co-edit auditory cortex techniques handbook
Book is the first to explain "broadband" techniques used in the study and modeling of the auditory pathway.
Travis Presented with CAST Award for Atomic Layer Deposition Simulations
Grad student recognized at national meeting of the AIChE.
UMD Entrepreneurship and Innovation Program Wins National Award for Excellence in Entrepreneurship Education
EIP takes first place in the Outstanding Specialty Entrepreneurship Program category.
Twelve-day test with deer shows viability of animal-borne wireless sensor network
Network that gathers GPS, audio and video data could someday help protect endangered species.
Crime and punishment: interdisciplinary researchers explain ‘third party’ evolution
Nau, Gelfand, Roos and Carr use powerful mathematical models to explain social behavior.
Alum Mingyan Liu named IEEE Fellow
Liu was honored for her contributions to modeling of wireless ad-hoc and sensor networks.
Alum Zhu Han named IEEE Fellow
Former student of K.J. Ray Liu honored for contributions to resource allocation and security in wireless communications.
Alum Wade Trappe is named IEEE Fellow
Rutgers professor elevated “for contributions to information and communication security.”
Alumnus Rakesh Nagi named UIUC department chair
Former student of George Harhalakas is Fellow of IIE.
Ephremides, Rong issued patent for cooperative transmission in wireless networks
The invention addresses implemented on the network protocol layer.
Weissberg Gift Supports Engineers Without Borders Program
Gift will support EWB team projects as well as scholarship funding for EWB students.
Mpact Week to Showcase UMD Robotics, Bioengineering, Innovation, Oct. 23-26
Events will highlight the Clark School's research, education, innovation, and entrepreneurial ecosystem.
Alum Andres Kwasinski earns tenure at RIT
The 2004 ECE alumnus has interests in digital signal processing and wireless communications and networking.
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Galloway, Justh, Krishnaprasad publish chasing and flocking research in Proceedings of the Royal Society A
New models and equations aid in understanding of natural phenomena, has implications for engineered networks of robots.
Flatau is PI for NSF grant on rare-earth-free auxetic and magnetostrictive materials
Research will further performance capabilities of costly single-crystal alloys in low-cost polycrystalline alloys.
Gupta research group wins three awards at ASME IDETC/CIE
Awards include 'Excellence in Research,' best paper and best dissertation.
Alum Serban Sabau joins Stevens Institute as assistant professor
The 2011 EE Ph.D. recipient was advised by Nuno Martins.
Micro-turbine research on cover of Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering
Ghodssi, Hanrahan and colleagues document the efficacy of using integrated retainer rings in tiny MEMS turbines.
Micro-turbo-generator research featured in Journal of Microelectromechanical Systems
Researchers from MSAL produce the first demonstration of an integrated permanent-magnet micro-turbo-generator supported on micro-ball bearings.
Clark School Celebrates Students, Honors Alumni and Faculty at Spring 2013 Commencement
More than 860 engineering students received diplomas at May 20 ceremony.
Jeff Coriale wins ISR staff award
External relations director honored for work matching industry, alumni, government needs with ISR resources.
Alumnus Wade Trappe promoted to full professor at Rutgers
Trappe is a nationally recognized authority in wireless network security.
ISR Alumni Symposium is rousing success
Full house for presentations, discussions of entrepreneurship.
Diagnostic anSERS Takes 3rd and UMD Prize at Cupid's Cup Finals
Startup wins $10,000, plans to scale up manufacturing.
Alumnus Wade Trappe wins Rutgers Outstanding Engineering Faculty Award
Trappe has become a nationally recognized authority in wireless network security.
Clark School Hosts 2013 STEM Expo on April 6
Event will feature NASA astronaut and UMD alumna Jeanette Epps.
Alumnus Ayan Roy-Chowdhury and Professor John Baras issued U.S. Patent 8,397,062
Patent is for a method and system for source authentication in group communications.
MSSE student Mehdi Dadfarnia to speak at NIST seminar
First-year grad student will talk about requirements analysis for safer ambulance patient compartments.
Alumnus Alvaro Cárdenas joins University of Texas at Dallas faculty
Former student of John Baras specializes in network security.
‘Cocktail party effect’ helps us focus in noisy environments
New research published in Neuron shows cooperation among brain's neural responses.
Diagnostic anSERS Heads to Cupid's Cup Finals
Printed sensors team to vie for $70,000 in April.
UMD Researchers Achieve Breakthrough in Nanoprecision Imaging
Flow control of single quantum dot enables measurements with nanoscale accuracy at lower cost
Alum Ara Mazumdar begins position at University of Minnesota
The 2011 Ph.D. alumnus was a student of Professor Alexander Barg (ECE/ISR).
Alum Xiaobo Tan improves robotic fish
Fish now can glide for long distances.
Ephremides named to Institutional Council in Greece
Professor has been elected to 15-member council for the National Technical University of Athens.
Alumnus Hamid Jafarkhani wins IEEE Eric E. Sumner Award
Prestigious award bestowed "for contributions to block signaling for multiple antennas."
Work by Mosteller, Austin, Ghodssi, Yang featured in INCOSE Insight
Article highlights platforms for engineering experimental biomedical systems.
Baras, Somasundaram, Jain, and Tabatabaee issued U.S. Patent 8,325,746
This invention will optimize the link-state information that is to be broadcast in a routing domain of a communication network.
Alumnus Thomas Hicks to Serve as Commencement Speaker
Deputy assistant secretary of the U.S. Navy will speak at Clark School ceremony on December 20.
New Microfluidic Device Could Speed Drug Evaluation
Meyer wins Bioscience Day Poster division for work on device capable of separating, testing distinct areas of same biofilm.
Alumna Carole Teolis profiled in livescience.com story
Highlighted is NEON, an indoor navigation technology Teolis developed.
ISR MSSE alum appointed GE's Saudi Arabia Healthcare CEO
Saleh will oversee GE Healthcare's operations.
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Chellappa Named Chair of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Department to be led by strong proponent of graduate and undergraduate education.
Wang, Ball, Lovell win best paper award at ICRAT 2012
Paper discusses a new allocation method in ground delay programs for air traffic flow management.
Alumna Mingyan Liu promoted to full professor; wins best paper award
Former John Baras student a member of EECS Department faculty at the University of Michigan.
Alum Rick Stamper named Rose-Hulman Interim Dean of Faculty
Also named to Princeton Review's "300 Best Professors" list.
Clark School Honors Its Own
Annual Honors and Awards ceremony recognizes stellar students.
Alum Sean Andersson earns tenure at Boston University
Former student of P. S. Krishnaprasad has research interests in systems and control theory.
Alumna Mounya Elhilali wins ONR Young Investigators Award
Prestigious early career award will fund research in active listening.
Alum Xiaobo Tan's research featured in NSF Highlight
Story features Tan's artificial muscle-enabled robotic fish.
Sambur wins CUNY Career Achievement Award
CUNY's Engineering School Alumni give the award for outstanding career and achievements.
Alumnus Zhao Granted Tenure at University of Alberta
Zhao, former Ph.D. student under Professor Liu, promoted to Associate Professor with tenure.
Researchers publish human auditory system study in PLoS Biology
Article details recent progress made in understanding the brain’s computational mechanisms for decoding speech.
Alumna Enlu Zhou wins AFOSR Young Investigators award
She will be investigating “Dynamic Decision Making under Uncertainty and Partial Information.”
Alumnus Tandon awarded best paper at GLOBECOM 2011
Tandon wins best paper at flagship conference of IEEE Communications Society.
Garg, Varna and Wu Win 'MM 11 Best Paper Award
ECE graduate student Garg, and recent alumnus Varna receive best student paper accolades.
Alumna Ermin Wei featured in MIT publication
Former ISR award winner is Ph.D. student at MIT.
Profile of alumnus Parag Banerjee
Former student of Gary Rubloff now on faculty at Washington University in St. Louis.
NSF Grant to Help Monitor and Protect Endangered Species
Clark School, National Geographic, Princeton to build wireless network of animal-borne embedded devices to track wildlife.
Alum Matteo Mischiati accepts postdoc position
Mischiati will study dragonfly flight behavior at Howard Hughes Medical Institute.
New alumnus Mustafa Beyaz accepts faculty position in Turkey
Beyaz will become an assistant professor at Antalya International University.
Alum Kevin Galloway starts postdoc at University of Michigan
Former student of P. S. Krishnaprasad will develop feedback controls for bipedal robots.
System Failure Averted
Engineer who revolutionized prognostics for electronics systems is inducted into Clark School's Innovation Hall of Fame.
Serban Sabau will be postdoctoral researcher at University of Pennsylvania
Alumnus will work on next generation network science.
Nuno Martins receives NSF grant for animal-borne wireless networks
The $1.8M grant is a collaboration with National Geographic to monitor and protect endangered species.
ISR remembers our alumnus Charles Falkenberg and his family
Family died aboard American Airlines Flight 77 on Sept. 11, 2001.
Governor O'Malley is Keynote at "State of Tech in MD" event
Clark School explores technology development and the state's economy in Maryland with area leaders.
Averting Bridge Disasters: New Technology Could Save Hundreds of Lives
Kalantari’s sensors offer instant, affordable warnings regarding bridge health.
Davis and Fellow Researchers Awarded Patent for Sensor System
Researchers design sensor system using surface-plasmon-polariton enhanced fluorescence excitement.
2011 ISR Awards Ceremony winners announced
Awards given to faculty, staff, graduate and undergraduate students.
ECE Chair O'Shea Named UMD VP for Research
Emphasis on innovation and tech commercialization; closer relationships with USM institutions; multidisciplinary, large-scale collaborations.
Ephremides, Pantelidou co-author new wireless networks book
Scheduling in Wireless Networks addresses a rich set of problems regarding allocation of network resources.
New issue of System Solutions available online
Highlights ISR 25th anniversary, new initiatives and more.
Davis, Yu, Subrahmanian finalists at Invention of the Year Awards
Annual awards honor outstanding inventors and inventions from the University of Maryland.
Alum Kiran Hebbar promoted at Valhalla Partners
Earned M.S. in Mechanical Engineering in 1996.
ECE Researchers Publish Article in RSC Journal on High Energy Density Flexible Galvanic Cell
Flexible galvanic cell is non-toxic, low-cost and environmentally friendly.
Alumnus Hamid Jafarkhani elected AAAS Fellow
Former student of Nariman Farvardin also named to endowed chair at UC Irvine.
Alumnus Ion Matei receives NIST postdoctoral fellowship
Work will focus on applying model-based systems engineering techniques in manufacturing.
Austin, former students and NASA colleague are issued US Patent 7,877,737
Patent awarded for tree-to-graph folding procedure for systems engineering requirements.
Baras is Maryland lead for Systems Engineering Research Center
SERC is a consortium of 20 universities leveraging expertise in systems engineering.
In Memoriam: Susan Frazier
ISR Director of Human Resources and Education passed away Oct. 23 after routine surgery.
Alum Amnon Lotem promoted to Chief Technology Officer at Skybox Security
Lotem earned his Ph.D. in 2000; was advised by Dana Nau.
Poovendran Promoted to Full Professor at Univ. of Washington
Radha Poovendran, Ph.D. ‘99, conducts research in communications, network security, and cryptography.
Baras, Theodorakopoulos Publish New Book on Path Problems in Networks
Book offers modern view on algebraic path problems, including theory, algorithms, and applications.
Alumna Sun Wins Best Paper Award at IEEE SocialCom 2010
Prof. Yan Lindsay Sun received the Best Paper Award at the International Conference on Social Computing.
Alum Victor De Oliveira wins ASA distinguished achievement award
Former student of Ben Kedem is on faculty of University of Texas at San Antonio.
Kalantari, Resensys Featured in Baltimore Sun
Device invented by Telecom faculty member and ECE alumnus could revolutionize bridge monitoring to ensure structural integrity.
Sikorsky renews as ISR Strategic Partner
ISR faculty collaborating on control algorithms project.
Company Started by Professor Wins Women’s Business Plan Competition
Prof. Espy-Wilson's technology eliminates background noise in cell phones, speech communications.
Alumnus Du Earns Tenure at Temple
Xiao-Jiang (James) Du, a 2003 ECE alumnus, was promoted to Associate Professor at Temple University.
Alumnus Xiaobo Tan Earns Tenure at MSU
Tan, a 2002 ECE alumnus, has been promoted to Associate Professor of ECE at Michigan State University.
Alumnus Trappe Wins Best Paper Award at ACM Conference on Mobile Systems
Technology could relieve traffic congestion by sharing parking data via the web.
Faculty Start-Up Wins Maryland Incubator Company of the Year Award
Created by Martin Peckerar & Neil Goldsman, FlexEl is developing flexible, thin-film, rechargeable batteries.
Kim Inducted into UM's Alumni Hall of Fame
Jeong H. Kim (Ph.D. '91, reliability engineering) honored for innovations and entrepreneurship.
UM, LM Launch Strategic Relationship
Framework for current and future cooperation with Lockheed Martin worth at least $3 million.
Mtech, Alumna-Run Companies Vie for State Awards
Five Clark School-affiliated companies named finalists for Incubator Company of the Year.
ISR alumnus Richard Stamper named associate dean at Rose-Hulman
Stamper will lead professional experiences at the Terre Haute, Ind., institute.
Alumna Yan Sun Earns Tenure at Rhode Island
Yan Lindsay Sun (Ph.D., E.E., '04) was promoted to Associate Professor with tenure at the University of Rhode Island.
Alum Fumin Zhang wins ONR Young Investigator Program award
Former student of P.S. Krishnaprasad is one of only 17 recipients nationwide.
Ephremides, Laroia headline at CISS
ISR faculty member and ISR alumnus are plenary speakers at prestigious information sciences conference.
Alumnus Zhu Han Receives NSF CAREER Award
Han, an assistant professor at University of Houston, was funded for his research in cognitive radio.
Liu, Former Students Receive Patent for Innovation in Ultra-Wideband Communication
Team creates system for power allocation in ultra-wideband communication.
Alumnus Xiaobo Tan receives MSU Teacher-Scholar Award
Assistant professor one of six to win the early career award.
Rubloff Team Wins $2.8M Army Grant
Funds support design of nano-tech coherent dielectric barriers for quantum computing.
Sezmi launches customer pilot in Los Angeles
Alumni Buno Pati and Phil Wiser founded the start-up TV network.
Alum Xiaobo Tan receives new autonomous robotic fish grant
The highly maneuverable, energy-efficient gliding fish will monitor aquatic environments.
Baras wins 'Innovator of the Year' Award
Key management system allows for high security with only modest communication, computation and memory requirements.
Chrisopher Davis wins ECE Faculty Venture Fair for cell phone radiation measurement
Carol Espy-Wilson takes second place for 'Tidy Talk.'
Like to Surf or Game by Mobile Device?
White Symposium to discuss how electronic devices influence modern life.
ISR alumnus Mehdi Kalantari receives sensor networks grant
NSF grant will fund development of next-generation wireless networks.
Baras, Yu win ECE Department's first Jimmy Lin Award
Award given for the invention, "Wireless Communication Method and System for Transmission Authentication at the Physical Layer."
Alumnus Fumin Zhang wins NSF CAREER Award
Research aims to better control tasks supported by embedded computing devices and batteries.
Alumnus Hamid Jafarkhani named 'Chancellor's Professor' at UC Irvine
Former student of Nariman Farvardin is honored for academic merit.
Work of Erol, Nau, Hendler earns honorable mention for ICAPS Influential Paper Award
The 1994 paper was pioneering work in hierarchical task-network (HTN) planning systems.
ISR alumnus Buno Pati to be inducted into Clark School Innovation Hall of Fame
Pati will be honored for developing phase-shift lithography.
Alumnus Matthew James wins Best SICON Paper Prize
Former student of John Baras co-authored "An Introduction to Quantum Filtering."
Alumnus Xiaobo Tan to Lead New NSF Program for Secondary School Teachers
"Research Experiences for Teachers" will focus on biology-inspired technology and systems.
Baras, Gu and Jiang Receive NASA Patent Application Award
Professor and alumni develop new method for conditional access in broadcast/multicast systems.
Alumna Mounya Elhilali wins NSF CAREER award
Research will develop algorithms for challenging complex sound and speech processing problems.
Jacob Introduces New Guitar Technology
Electric guitars developed by ECE professor, students, expand sound range and control.
Alumnus Sean Andersson receives NSF CAREER Award
Research will focus on nonlinear control for single molecule tracking.
Sikorsky renews as ISR strategic partner
ISR faculty collaborating on control algorithms project.
Resensys LLC joins TERP Startup Lab
ISR alumnus Mehdi Kalantari invented sensors to monitor buildings, pipelines and other structures.
Alumnus Narasingarao Sreenath promoted to full professor at Case Western Reserve
Sreenath directs Case Western's Complex Systems Biology Center.
Alumnus Priya Ranjan to join IIT Kanpur faculty
Former student of Eyad Abed and Richard La will become assistant professor of electrical engineering.
Student research: Israel Perez
Student of Gary Rubloff is discovering how nanoporous anodic aluminum oxide can be used as a platform for energy storage.
Alumna Zheng Earns Tenure at UC-Santa Barbara
Heather Zheng, a 1999 ECE Ph.D. graduate, serves as Assoc. Professor of Computer Science.
Alumnus interview: Herbert Struemper
The 1997 ECE Ph.D. develops mechanistic disease models for drug discovery.
Alumna Zhao Receives IEEE SPS Young Author Best Paper Award
H. Vicky Zhao (Ph.D., '04) received the IEEE Signal Processing Society award for her forensics research.
Start-ups with ISR connections awarded SAIC grants
Resensys LLC and FlexEl LLC benefit from funding for alternative energy and threat detection.
Best paper award to Baras, Yu, Sadler
Trio win at Army Science Conference for paper on power allocation tradeoffs.
Best paper award at 2008 IEEE GLOBECOM
John Baras and three former/current advisees win in wireless networks category.
Alumnus Bill Byrne promoted to Reader at Cambridge
Former student of Shihab Shamma conducts research in speech recognition and synthesis.
TRX Systems wins Global Security Challenge competition
ISR alum Carole Teolis is the CEO of this company with University of Maryland ties.
Alumnus Qiang Yang named IEEE Fellow
Former student of Dana Nau honored for work in intelligent planning, learning and data mining.
Alumnus Nikos Sidiropoulos elected IEEE Fellow
Former student of John Baras also is an IEEE Signal Processing Society Distinguished Lecturer.
Alumnus Soysal Joins Faculty of Turkey's Bahçeşehir University
Alkan Soysal (Ph.D., '08) is assistant professor of electrical and electronics engineering.
Fall 2008 ISR newsletter now available online
System Solutions highlights achievements of ISR faculty, students, alumni.
Manikonda Named President of Intelligent Automation, Inc.
Alumnus earned Ph.D. with Krishnaprasad in 1997.
Sikorsky is new ISR strategic partner
ISR faculty collaborating on control algorithms projects.
Alumnus interview: Reza Shahidi
The Qualcomm engineer talks about his career in the wireless communication industry.
Alumnus Andres Kwasinski joins RIT
ISR alum is assistant professor in computer engineering.
Carlos Berenstein awarded US Patent 7,424,463
Signal processing invention uses embedded thresholds and an analysis dictionary.
Innovation Hall of Famer Smith Dies
EE alumnus, inventor of pulse Doppler radar was 86.
Sasan Bakhtiari joins University of New South Wales faculty
ISR alumnus studied with Professor André Tits.
Alumnus Tan Presents Research at Capitol Hill Science Funding Event
Xiaobo Tan, assistant professor at Michigan State, showcased his research at a June event in DC.
Shayman, Khandani awarded US Patent 7,391,740
Invention is a method for quantifying reponsiveness of flow aggregates to packet drops in a communication network.
Krishnaprasad gives inaugural Cymer Distinguished Lecture
Cymer Center for Control Systems and Dynamics
ISR alum Sanjeev Khudanpur earns tenure
Khudanpur has been promoted to Associate Professor at Johns Hopkins University.
Barua, Udayakumaran awarded patent for memory allocation
Prof. Barua and his former student were awarded a patent for a new dynamic memory allocation methodology.
Alumni Introduce "Sezmi," New Broadcast TV Network
ECE alumni Pati and Wiser attract attention with creation of new network alternative to cable.
ECE Students, Alumnus Among UM $50K Business Plan Competition Winners
ECE undergrad Randolph Ballard & alumnus and faculty researcher Mehdi Kalantari among competition winners.
S.K. Gupta and teammates win 2007 'Invention of the Year' physical science award
Gupta also finalist in information science category; Gary Rubloff finalist in physical science.
Alumnus interview: George Kantor
He tells us about the DEPTHX underwater robot project.
Liu, Alumnus Han Co-Author Book on Wireless Networks
Prof. Ray Liu and alum Zhu Han co-author new book on cross-layer optimization of wireless networks.
Alumnus Xiaobo Tan receives ONR grant for biomimetic robotic fish
Robots are based on biological principles and incorporate biomimetic electroactive polymers.
ECE Alumnus Wins Best Paper at IEEE Wireless Conference
Onur Kaya, Ph.D. '05, received an award for the paper he co-authored on wireless networking.
Researchers Win MURI Award for Multi-Scale Networks
Team that includes Profs. Baras and Ephremides wins multi-million dollar grant to develop communication networks.
Chuang Earns Intel Achievement Award
Ph.D. Alumnus Wen-Hsien Chuang receives highest honor as employee at Intel.
All Things Considered explores icy waters with DEPTHX
ECE/ISR alumnus George Kantor's control research contributes to autonomous underwater vehicle's success.
Spring 2008 Systems Solutions available
Two symposiums, research and industry news, faculty and alumni updates, and more in ISR's newsletter.
Baras Delivers ECC '07 Plenary, Publishes Paper on Wireless Security
Based on ECC plenary lecture, paper was published in special issue of European Journal of Control.
Alum Andrew Newman wins Hart Prize for Development
Award is for automated collaborative dynamic retasking project.
Alumnus interview: Ingar Grev
He talks with us about applying systems concepts in the business world.
Khandani Receives NSF Grant for Research on Information Flow Theory
Research scientist & alumnus will examine flow theory in dense wireless networks.
Farvardin Professorship Fund Reaches $500K
Gift from Jeong H. Kim helps fund reach milestone, supports Great Expectations campaign.
Alumnus George Kantor promoted at Carnegie-Mellon
Kantor's research also featured in Sept. 2007 IEEE Spectrum magazine.
NEXTOR receives $1 million NASA grant for improving air traffic control
ISR Associate Professor David Lovell is PI for Maryland portion of grant.
Alumnus Trappe Appointed Associate Director of Rutgers' WINLAB
Ph.D. alumnus selected to help direct innovative wireless networking research center.
ISR postdoc and alumna Mounya Elhilali to join Johns Hopkins University
Elhilali will become assistant professor in January 2008.
Lateral Two-Terminal Nanotube Devices and Method for their Formation (ISR IP)
This IP is available to license.
ISR's Intelligent Servosystems Lab places two summer interns at Intelligent Automation Inc.
Matteo Mischiati and Philip Twu are the first IAI interns in a new collaborative program.
John Baras invited speaker at MIT Enterprise Forum
ECE/ISR professor spoke on his patented "new method and apparatus for conditional access in broadcast/multicast systems."
ISR alum Fumin Zhang joins Georgia Tech faculty
The 2004 ECE Ph.D. is currently a postdoc at Princeton working with Naomi Leonard.
ISR alum Andrew Newman promoted at Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Lab
Former student of P.S. Krishnaprasad has been with APL since 2003.
ISR alum Wade Trappe earns tenure at Rutgers
Research focuses on wireless security, ad hoc and sensor network security, and multimedia security.
Akin, recent alumni win at business plan competition
Their company, Geo-Haul LLC, takes second place in 'young alumni division.'
ISR alum Ram Venkataraman Iyer earns tenure at Texas Tech
Former student of P.S. Krishnaprasad specializes in systems and control theory in the context of aerospace and smart structures.
ISR alums Leonard, Tassiulas named IEEE Fellows
Both earned Electrical Engineering Ph.D.s in the early 1990s.
Krishnaprasad, Baras, Moss participating in new MURI awards
ISR faculty on teams researching MANETs, sensor networks and micro air vehicles for Department of Defense.
ISR alum Victor De Oliveira elected to International Statistical Institute
Former student of Ben Kedem is member of business school faculty at UT San Antonio.
ISR alum Haga joins faculty at National Sun Yat-Sen University, Taiwan
Former student of Rajeev Barua will continue research in compiler techniques for embedded processors.
ISR alum Ajay Gupta chairs task force for incoming Maryland governor
Gupta's firm guides O'Malley's cyber security and data privacy transition.
Marcus, Fu, Chang and Hu co-author Simulation-based Algorithms for Markov Decision Processes
Book explains recent sampling and population-based numerical algorithms that overcome the difficulties of computing an optimal solution in terms of a policy and/or value function.
ISR alum Yan Sun wins NSF CAREER Award
Former student of K.J. Ray Liu will focus research on building trust in distributed networks.
Winter Commencement Speaker Announced
BAE Systems President and CEO Mark Ronald will address December engineering graduates.
ISR alumni Sarkar, Poovendran earn tenure
Both have been promoted to associate professor at their universities
Krishnaprasad delivers Munich Mathematical Colloquium lecture
Control expert speaks on "Geometric Control, Cohesion and Pursuit."
ISR alum Gubner author of new book on probability and random processes
Former student of Prakash Narayan now University of Wisconsin associate professor
ISR alum Rajiv Laroia honored by Clark School of Engineering
Developer of wireless technologies now in 'Innovation Hall of Fame'
Renowned Telecom Experts to Deliver White Symposium
October 16 event will feature Barry West, Andrew Viterbi and Rajiv Laroia.
ISR alum Hamid Jafarkhani named IEEE Fellow
UC Irvine professor also wins IEEE's Marconi Prize.
New ISR Systems Solutions available online
Latest ISR newsletter highlights 20 years of research achievements
Alumnae Chiu wins Macronix Golden Silicon Award
Tsing-Hua University professor develops new switch architecture
Book by ISR alum and UMD professor enters second edition
Cryptography and coding book grew out of class the pair developed
ISR alum helps develop technology to regrow teeth
Jie Chen and colleagues design wireless device to stimulate root growth
Mingyan Liu promoted at University of Michigan
ECE/ISR alumna is named associate professor in Electrical and Computer Engineering Department.
ISR alum earns tenure at MIT
Eytan Modiano, a specialist in optical and ad hoc wireless networks, is an associate professor at MIT.
ISR's 20th Anniversary Celebration Symposium
Special day features friends from throughout ISR's history
Alumna Featured in MIT's Technology Review
Zheng was cited for her innovations in cognitive radio technology.
Baras, Gu, Jiang awarded patent for video codec
Professor John S. Baras (ECE/ISR) and ISR alumni Junfeng Gu and Yimin Jiang were issued U.S. Patent 7,006568 on Feb. 28, 2006 for a 3D wavelet-based video encoding/decoding system.
Cukier and students semifinalists in business plan competition
Company to develop computer network security risk assessment products
ISR alum Xiaobo Tan wins NSF CAREER Award
ISR alum and current Michigan State University ECE Assistant Professor Xiaobo Tan has won a National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award for his research, "Dexterous Biomimetic Micromanipulation Using Artificial Muscles: Modeling, Sensing and Control."
ISR alum wins INFORMS dissertation award
Robert Day cited for best dissertation in operations research
Alumnus Wins MIT Technovator Award
Balaji Sampath was recognized for his philanthropic work in India.
ISR quartet writes multimedia fingerprinting book
Wu, Liu, Wang and Trappe book covers emerging digital forensics technology
Wu, Liu, Wang and Trappe win best paper award
IEEE Signal Processing Society honors work in anti-collusion codes
Ephremides, Ayyagari awarded patent for DS-CSMA Networks
Invention maximizes data throughput over a multicode network
Mao and Karakos selected for IBM symposium
Grad student and alum among select group presenting scholarly research
Berenstein, Krishnaprasad contribute to new signal processing book
Work is based on 2004 symposium honoring Berenstein
ISR alumna Haitao Zheng named to 'top 35 innovators under 35' list
MIT Technology Review magazine cites her work on cognitive radios
Yuichi Kato helps design new Honda Gold Wing motorcycle
Former ISR visiting scientist designes many plastic parts on new model
ISR alum Sean Andersson joins Boston University faculty
Will be assistant professor in aerospace and mechanical engineering
Two patents for Ephremides and Ayyagari
Inventions target power control in computer networks
Wang, Trappe, Wu and Liu win EURASIP best paper award
Research focuses on group-oriented fingerprinting for multimedia forensics
ISR alum George Kantor co-authors new robotics book
Principles of Robot Motion includes theory, algorithims and implementation
ISR alum Koushik Kar wins NSF CAREER Award
Five-year award funds research on ad-hoc and sensor networks
ISR alum Aaron Falk named chair of IRTF
USC scientist to head Internet Research Task Force
ISR faculty win two Invention of the Year awards
Faculty recognized in information science and physical science categories
Former ISR visiting scientist develops new engine
Honda's Kazutomo Nishida designs iGX440 general purpose engine
ISR alumna Naomi Leonard delivers distinguished lecture
Underwater robotics specialist speaks at UC Santa Barbara
Priya Ranjan and AID help tsunami survivors
ISR postdoc and alumnus active in the Association for India's Development
Naomi Leonard profiled in New York Times
ISR alumane is MacArthur Foundation Fellow.
Alum Naomi Leonard named as MacArthur Fellow
Sept 2004—Expert in underwater robotics research receives coveted, no-strings-attached "genius" grant.
ISR SAC member named engineering dean at Carnegie-Mellon
June 2004—Pradeep Khosla begins his appointment July 1.
ISR alum Leonard speaks at ECE Alumni Lecture
May 2004—Former student of Professor Krishnaprasad spoke about her work on"Cooperative Control and the Autonomous Ocean Sampling Network."
Alumnis Jie Chen named Distinguished Lecturer by IEEE Circuits and Systems Society
April 2004—Topics to include "Nanoscale Device Modeling and its Fault-tolerance Mesoscopic System Design" and "Joint Cross-layer Design for Wireless QoS Content Delivery."
El-Gamal, recipient of 2004 NSF CAREER Award
ISR alum's research will focus on antenna diversity techniques
Leonard is Principal Investigator
ISR alum heads investigation for the Department of Defense
Mingyan Liu wins CAREER Award
Project develops design methodology for large-scale wireless sensor networks
Saswati Sarkar wins NSF CAREER Award
ISR alum is now assistant professor at the University of Pennsylvania.
Leonard conducts underwater robotics research
Team launched fleets of underwater vehicles into the Pacific Ocean
Wu and Liu receive one-year DDET award
The one-year grant is for $220,000
Wu and Liu are PIs for AFRL anti-collusion fingerprinting
Research will design efficient and effective fingerprints for plain text and multimedia content.
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