News Archive for ECE - circuits and systems

Stephanie Musinsky and Amanda Randles

March 01, 2017

Simulating Many Heartbeats

Undergraduate Stephanie Musinsky is upgrading a supercomputer program that can simulate blood flow down to the cellular level

February 10, 2017

Hu Wins EDAA Outstanding Dissertation Award

Kai Hu, a recent Duke ECE doctoral graduate, has won the 2016 European Design and Automation Association’s (EDAA) Outstanding Dissertations Award for new directions in logic, physical design and CAD for analog/mixed-signal, nano-scale and emerging technologies. This is the fourth time Duke doctoral [...]

December 21, 2016

Hai “Helen” Li: Modeling the Future of Computing After the Human Brain

New faculty member Hai “Helen” Li will create a brain-inspired computing research program at Duke

December 06, 2016

ECE Doctoral Graduate Ran Wang Wins International Award

Ran Wang, a 2016 graduate of Duke University’s Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) PhD program, has won the 2016 IEEE Test Technology Technical Council's E. J. McCluskey Doctoral Thesis Award—an award given annually after an international competition for the best PhD thesis in the field. Wang [...]

October 05, 2016

Mikkelsen Named Army Research Office Young Investigator

Maiken H. Mikkelsen, the Nortel Networks Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering and assistant professor of physics at Duke University, has won two new highly competitive research awards—the Young Investigator Program award from the Army Research Office (ARO) and a $2 million [...]

smart meters

September 21, 2016

Making Smart Meters Smarter

Duke engineers seek energy insights by reading a building's electrical signatures

July 13, 2016

Duke Robotics in Action

Come along for a brief tour through just a few of the current projects being pursued by the up-and-coming Duke Robotics group.

February 10, 2016

The Genetic Codes That Create Optical Computers

Researchers at Duke University can use photons instead of electrons to store data, drastically increasing the storage capacity of the optical analog of Blu-Ray discs. So what are your top 5,000 movies? “That’s the kind of ridiculous thing we can do, but I don’t know how we’re going to use it,” said [...]

October 15, 2015

Duke Launches Autism Research App with Global Reach

A team of researchers, engineers and software developers from Duke University and the Duke Medical Center has introduced a free iOS app to learn more about autism in young children living around the world. Beginning Thursday, a ResearchKit app called “Autism & Beyond” is being offered from the [...]

August 31, 2015

A Partnership to Secure and Protect the Emerging Internet of Things

The digital world once existed largely in non-material form. But with the rise of connected homes, smart grids and autonomous vehicles, the cyber and the physical are merging in new and exciting ways. These hybrid forms are often called ‘cyber-physical systems’ (CPS), and are giving rise to a new ‘ [...]

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