US Department of Energy’s computing facility features Iowa State research on silicon solar cells

Research led by Iowa State University Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering Adjunct Professor Rana Biswas recently was featured in an article on the website for the United States Department of Energy high-performance computing facility National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center. The research piece, titled “Nano-Photonic Structures for Light Trapping in Ultra-Thin Crystalline Silicon Solar … Continue reading US Department of Energy’s computing facility features Iowa State research on silicon solar cells

Racing to the future: Students collaborate to design vehicles using augmented reality

When most of us drive our cars, we’re busy thinking about what’s on the radio, what we’re making for dinner and, hopefully, the other drivers and pedestrians around us. Most likely, we aren’t thinking about the elaborate computer systems keeping our vehicles running smoothly and safely. And thankfully, we don’t have to think about the … Continue reading Racing to the future: Students collaborate to design vehicles using augmented reality

Iowa State ECpE researchers to collaborate on cybersecurity defense research

This month, researchers from Iowa State University’s Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECpE) will work with a team from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln to conduct cybersecurity defense research, thanks to a contract from U.S. Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM), awarded to the National Strategic Research Institute (NSRI). The two universities will collaborate with cybersecurity industry consultants … Continue reading Iowa State ECpE researchers to collaborate on cybersecurity defense research

Ashfaq Khokhar named chair of Iowa State’s Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Ashfaq Khokhar has been named the Palmer Department Chair in Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECpE) at Iowa State University. His appointment officially begins Jan. 1, 2017. Khokhar is currently chair of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Illinois Institute of Technology, where he has held the position since 2013. Previously, he was a … Continue reading Ashfaq Khokhar named chair of Iowa State’s Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Iowa State’s ECpE faculty highlighted in Nanoscale journal

Research led by two Iowa State University faculty members in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECpE) recently was published in Nanoscale, a peer-reviewed journal specializing in nanoscience and nanotechnology. The publication highlighted the research on the back cover of its 44th issue. Rana Biswas, adjunct professor, and Jaeyoun Kim, associate professor, led the … Continue reading Iowa State’s ECpE faculty highlighted in Nanoscale journal

Iowa State’s ECpE External Advisory Board members share advice for students

On Oct. 14, 18 External Advisory Board (EAB) members for Iowa State University’s Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECpE) department, along with additional faculty and staff, attended the annual EAB fall meeting held on campus in Coover Hall. The ECpE EAB is a board of experts, including some alumni, in the electrical and computer engineering industries. … Continue reading Iowa State’s ECpE External Advisory Board members share advice for students

ECpE Department receives major external research awards

During the months of July through September 2016, Iowa State University’s Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECpE) received many external research awards from the Department of Energy (DOE), the National Science Foundation (NSF) and other groups. Major grants from the DOE include an award of $1,162,477 for a project entitled “Autonomous Tools for Attack … Continue reading ECpE Department receives major external research awards

Iowa State’s ECpE department receives Department of Energy grant for $1.3 million

Three faculty members in Iowa State University’s Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECpE) have been awarded a grant from the United States Department of Energy (DOE)’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE). The award of $1.3 million comes from the program “Solid-State Lighting Advanced Technology R&D-2016.” Ruth Shinar, senior scientist at the … Continue reading Iowa State’s ECpE department receives Department of Energy grant for $1.3 million