Author: Olivia Ruf

Two Cyclone engineers receive NSF grant to create a smarter aircraft and spacecraft

Piloting an aircraft is popularly described as hours of boredom punctuated by periods of terror. Similarly, a spacecraft in transit to a distant target remains largely dormant, but for periodic heightened activity required for maintenance and staying on course. Aircraft and spacecraft are complex systems of systems that must seamlessly work together, switching control through … Continue reading Two Cyclone engineers receive NSF grant to create a smarter aircraft and spacecraft

Dubuque Regional Airport renames terminal after ECpE Hall of Fame member Robert L. Martin

The Dubuque Regional Airport is renaming its terminal in honor of Robert L. Martin, World War II combat pilot and member of the Iowa State University Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECpE) inaugural Hall of Fame class. The Dubuque Regional Airport Commission voted unanimously to endorse and accept a petition filed to name the … Continue reading Dubuque Regional Airport renames terminal after ECpE Hall of Fame member Robert L. Martin

ECpE Assistant Professor Cheng Huang receives first major grant from NSF

Cheng Huang, assistant professor with the Iowa State University Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECpE), has received his first major grant through the National Science Foundation (NSF) since joining Iowa State in 2018. Throughout his career, Huang has focused on the research and development of various types of power management integrated circuits (PMICs). He … Continue reading ECpE Assistant Professor Cheng Huang receives first major grant from NSF

Faculty Zoughi and Al Qaseer receive IEEE APS Prize Paper Award

Iowa State University Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECpE) faculty Reza Zoughi and Mohammad T. Al Qaseer have been awarded the 2020 IEEE Harold A. Wheeler Applications Prize Paper Award for their outstanding work in their academic paper entitled, “A Compact Microwave Camera Based on Chaotic Excitation Synthetic-Aperture Radar (CESAR).” This award is presented … Continue reading Faculty Zoughi and Al Qaseer receive IEEE APS Prize Paper Award

ECpE Academic Adviser Bob Thompson announces retirement

Iowa State University Academic Adviser in Electrical in Computer Engineering (ECpE) Bob Thompson is announcing his retirement after working in the department for six years. Thompson has previously worked with senior portfolio classes, where seniors compile work from throughout their college career, such as from their senior design courses. Thompson also wrote grants to help … Continue reading ECpE Academic Adviser Bob Thompson announces retirement

In Memory: ECpE Associate Professor J. (Joseph) Don Musil

J. (Joseph) Don Musil, who went by Don, former faculty member of Iowa State University‘s Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECpE), passed away on April 30, 2020, at the age of 99. Musil attended Kansas State University in Manhattan, Kansas, graduating in three years with a bachelor of science degree in electrical engineering. He … Continue reading In Memory: ECpE Associate Professor J. (Joseph) Don Musil

ECpE’s Goce Trajcevski named Outstanding Faculty of the Year by Engineering Student Council

Each spring, the Iowa State University Engineering Student Council honors outstanding Cyclone Engineering faculty, students and staff at the Student Council Awards. One of this year’s honorees was Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECpE) Associate Professor Goce Trajcevski, who was named Outstanding Engineering Faculty of the Year. Trajcevski came to Iowa State, joining ECpE … Continue reading ECpE’s Goce Trajcevski named Outstanding Faculty of the Year by Engineering Student Council