Electrical Engineering Posts

August 15th, 2023

Dr. Mona Ghassemi Awarded Over $800,000 from the United States Department of Energy

Dr. Mona Ghassemi received an $881,731 award from the¬†United States Department of Energy¬†for her research on High Power Density Cost Effective MC DC Aircraft Cable. This project focuses on developing an electric power system (EPS) for use in an all electric aircraft (AEA) that can safely operate in high-altitude and low-pressure environments. Research on anticipated …read more

August 2nd, 2022

Dr. Aria Nosratinia receives over $900,000 from the NSF

Dr. Aria Nosratinia has been awarded $998,168 from the National Science Foundation for his research on RINGS: Resilience of NextG Communication Systems to Malicious Modification Attacks. This project concentrates on the modification threats that infiltrate the physical layer of wireless communication systems, inflicting harm by compromising data, or hampering legitimate communication via jamming and denial …read more

May 14th, 2021

Dr. Aria Nosratinia Lands Almost $450,000 from NSF

Dr. Aria Nosratinia

The National Science Foundation (NSF) awarded Dr. Aria Nosratinia $449,410 for his research on CIF: Small: Community Detection Meets Non-Graph Data: Principles and Applications. The project focuses on the development of the field of graph inference in the presence of non-graph data. Dr. Nosratinia’s research analyzes the information limits of label recovery with side information …read more

March 11th, 2021

NSF Grants Dr. John Hansen $1.2 Million For Audio Recovery From The Apollo Missions

Dr. John Hansen

Dr. John Hansen was awarded $1,211,500 from the National Science Foundation for his research on Developing a Multi-Channel Naturalistic Audio Corpora for the Natural Language Processing Research Community. Dr. Hansen’s team is developing an audio resource of real-world speech communications of one of history’s greatest scientific and technical accomplishments – the NASA Apollo missions. The …read more

March 11th, 2021

Carlos Busso Lands $1 Million Grant from NSF

Carlos Busso

Dr. Carlos Busso received $1,075,386 from the National Science Foundation for his research on Creating The Largest Speech Emotional Database By Leveraging Existing Naturalistic Recordings. The project focuses on developing the MSP-Podcast corpus, which would be the largest, publicly available, naturalistic speech emotional database. The MSP-Podcast will provide infrastructure to address automatic speech recognition and …read more

January 12th, 2021

NSF Funds Dr. Hu’s Multi-System Driving Project

Dr. Yang Hu

Dr. Yang Hu, Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering, received a CAREER award from the National Science Foundation for his research on Rethinking the Architectures and Systems for Autonomous Driving Infrastructure. The $508,339 project aims to redesign the way driving works: from a single-body car-based platform to a networked multi-object system where competencies interact among cars …read more

August 10th, 2020

Dr. Qing Gu’s Novel Laser Research Earns CAREER Award from NSF

Dr. Qing Gu

The National Science Foundation (NSF) awarded Dr. Qing Gu, Assistant Professor of electrical and computer engineering, a $500,000 Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award for her continuous research on developing novel lasers. Dr. Gu’s Environmentally Stable Electrically Pumped Perovskite Laser project will enable efficient and low-cost integrated photonic solutions for confocal microscopy, on-chip fluorescent sensing, …read more

April 10th, 2020

Engineer Awarded Young Investigator Award from ONR

Jie Zhang

Dr. Jie Zhang is an Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering in the Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science. Dr. Zhang is one of this year’s recipients of the Office of Naval Research’s (ONR) Young Investigator Award for his research on Deep Learning-based Reliability and Resilience Enhancement of Future Navy Ships and Their Integration …read more