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Designing Advanced Spintronic Materials with Giant Spin Hall Effect

Dr. Priyamvada Jadaun and associates at the Microelectronics Research Center and the Texas Advanced Computing Center at The University of Texas at Austin have been researching SHE, the Spin Hall Effect
Alex Hanson

Texas ECE to Develop Power System for Lunar and Martian Bases

Prof. Alex Hanson of Texas ECE has partnered with Apogee Semiconductor, a Dallas-based startup, on a NASA contract to develop high-power energy management for planned lunar and Martian bases.
Prof. Alex Huang Receives IEEE PELS R. David Middlebrook Achievement Award

Prof. Alex Huang Receives IEEE PELS R. David Middlebrook Achievement Award

The IEEE PELS R. David Middlebrook Achievement Award was established in 2011 to "honor an individual who is judged to have accomplished outstanding contribution in the technical field of power electronics, within one or more subfields such as modeling & control, design-oriented analysis, development, simulation and application of electronic devices, passive components, analog sensing, and power circuits for inverters, converters and motor drives in all power levels."
Prof. David Z. Pan Research Group Wins Best Paper Award at ISPD'20

Prof. David Z. Pan Research Group Wins Best Paper Award at ISPD'20

Prof. David Z. Pan and his research group won the Best Paper award from the ACM International Symposium on Physical Design (ISPD) 2020 for their paper “TEMPO: Fast Mask Topography Effect Modeling with Deep Learning.” Authors on the paper were Wei Ye, Mohamed Baker Alawieh, Yuki Watanabe, Shigeki Nojima, Yibo Lin, and David Z. Pan.
Prof. Jean Anne Incorvia

Prof. Jean Anne Incorvia Receives NSF Grant to Study All-Magnetic Probabilistic Computing

Prof. Jean Anne Incorvia of Texas ECE along with Prof. Supriyo Bandyopadhyay of Virginia Commonwealth University have received a National Science Foundation (NSF) Grant to study and demonstrate a system that will greatly reduce the hardware burden associated with generating correlations between two or more p-bit streams.
New Sensor May Soon Test for Coronavirus and Flu Simultaneously

New Sensor May Soon Test for Coronavirus and Flu Simultaneously

“With a second wave of the coronavirus likely to appear right as we get into flu season, there’s an urgent need for diagnostics that can differentiate between COVID-19 and influenza,” said Deji Akinwande, a professor in the Cockrell School of Engineering’s Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering.
New Imaging Discovery Could Take Tech Behind Self-Driving Cars to the Next Level

New Imaging Discovery Could Take Tech Behind Self-Driving Cars to the Next Level

The team’s findings were published in May in Nature Photonics. The team includes UT’s Seth R. Bank, a professor in the Cockrell School’s Department of Electrical and Computing Engineering, UT electrical and computer engineering Ph.D. student Stephen March, and, from UVA, Campbell and postdoc Andrew Jones.
EURASIP

Prof. Bovik, Prof. Vishwanath and Students Win EURASIP Best Paper Awards

Prof Alan Bovik, Prof. Sriram Vishwanath and their students have been awarded 2020 EURASIP Best Paper Awards.
New 5G Switches Mean Battery Life Improvements

New 5G Switches Mean Battery Life Improvements, Higher Bandwidth and Speeds

Prof. Deji Akinwande and his research team published their findings today in the journal Nature Electronics.
ECE Honors 2019-2020 Award Winners

ECE Honors 2019-2020 Award Winners

Texas ECE held a Virtual Honors event on Wednesday, May 20 to honor students and faculty for their successes and contributions during the 2019-2020 academic year.