Events and Lectures

ECE Research Seminar (Virtual Event*) – December 4th, 2pm CST

New Insights: How Bio-inspired Intelligence Assists in Robotics and Embedded Systems Chaomin Luo | Abstract: Nowadays, computational intelligence, machine learning, and, especially, bio-inspired intelligence plays an increasingly important role on electrical engineering, and mechatronics engineering including robotics, control, automation, and embedded systems. In this talk, computational intelligence, machine learning and bio-inspired intelligence methods are…

November 17, 2020

ECE Research Seminar (Virtual Event*) – November 6, 2-3pm CST

  Compressive Sensing Meets Machine Learning Ali Gurbuz | Abstract: In this talk, I will introduce several machine learning based projects going on in IMPRESS Lab and present several recent results on compressive learning. Since the revolution of digital age, sensors acquire data in a fixed way independent of the task and how that…

October 28, 2020

Joint ECE and CAVS Distinguished Lecture with Dr. Yang-Ki Hong

Join us October 23 at 2:00 pm on Webex for a lecture with Dr. Yang-Ki Hong of University of Alabama’s Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering as he discusses  Magnetics for Telecommunication and Electric Machines.   Abstract: First, cars powered by internal combustion engines (ICEs) will be phased out to reduce fuel emissions, thereby addressing…

October 13, 2020

ECE Research Seminar (Virtual Event*) – 10/16/2020

Securing the Dielectric Integrity of Conventional and Emerging Power Applications Chanyeop Park | Abstract: The emergence of wide bandgap (WBG) power semiconductors, advances in power electronic converter (PEC) topologies, and the improvement of device packaging and thermal management enabled the dynamic control of energy as well as the high-power-density designs of devices. However, the…

October 6, 2020

Advising for Senior Design 2 Spring 2021 Students

Current Design 1 students, I’m so sad we will need to hold our final advising session via webex, but I do want you to have all the information you need to prepare for your final term. Please watch this video for my usual presentation of information –  Elective options are linked here – General…

September 16, 2020

ECE Seminar – 09/18/20 at 2:00 PM

Can the GPS Chip on Your Phone Help Beat the Climate Change? Dr. Mehmet Kurum | Abstract: In this talk, I will introduce a “Microwave Farms” concept for precision agriculture driven by Signals of Opportunity (SoOp) and received by smartphones deployed on small drones. In broad terms, “Microwave Farms” opportunistically reutilizes any anthropogenic signals…

September 11, 2020

Joint ECE and CAVS Distinguished Lecture — 09/09/2020 at 9:00 AM

Artificial Intelligence for Smart City Transportation Sanjay Ranka Department of Computer Information Science and Engineering University of Florida, Gainesville Abstract: We live in an era of real-time gathering of information and its dissemination. The size of the digital universe is estimated to be around 50 Zettabytes today and expected to double every two years. The…

September 2, 2020

Senior Design I Presentations

Beginning on Tuesday, April 17th at 12:30 PM in Simrall 102, our senior design I students will present their final design review. Please come to provide guidance and feedback to these teams! You’ll need a laptop or device; browse to, then click on the appropriate team.

April 17, 2018

Learn more about our online graduate engineering programs – Online Information sessions available

March 20, 2018

2018 Spring Lamar Conerly Lecture Series

February 7, 2018