Tag: electrical and computer

It’s my job: Will Bates

Will Bates, ’14 double major in electrical and computer engineering and computer science Software Engineer Johnson Outdoors, Alpharetta, Georgia A day in the work life I’ve been fishing since I was 5 years old, and I’ve always had such a passion for it. I never thought I would be working in an industry where I’d…




Feeling the SonarBeat

Two graduate students and their faculty advisor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and the Wireless Engineering Research and Education Center were recently recognized for their demonstration of the ‘SonarBeat’ vital sign monitoring system at the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers International Conference on Sensing, Communication and Networking, or IEEE SECON. Xuyu…




53 Game-changers: Ujjwal Guinn

Counterfeiters, beware. Ujjwal Guin has you in his sights. No, he’s not a member of the Secret Service, which is responsible for investigating counterfeit currency. He’s an assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering, and the focus of his research is how to detect counterfeit integrated circuits and prevent them from being used in electronic…




Into the lab: Electrical and Computer Engineering

Shumin Wang, associate professor of electrical and computer engineering, has been awarded a $407,000 National Institutes of Health grant todevelop a new technique that will combine transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to facilitate the treatment of neuropsychiatric and neurological disorders such as depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder and epilepsy. As the principal investigator,…




Class, anyone?

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) is launching a new online non-thesis master degree program beginning fall 2014. This program joins nine other online graduate degree programs in the college. The new ECE option will not only enable students to take traditional courses to earn a master’s degree in electrical and computer engineering,…




Into the Lab: Electrical and Computer Engineering

Gopikrishna Deshpande, researcher at Auburn University’s Magnetic Resonance Imaging Research Center and assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering, and a team of scientists from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) are investigating how brain networks shape religious beliefs, and have found that brain interactions are different among religious and non-religious subjects. The group has…




Into the Lab: Electrical and Computer

Electrical and computer engineering faculty member Shumin Wang is looking deep — he is researching the use of 7 Tesla (T) MRI scanners for deep-brain imaging. Wang is investigating a new phased array transceiver technique that combines safe, anatomy-specific radio frequency transmission and low-noise multi-channel signal reception in a single device to produce improved visuals…