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Cornell ECE Faculty Profile: Professor Stephen Wicker

Stephen Wicker works in the area of information networks, with an emphasis on the application of game theory, mechanism design, and other technologies that enhance privacy and expression rights for those using large-scale information systems. More

Alumni Spotlight: Sarah Fischell

"Cornell totally prepared me to ask the right questions, to absorb new technical knowledge and to work with a group to define problems and find solutions to those problems,” said Fischell. “These skills were key to success in my engineering career.” More

Q&A with Clif Pollock and Michael Spencer

Professor Michael Spencer recently met with ECE Director Clif Pollock to discuss the devaluation of hardware and how a software-focused generation is changing the way students learn. They also discussed the ways in which the department can contribute to research improving high voltage electronics. More

ECE Teaching Snapshot: Carl Poitras

In the spring 2015 semester, Senior Research Associate and Lecturer Carl Poitras implemented changes to the syllabus of ECE 3400: ECE Practice and Design to include engineering design contests and teamwork components. More

Welcome Jamol Pender

“There is something about a proof that says ‘this is the answer’---I find that very satisfying,” says Pender.jamil More

Microsystems a Major Research Area

With the ubiquity of handheld devices and the advent of the Internet of Things—networking everything from cars to light bulbs—microsystems, which bring together functionalities such as sensing, actuation, information processing, and communication at chip-scale, has become a major area of research in electrical and computer engineering. More

Welcome Yudong Chen

When Yudong Chen was a child in Guangzhou, China he liked to build things with his father. More

Welcome Siddhartha Banerjee

Siddhartha Banerjee studies complex large-scale systems with many interacting agents and difficult sets of problems to solve. More

Welcome Kilian Weinberger

In his book Outliers, psychology writer Malcolm Gladwell says that achieving greatness in a field of human endeavor often rests on two essential factors More

Welcome Elaine Shi

Shi believes academic researchers can play a leading role in creating secure and protected software platforms for cryptocurrencies and smart contracts More