Division News

Best Wishes to ECE PhD 1 April 2016

Best wishes and congratulations to Dr. Banadaki Yaser, a former Ph.D. student of Dr. Ashok Srivastava, for starting his academic career as an assistant professor at the Department of Electronics Engineering Technology, Southern University, in 2016.

ECE Team Earns Best Paper Award 1 August 2015

Congratulations to ECE graduate students and faculty members Mr. Zhou Zhao, Dr. Ashok Srivastava, Dr. Lu Peng, Mr. Shaoming Chen, and Mr. Saraju Mohanty for being awarded the Best PhD Forum Paper Award for their paper entitled “Strategy on Removing Dark Silicon from VLSI Chip”, published in the Proceedings of IEEE Computer Society Annual Symposium on VLSI (ISVLSI), Montpellier, France, 2015.

ECE PhD Awarded Position 2 May 2015

Congratulations to Dr. Ebrahim Amiri, a former Ph. D. student of Dr. Ernest Mendrela, for starting his academic career as an assistant professor at the Department of Electrical Engineering, University of New Orleans, in 2015.

ECE PhD Awarded Position 1 May 2015

Congratulations to Dr. Tracy Toups, a former Ph. D. student of Dr. Leszek Czarnecki, for starting his academic career as an assistant professor at the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, California State University at Sacramento, in 2015.

ECE PhD Awarded Position 20 April 2015

Congratulations to Dr. Edward Song, a former Ph. D. student of Dr. Jin-Woo Choi, for starting his academic career as an assistant professor at Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of New Hampshire, in 2015.

Fellowship Awarded 20 March 2015

Congratulations to Mr. Kang Zhang, a current Ph. D. student of Dr. Xin Li, on his recently awarded LSU Dissertation Year Fellowship in 2015.

Fellowship Awarded 20 March 2015

Congratulations to Mr. Merrel Holley, a current Ph. D. student of Dr. Kidong Park, on his recently awarded Board of Regents Fellowship in 2015.

Fellowship Awarded 1 Jan 2015

Congratulations to Mr. Jeonghwan Kim, a current Ph. D. student of Dr. Martin Feldman, on his recently awarded LSU Dissertation Year Fellowship Award in 2015.

ECE PhD Awarded Position 20 May 2014

Congratulations to Dr. Lide Duan, a former Ph. D. student of Dr. Lu Peng, for starting his academic career as an assistant professor at Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Texas at San Antonio, in 2014.

Graduate Assistantship Awarded 20 May 2014

Congratulations to Mr. Sam Irving, a current Ph. D. student of Dr. Lu Peng, on his recently awarded Donald W. Clayton Ph. D. Graduate Assistantship in 2014.

ECE Doctoral Student Awarded Scholarship 24 April 2014

ECE doctoral student Vanya Cherneva was awarded the Eleanor Earle Memorial AAUW Scholarship. Full Story

ECE Team Wins Robot Competition 5 April 2014

A team that included ECE students placed 3rd in the IEEE Region 5 Robot Competition Saturday, 5 April 2014. Full Story

Farewell, Dr. Kinney 21 July 2013

ECE Professor Emeritus Ralph A. Kinney passed away on July 21, 2013 at the age of 82. Professor Kinney was an athlete, soldier, teacher, sailor, artist, softball coach, sports fan, friend, family member and above all a mentor. Read More

ECE Prof Suresh Rai Presented Honorary Degree by Indian President 22 May 2013

ECE Professor Suresh Rai was presented an honorary Doctor of Science degree from National Institute of Technology by Indian President Pranab Mukherjee. Full Story

Wu Featured in LSU Today 21 September 2012

ECE Faculty Member Hsiao-Chun Wu selected as the Flagship Faculty for the August 24 issue of LSU Today. Full Story

Mehraeen gets NSF CAREER Award 21 September 2012

ECE faculty member Dr. Shahab Mehraeen has received a prestigious CAREER Award from the National Science Foundation to support his research on advanced nonlinear control of AC/DC microgrids. Full Story

Zhou now an AAAS Fellow 20 September 2012

ECE Faculty member Kemin Zhou has been named a Fellow by the American Association for the Advancement of Science for his contributions to the field advanced control theory and technology. Full Story

Srivastava and Zhou Now Titled Profs 20 September 2012

ECE faculty members Kemin Zhou and Ashok Srivastava have been awarded titled professorships in the College of Engineering. Full Story

CoE Students in Unique Internships 21 June 2012

From the cold of Alaska to the culture of Belgium, College of Engineering students, including ECE, are participating in a variety of internships not only across the country, but all over the world! Full Story

Retired EE professor Eugene Tims Passes Away 2 February 2012

It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Dr. Eugene Tims, a retired professor emeritus of electrical engineering; he passed away on February 2, 2012 at the age of 90. From his tenure as an EE faculty member, through his many years of service as an ECE Advisory Board member, he never lost the desire to teach others and to expand his knowledge of the world. The Department benefited from Dr. Tims' contributions across the years and he will be missed.

ECE Students and Astronaut Excite Girls about Engineering20 September 2011

ECE faculty member John Scalzo along with IEEE student and industry members and a former astronaut helped over 500 girls in grades five through eight survey the world of engineering through talks, a workshop, and a street fair, all part of the Sally Ride Science Festival held in LSU's Patrick F. Taylor Hall and sponsored by Exxon Mobil Corp. Full Story

ECE Grad Receives Prestigious Fellowship 14 June 2011

Recent ECE Graduate Precious Cantu, along with three other LSU students, were awarded NSF Graduate Research Fellowships. Ms. Cantu, who also received a McNair Scholarship, worked under the direction of ECE Professor Marty Feldman. Full Story

Ajmera Named Interim Chair 17 November 2010

ECE faculty member Pratul Ajmera was named ECE Interim Chair by College of Engineering Dean Rick Koubek 17 November 2010. Full Story

ECE Alumna, B 787 Engineer, Makes Estate Gift for ECE 1 October 2010

ECE alumna Karen Brack along with her husband Bill made an estate commitment to ECE. Details

ECE Professor Emeritus Interviewed 13 July 2010

ECE Professor Emeritus Leonard Adams reflects on his career in this interview.

ECE Students in LSU Black Leadership Initiative 13 July 2010

ECE students Phillip Thomas and Johnny Williams Jr. have been invited to participate in the Black Male Leadership Initiative Cohort Program. Full Story

ECE Prof Conference Program Chair 6 July 2010

ECE Professor Martin Feldman served as program chair for the 54th International Conference on Electron, Ion and Photon Beam Technology & Nanofabrication (EIPBN) held this June 1-4 in Anchorage, Alaska. Full Story

Perfect GPA for Graduating ECE Student 30 June 2010

Electrical and Computer Engineering student, Ryan Bowman, recently graduated from LSU with a perfect, 4.0, GPA, earning him the McLaughlin and University Medals. Full Story

ECE Profs Trahan and Vaidy Awarded Titles 30 June 2010

For their outstanding career accomplishments and dedicated service to ECE, Associate Professors Jerry Trahan and R. “Vaidy” Vaidyanathan have been selected to receive endowed professorships by the ECE Professorship Advisory Committee. Full Story

ECE Alumnus Returns an Entrepreneurial Success 29 June 2010

ECE alumnus and successful entrepreneur, Dr. Farrokh Shokooh, recently returned to LSU where he hosted a seminar and reception for students, faculty, alumni and industry representatives as president and CEO of Operation Technology, Inc. in Irvine, California. The company makes electrical power system analysis and design software. Full Story

ECE Scholarships Awarded 11 June 2010

An ECE scholarship banquet was held at which students were awarded scholarships in the presence of some of the donors funding the scholarships. Full Story

Medicine & Biology Club Founded 7 June 2010

ECE undergraduate and graduate students founded a club linked to the IEEE Engineering and Biology Society. The founding was led by ECE doctoral student Chao-Xuan Liu and the club will be advised by ECE faculty member Jin-Woo Choi. Liu hopes to transform the club into a full-fledged chapter of the important engineering society. Full Story

ECE Builds Links with Top Indian University 26 May 2010

ECE took the first steps in establishing an exchange program with one of India's top universities, the Indian Institute of Technology. Full Story

Student Wins Essay Competition for Campus Guide 19 May 2010

ECE PhD student Chao-Xuan Liu won an essay competition for UScampus Guide, hosted and sponsored by the American International Education Foundation (AIEF). The essay has been published in the Spring 2010 issue of UScampus Guide. Full Story

ECE Students Place in DM Contest 13 May 2010

ECE graduate students John Harvey and Raghavendra Kongari, with their animation inspired by Escher's Waterfall, placed second in the technical and scientific category of the contest associated with the Digital Media Fest, sponsored by LSU's Communication Across the Curriculum. Full Story

ECE Alumnus Publishes Textbook 6 May 2010

ECE alumnus Raj Nair recently completed and published his textbook, Power Integrity Analysis and Management for Integrated Circuits. Nair, a graduate of LSU, founded ComLSI Inc. and Anasim Corp., where he worked on developing advanced, patented techniques and tools for ULSI power integrity analysis and management. Full Story

ECE's Tonya Rushing Retires 6 May 2010

Long-time staffer, Tonya Rushing, recently retired after 21 years of bringing folksy warmth to the ECE front office. Full Story

ECE Awards Scholarship and Cash to Science Fair Winners 20 April 2010

The ECE department, long a source of judges for the regional and state science fair, has in recent years given scholarships and cash to the winning young scientists and engineers. This year three students have earned awards, Dustin James Carlino, Priash Patel, and Mitchell Hartley. Full Story

ECE Student Wins Poetry Slam 29 March 2010

Junior electrical engineering student Charlaya Washington recently won LSU's Annual Poetry Slam hosted by the Student Activities Board. There were 12 performers competing in this year's competition, held in the Student Union's Live Oak Lounge. Full Story

ECE students finish well in IEEE programming competition. 25 March 2010

The 2009 LSU IEEE Student Chapter placed 54th among more than 700 teams worldwide at the IEEExtreme Programming Competition. This competition is a global challenge in which teams of student members compete in a 24-hour time span against each other to solve a set of programming problems. Full Story

Mayor's Son Graduates from ECE 25 March 2010

Baton Rouge Mayor Kip Holden's son, Brian Holden, recently graduated from LSU with a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering and a minor in mathematics in December 2009. While a student at LSU, Brian was a member of the Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc. Full Story

Third place in robot soccer competition for ECE entrant. 8 February 2010

LSUAmoyNQ, the LSU RoboCup team, took third place in the 3D Simulation League at the 2009 Robot World Cup Soccer Games Competition held in Graz, Austria. Approximately 3,000 students and faculty from more than 30 countries and regions participated in this exciting competition. Full Story

ECE student wins best poster at undergraduate symposium. 8 February 2010

ECE student Precious Cantu recently won Best Poster Presentation in Level 2 Engineering at the Annual Symposium for Undergraduate Research based on research she conducted in Japan, where she won $100 for her poster. Full Story

ECE Boosts Efforts to Promote Women in Engineering 1 February 2010

ECE faculty participated in a summer camp designed to attract girls to engineering. Full Story

ECE Student Addresses Graduates at Engineering Diploma Ceremony 1 February 2010

Gaynelle Brown, an ECE senior from Garyville, Louisiana, was chosen to address the College of Engineering graduates at LSU's 270th Graduation Commencement on Dec. 18. Full Story

ECE alumni welcomed with reception before reunion. 1 February 2010

The ECE held an inaugural alumni reception which preceded the College of Engineering Alumni Reunion. The reception took place November 13 in the Electrical Engineering Building and was attended by over 60 alumni, families, faculty and student representatives. Full Story

ECE alumni honored for generosity to LSU 12 January 2010

LSU Electrical Engineering alumnus Les Broussard and his wife, Dot, were honored by the university with a celebratory luncheon Friday, November 13, 2009, recognizing their philanthropic gifts to the Forever LSU Campaign. Full Story

Gu Made IEEE Fellow 6 January 2010

ECE Professor Guoxiang Gu has been made an IEEE Fellow, a prestigious membership level. Full Story

1958 ECE Alumnus Honored for Generosity to LSU, ECE 13 November 2009

ECE alumnus Les Broussard and his wife, Dot, were honored by LSU with a celebratory luncheon Friday, 13 November 2009, recognizing their philanthropic gifts to the Forever LSU Campaign. Full Story

Ram Repeats Rainmaker Recognition 13 November 2009

ECE Professor Jagannathan Ramanujam was selected as one of the 2009 Rainmakers for LSU, the second time he was chosen for the honor. Full Story

ECE Faculty Member Files Reconfigurable Computing Patent 3 September 2009

ECE associate professor Ramachandran “Vaidy” Vaidyanathan has filed a patent for a reconfigurable computing technique. Full Story

Drs. Gunturk & Wei Promoted 31 August 2009

ECE assistant professors Bahadir K. Gunturk and Shuangqing Wei have been promoted to the rank of associate professor with tenure effective August 17, 2009. Full Story

Debut of NSF-Funded Bioengineering Lab Course 24 August 2009

An NSF-funded bioengineering laboratory course, EE 4000-1, debuts this semester. The course is funded in part through an NSF CCLI grant led by Jin-Woo Choi, who is also offering the course. Full Story

Local Company Helps Fund ECE Spectrum Sharing Investigation 13 August 2009

Bascom Hunter, a local company is partially funding ECE faculty member Shuangqing Wei to investigate radio spectrum sharing schemes. Full Story

ECE Student Paper is Competition Finalist 13 August 2009

A paper written by ECE doctoral student Yao Xu is a finalist in the IEEE Circuits and System Society Student Paper Competition. Full Story

ECE Student Prepares for WorldSkills Competition 12 August 2009

ECE student Hayden LeJeune, with the help of ECE and Louisiana Technical College (LTC) faculty, is preparing for his quest to become a World Champion in the 2009 WorldSkills Competition to be held Aug. 26 to Sept. 7 in Calgary, Alberta. Full Story

LSU Couple Gives Anniversary Gift to ECE 17 July 2009

Joel Ocmand, Jr. (ECE '02) and Jennifer Welshons (JD '04) dated, fell in love, and even married at LSU. So when they considered how to honor their second anniversary, LSU was, once again, not far from their minds. Full Story

Wu Named IEEE Lecturer 13 July 2009

ECE Associate Professor Hsiao-Chun Wu has been named a 2009 IEEE Distinguished Lecturer. Details

ECE Professor Awarded Patent 8 July 2009

ECE Professor Pratul Ajmera was awarded a patent for a field effect transistor with a gate that moves. Physically. Details

Energy Flywheel Donated 1 June 2009

Active Power, maker of flywheel uninterruptable power supplies, donates equipment to ECE. Details

ECE Student Promotes Engineering to 4-th Graders 12 May 2009

ECE graduate student Charisma Edwards along with Louisiana's first lady and chemical engineer, Supriya Jindal, helped spark fourth graders' interest in engineering Full Story

LSU Robot Soccer Team 12 May 2009

ECE faculty member Xin “Shane” Li will lead LSU's team, LsuAmoyNQ, in the RoboCup 2009 final tournaments.

Two ECE Students in 2009 Tiger Twelve 12 May 2009

ECE students Edwin Lee and Yunan Yuan were named one of the Class of 2009 Tiger Twelve for their exceptional achievements and service to the community.

Dr. Choi Recognized at Distinguished Faculty Reception 5 May 2009

ECE faculty member Jin-Woo Choi was recognized at the LSU Distinguished Faculty Award Reception. Full Story

ECE-Authored Textbook Published 17 April 2009

ECE faculty member Kemin Zhou's latest textbook, “Introduction to Feedback Control”, is being published by Prentice Hall. Full Story

ECE Student Represents USA at Competition 17 April 2009

ECE student Hayden LeJeune will represent the USA at the WorldSkills Competition, held in Calgary, Alberta. Full Story

Capstone Sponsors Wanted 10 February 2009

ECE seeks industry sponsors for capstone design projects that our students complete in their senior year. Details

Professor El-Amawy Retires 12 January 2009

Ahmed A. El-Amawy, Chevron Professor in Electrical and Computer Engineering, has retired effective January 2009 after 25 years of service to the University. Details

Guidy Fellowship Available 9 January 2009

ECE is proud to announce the Mark & Carolyn Campbell Guidry Doctoral Fellowship which will provide $35,000 per year for up to four years. Details

Alumnus Entrepreneur Returns 2 October 2008

ECE alumnus and co-founder of Anasim Corporation, Mr. Raj Nair, returned to his alma mater to share his experience in Silicon Valley for the benefit of faculty, students and staff in the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering. Full Story

LabVIEW Workshop Held 2 October 2008

ECE hosted a National Instruments LabVIEW Workshop on Thursday, 2 October 2008. Full Story

Choi Named Fenn Professor 6 August 2008

ECE Assistant Professor Jin-Woo Choi has been named the Dr. Fred. H. Fenn Memorial Professor for the 2008-09 year. Choi will be awarded a $5000 stipend to use for the activities related to his research in MEMS & BioMEMS. Full Story

ECE Lab Dedicated 31 July 2008

ECE alumnus Edwin “Burt” McNeil and his wife, Norma, were honored for their generosity towards the LSU community by the eponymous naming of the new ECE Edwin “Burt” & Norma S. McNeil Radio Frequency (RF)/Communication Laboratory.

Aravena Named Interim Chair 24 June 2008

ECE professor Jorge Aravena has been named ECE Interim Chairman. Full Story

ECE Graduate Saha named McLaughlin Medalist 17 June 2008

Computer Engineering graduate Purujit Saha has been named the Spring 2008 McLaughlin Medal recipient for his academic achievement at LSU. Full Story