Six teams from the University of Kentucky IEEE Student Branch competed against over 1,400 teams worldwide in the 24-hour IEEEXtreme Programming Competition 5.0 on October 21-22, 2011. IEEEXtreme is an innovative global online competition in which a team of IEEE Student Branch members compete in a 24-hour time span to test their collective coding […]
Category Archives: ECE
The University of Kentucky’s Davis Marksbury building, part of the UK College of Engineering’s “Digital Village,” was formally dedicated today with a ribbon cutting ceremony and public tour of the building.
Alumni Shamala Chickamenahalli and Chandan Das are Indian-born electrical engineering students who met on the UK campus in the mid-1990s. Shamala received her Ph.D. and Chandan earned his master’s degree in 1995. After graduation, they married and began successful careers in the United States. They currently work for Intel and live in Phoenix with their […]
A new Lexington-based high-tech company, Seikowave Inc., wants to improve lives by making three-dimensional imaging faster, cheaper and more accessible. The company’s 3D technology under development in Daniel Lau’s University of Kentucky lab has multiple potential uses from improving medical practices to making cars safer to drive.
Nanotechnology offers a promising path to high-efficiency and low-cost next-generation solar cells. As the field matures and developers gain a deeper understanding of size effects, the efficiency values achieved by nanostructured designs are expected to surpass traditional devices by wide margins.
The IEEE Student Branch of the University of Kentucky recently traveled to Nashville, TN to participate in the annual IEEE Region 3 conference, SoutheastCon. Seventeen students from ECE and CS, from freshman to graduate student level, participated in the Software, Hardware, Ethics, Student Paper, Website, and T-Shirt competitions. The hardware competition challenged teams to build […]
Undergraduates (rising sophomores, juniors and seniors) are encouraged to apply to UK’s Electrical and Computer Engineering Summer REU Program. The application deadline is February 14, 2011. http://www.engr.uky.edu/REU/
Dr. Daniel L. Lau, Associate Professor and chief technology officer of microelectromechanical system startup Seikowave (Lexington, Ky.), in cooperation with the Center for Visualization and Virtual Environments at the University of Kentucky, is harnessing MEMS picoprojectors to bring structured light illumination to the mass market http://www.eetimes.com/electronics-news/4205012/MEMS-startup-aims-picoprojectors-at-3-D-modeling
Energy service provider E.ON, parent company of E.ON U.S., announced today that it will donate $2 million to the University of Kentucky College of Engineering to help in funding the recently announced Power and Energy Institute of Kentucky (PEIK).
Engineering alum talks about Xbox 360, PS3 work In 2001, UK alum David Shippy was asked by IBM to head of a team of engineers developing a new microchip to power Sony’s planned PlayStation 3 game console. “I built a world-class design team,” he said, and for the next two years Shippy and the team […]