NSF CAREER Award for Varun Jog will push information theory to new realms
Recipient of a 2020 National Science Foundation CAREER Award, Varun Jog hopes to use the five-year grant to help connect information theory with other topics in mathematics.
ECE team wins Foxconn Smart Cities-Smart Futures competition
The project, called ReadyVue: Energy Efficient Smart Glasses for Healthcare Applications, won the smart healthcare category of the Foxconn Smart Cities-Smart Futures competition in December 2019.
UW Women at 150: Computer scientist Thelma Estrin
One of the first people to apply computers in medicine was a University of Wisconsin computer engineering alumna who was born nearly a century ago in 1924.
Thelma Estrin was an early pioneer of the field of medical informatics — the now commonplace practice of applying computers to medical research and treatment. She also was something of a trailblazer for women hoping to pursue careers in the sciences.
ECE graduate student Aaron Day wins IEEE student paper contest
Electrical and Computer Engineering PhD student Aaron Day won the student paper contest at the IEEE Radio & Wireless Week Conference. The paper, entitled “Millimeter-wave thickness-deviation measurement system,” was chosen as one of 19 finalists.