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3 Alumni Participate in the 2013 MIT Rising Stars in EECS Workshop
EE alumni Caroline Lai, Maria Gorlatova, and Jiasi Chen were invited to participate in the 2013 MIT Rising Stars in EECS Workshop.
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Prof. Shepard Develops New Device Architecture for 2D Materials
Researchers at the Electrical Engineering Department and their collaborators at other Columbia Engineering departments and City College have developed a new technique for assembling electrical devices comprising atomically thin 2D layers.
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Prof. Fleming Selected for MIT Technology Review Innovators Under 35
This honor recognizes exceptionally talented young innovators whose work is has the greatest potential to transform the world.
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Prof. Fleming Receives NSF BRIGE Award
The two-year, $175,000 award will fund development of high-resolution optical imaging and image analysis technology for diagnosis and monitoring of the heart muscle.
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Prof. Lavaei Wins Google's Faculty Research Award
During the course of the award, Prof. Lavaei will collaborate with Google to design high-performance optimization algorithms for future electrical power networks.
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Prof. Ellis' LabROSA Holds its First Music and Audio Hackathon
Hacking Audio and Music Research (HAMR) 2013 drew a diverse range of over 30 participants from a wide range of institutions.
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Faculty Research Profile: Javad Lavaei
Prof. Lavaei discusses his research in upgrading the power grid.
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Prof. Vallancourt Wins 2013 Presidential Teaching Award
Columbia's top annual teaching honor recognizes its best teachers “for the influence they have on the development of their students and their part in maintaining the University’s longstanding reputation for educational excellence.”
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PhD Candidate Kishore Padmaraju is Awarded SPIE's John Kiel Scholarship
The scholarship is annually awarded to an outstanding student that demonstrates exceptional promise in making substantial contributions to the field of optics and engineering.
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Welcome to Columbia University's Department of Electrical Engineering, located on Columbia's beautiful Morningside campus in New York City! This Web site contains detailed information about all of our people, programs, and activities. An overview can also be found in the electrical engineering section of our school's annually updated bulletin.

In addition to electrical engineering programs, we also offer undergraduate and graduate computer engineering programs jointly with the Computer Science Department. More specific information about those programs can be found in the computer engineering section of the school's bulletin and on the computer engineering Web site.

Upcoming Events 

Graduate Student Orientation 2013
Date: August 29, 2013
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MS advising schedule

EE/CE Holiday Party 2013
Date: December 12, 2013
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Upcoming Seminars

Speaker: Dr. Hans-Juergen Schmidtke, Juniper Networks
Software Defined Systems
Date: 12-03-2013
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Speaker: Dr. Andreas Kerber, GLOBALFOUNDRIES
Characterization of BTI Induced Variability in Scaled Metal Gate / High-K CMOS Technologies
Date: 12-06-2013
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Speaker: Nuh Gedik, MIT
Shining Light on Topological Insulators
Date: 12-06-2013
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