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Our favorite videos from SXSW 2018’s Panel Picker

SXSW’s Panel Picker has a ton of amazing projects. You could get lost for days reading about the innovative startups, technologies, and philosophies. We picked the most interesting videos and slideshows to share. Slideshow: The Future of Design is Engineering http://ashleyfernandes.com/sxsw/ Native Knowledge: Advancing Botany to Bots Deep Learning AI for Real World Experiences AI…

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Meet your new faculty: Dr. Jun Yao

Dr. Jun Yao has garnered 30 publications in peer-reviewed scientific journals and is also named on six patents. Before coming to UMass Amherst, Yao served as a postdoctoral research fellow at Harvard University working on: the synthesis, assembly, and characterization of low-dimensional nanomaterials; integrating nanomaterials for computing systems (e.g., constructing the first nanowire nanocomputer); developing…

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Meet your new faculty: Dr. Yadi Eslami

Dr. Yadi Eslami’s academic experience includes serving as an assistant professor at West Virginia University Institute of Engineering Technology and an adjunct faculty member at the College of Western Idaho Department of Business and Economics. Eslami’s industrial experience includes working as a design engineer at DRAM R&D, Micron Technologies Inc., Boise, Idaho, and as a…

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UMass Amherst alumni Inderpal Bhandari named CDO Club’s Chief Data Officer of the Year

Congratulations, Dr. Bhandari! Stay tuned for our exclusive video interview with Dr. Bhandari, coming soon. From IBM: ARMONK, N.Y.- 27 Jul 2017: IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced that IBM Global Chief Data Officer, Inderpal Bhandari, has been named CDO of the Year for 2017 by the CDO Club. Inderpal Bhandari was recognized for IBM’s leadership…

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ECE alumna at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Dragana Perkovic-Martin, who earned her Ph.D. from the UMass Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) Department in 2008, is currently leading DopplerScatt (for Doppler Scatterometer), a NASA Instrument Incubator Project in the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) at the California Institute of Technology (CalTech) in Pasadena. DopplerScatt was featured in the NASA Earth Science Technology Office’s 2016…

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Low-cost silicon-based memristors as computing systems building blocks

Professor Qiangfei Xia of the Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) Department at the University of Massachusetts Amherst leads a multi-institutional group of researchers who have invented a new kind of memristor entirely based on silicon materials, which could act as a promising building block for the next generation of memory and neuromorphic computing systems. “The…

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Field Degree, International Programs

Overview of the ECE Field Degree curriculum

While you’re learning how to engineer solutions for the future, you’ll also be using the most advanced technology ever employed to deliver live, interactive lectures with top-notch faculty from UMass Amherst. Here’s a brief overview of your program course structure. Security Engineering An introduction to computer security and the challenges security engineers face. The course…

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