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EE Newsletter, 2019 In Review

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Professor Stephen P. Boyd

Greetings from the David Packard Building:

I hope you find the following 2019 highlights engaging.

Our faculty had another busy year of research and academic contributions. A few selected articles feature Jelena Vučković, Ada Poon, Arogyaswami Paulraj, and Marty Hellman. Please welcome Dan Congreve and Chelsea Finn as our newest faculty members.

In addition to their research, our graduate and undergraduate students are involved with Stanford's interdisciplinary community — watch for more news on our interactive light sculpture project that commemorates EE's 125th anniversary.

In October, the David Packard Building street name changed to Jane Stanford Way. Read more.

I hope you enjoy this issue of the EE Newsletter. I wish you and your loved ones peace in 2020.


EE News at a Glance

Please note: The hyperlinks will take you directly to the featured article.

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EE's 125 Anniversary, 1894-2019

2019 marks the department's 125th anniversary! In honor of this unique occasion, we invited distinguished faculty and alumni speakers to share their perspectives on our past, present, and future. We are pleased to share a video playlist with you —

EE125 video playlist

image of Irena - alaumnus and podcast journalist extraordinaire

From STEM to Storytelling for this PhD

Irena's first foray into storytelling was through a humorous science podcast written, produced and hosted by Stanford graduate students. For the past two years, she has written and hosted dozens of episodes. Now she is pursuing a master's degree in journalism.

Read More about Irena

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Terman Awards | Robotics Team

The Frederick E. Terman Engineering Award for Scholastic Achievement, was bestowed upon three undergrad students.  

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Stanford Robotics Team took 3rd place in the Mars Rover Challenge, moving up 31 spots in just 2 years!

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Ian Thompson, PhD '23

EE Spotlight features Ian Thompson, PhD '23

His passion for applied physics and electrical engineering is perfectly applied to solving problems in the medical field. Working on biomedical devices challenges Ian to think in a variety of perspectives, with the ultimate goal of improving quality of life.

Read More about Ian Thompson


Issue 6, 2019 In Review