Sponsored by both the School of Engineering and School of Humanities and Sciences, as well as Undergraduate Advising and Research, BEAM and Stanford Alumni Association, the talk drew many technical students who were curious to hear how the panelists approached the visible divide on campus.
The Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) presented its annual Turing Award to former Stanford President John Hennessy in honor of his work designing efficient computer architectures that advanced the microprocessing industry.
This Saturday, the Stanford Space Initiative (SSI) Rockets Team is scheduled to launch a rocket it has been building in the basement of End Station III in the Engineering Quad over the past two quarters.
In CS 56N: “Great Discoveries and Inventions in Computing,” former Stanford President John Hennessy seeks to dispel the notion of a computer as a magical box.
The Introductory Seminar EE 27N: “Electronics Rocks” brings 16 freshmen together to conceive and build a single electrical engineering project as a class — a feat of both technical skills and teamwork.
Professor of electrical engineering Gregory Kovacs M.D. ’85 Ph.D. ‘90, who has taught the course for five years now, said the class teaches students how to turn a project from idea into reality while also teaching the group mentality he believes is essential to engineering.
Amin Arbabian, assistant professor of Electrical Engineering, and his team of researchers have developed ant-sized radios that bring the Internet of Things (IoT)—the interconnectedness among people, devices and wireless data—one-step closer to reality.
The electrical engineering department implemented new curriculum changes and introduced several extracurricular activities for its students this year.