- November 2011: MoodSense wins Best Paper Award from PhoneSense 2011.
- June 2011: Chameleon wins Best Paper Award from MobiSys 2011
May 2011: Group members leave for summer ventures: Ardalan and
Lin to MSR, Mian to Samsung Standards Lab, Robert to MSRA, Hang
to AT&T Labs, Clay to Bell Labs, Xiaozhu to IBM Austin Lab.
May 2011: Undergraduates Jessie Choe, Tyler Siegert, and Patrick
Breen joined ECG for the summer
May 2011: Clay Shepard receives an NDSEG Fellowship
January 2011: NSF
CAREER grant awarded.
BeamAdapt covered by Technology Review (The
Physics arXiv Blog) and more
October 2010: LiveLab
August 2010: Jun's work covered by
New York Times,
August 2010: NSF
NetSE grant awarded.
August 2010: Our work on directional communication for mobile
covered by Technology Review,
NETWORKWORLD, and more.
June 2010: Robert LiKamWa, member of Team Supermodel, joins ECG
as a graduate student.
May 2010: three REU students join ECG for the summer.
April 2010: two senior design teams working with ECG,
Supermodel, won top awards from the school of
the top Rice award from TI Analog Design Contest.
March 2010: Nelson Grajales, a high-school student from Harmony
Science Academy, won a special award from
Gulf Coast Section American Industrial Hygiene Association (GCSAIHA),
for his science project in collaboration with ECG.
February 2010: Mian Dong won Best Demo/Poster Award from
HotMobile'10 for his demonstration of power-saving color
transformation of OLED displays. See our related DAC'09 and
September 2009: Zhen Wang and Siqi Zhao join ECG as graduate
May 2009: Two projects, mobileWARP and Flexible Wireless, funded
May 2009: Clayton Shepard joins ECG as a graduate student.
May 2009: Five REU undergraduate interns, Norman Pai, Lucia Sun,
Ashley Herron, Katherine Threlkeld, and Alex Dobranich,
joined ECG for the summer.
May 2009: Team
Gigamesh and Team
uRound won the Second and Third Places in ECE departmental
senior design contest.
April 2009: Christina Cady, intern from
Harmony Science Academy-Houston,
won a Silver Metal (Computer Science) in the Texas Junior
Academy of Science competition. Her mentor at ECG is
March 2009: uWave receives the Mark Weiser Best Paper Award from IEEE PerCom
September 2008: Hasan's MobiCom demo of BeamSwitch was one of
the three finalists for Best Student Demo
August 2008: NSF IIS/Human-Centered Computing grant (IIS
#0803556) awarded for the
Pecan Park Project
May 2008: Four REU undergraduate interns, Michael Lo, Yiming
Wang, Kevin Choi, and Stephen Jong, joined ECG for the summer.
Two senior design teams advised by
Prof. Zhong won the First and Second Places in the department
senior design contest. They are
IV Drip Control and
Third place team was also
from the Fall 2007 ELEC424 class. Last year,
Team Tangerine won the
First place, too.
April 2008: NSF Computing Research Infrastructure (CRI) grant (CNS
#0751173) awarded for
the Pecan Park Project.