Joining the EE department this fall will be Assistant Professor David Wentzlaff. Prof. Wentzlaff obtained his undergraduate degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2000. After completion of his Master’s degree at MIT in 2002 he took a leave of absence to help co-found a company, Tilera, to design and produce 64-core computer chips.
Archive – September 2011
Sanjeev Kulkarni, a professor in the Electrical Engineering Department has been appointed director of the Keller Center for Innovation in Engineering Education. Kulkarni, whose appointment began September. 1, 2011, takes over from Sharad Malik, Princeton's George Van Ness Lothrop Professor in Engineering. Prof. Malik will return to full-time teaching and research after completing a five-year term leading the Keller Center.
Prof. Hakan Tureci, assistant professor in the department, has received the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)’s Young Faculty Award (YFA) for his theoretical work on engineering complex photonic media for high-performance compact coherent light sources. The long-term goal of the YFA program is to develop the next generation of academic scientists, engineers and mathematicians in key disciplines who will focus a significant portion of their career on DoD and national security is