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Chet Pena HHM

HHM Alumni Profile: Chet Pena

Chet Pena graduated from Texas ECE in Spring 2023 focusing on Computer Architecture and Embedded Systems. Originally from Danbury, Connecticut, Chet attended high school in Cedar Park, TX.
Semiconductor FuSE

Texas Engineers Land Semiconductor Grants Through CHIPS Act-Backed NSF Program

A pair of Cockrell School research teams are part of a massive semiconductor grant program from the National Science Foundation that includes funds from industry leaders and the federal CHIPS Act.
Yaoyao jia

Yaoyao Jia Receives Intel Rising Star Award

Prof. Yaoyao Jia of Texas ECE has been named a recipient of the 2023 Intel Rising Star Faculty Award. 
Shwetadwip Chowdhury

Chowdhury Awarded Scialog: Advancing BioImaging Award

Shwetadwip Chowdhury of Texas ECE has been awarded a Scialog: Advancing BioImaging award from the Research Corporation for Science Advancement, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI), the Frederick Gardner Cottrell Foundation, and the Walder Foundation.
QIF Fellows 2023

Texas ECE Students Win Qualcomm Innovation Fellowship

Erika Susana Alcorta and Matthew Barondeau of Texas ECE have been named winners of 2023 Qualcomm Innovation Fellowships for North America. The QIF program "is focused on recognizing, rewarding, and mentoring innovative PhD students across a broad range of technical research areas, based on Qualcomm’s core values of innovation, execution and teamwork. QIF enables graduate students to be mentored by our engineers and supports them in their quest towards achieving their research goals."
Aadil Waseem

Aadil Waseem Named Provost's Early Career Fellow

Aadil Waseem, postdoctoral fellow in the Chandra Family Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, has been named a Provost's Early Career Fellow by The University of Texas at Austin.
Brian Johnson

Brian Johnson Wins TPEL Prize Paper Award

Brian Johnson, assistant professor in the Chandra Family Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin, has been awarded a Transactions on Power Electronics (TPEL) Prize Paper Award for work on "Benchmarking Nonlinear Oscillators for Grid-Forming Inverter Control," along with co-authors Minghui Lu and Sairaj Dhople. 

Modified Virtual Reality Tech Can Measure Brain Activity

Researchers have modified a commercial virtual reality headset, giving it the ability to measure brain activity and examine how we react to hints, stressors and other outside forces.

The research team at The University of Texas at Austin created a noninvasive electroencephalogram (EEG) sensor that they installed in a Meta VR headset that can be


The Future of Materials Is One Step Closer

The Center for Dynamics and Control of Materials at The University of Texas at Austin has been on the leading edge of materials development for the past six years. With a fresh infusion of funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF), the center will turn its attention to new research thrusts that will bring to life materials with enhanced properties and capabilities.
Neuromorphic Computing

The Present and Future of Computing Get a Boost from New Research

The world's computing needs have grown exponentially in recent years due to an explosion of technology. To meet the needs for the next technological leap, the scientific community is working to improve current processing capabilities and simultaneously develop entirely new computing methods.