A group of electrical engineering students has built a device to stimulate the brain of epileptics to prevent the onset of seizures.
The lab of electrical and computer engineer Jacob Robinson has invented â€śnanoscale suspended electrode arraysâ€ť â€“ aka nano-SPEARs â€“ to give researchers access to electrophysiological signals from the cells of small animals without injuring them.Â
Rice University computer scientists are mapping a new solution for interior navigational location detection by linking it to existing sensors in mobile devices.Â
Rice University professor and engineer Richard Baraniuk has been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.Â Baraniuk is the Victor E. Cameron Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering.Â
Ictal InhibitorsÂ won the top prize in theÂ George R. Brown Engineering Design ShowcaseÂ held April 13 at Rice Universityâ€™s Tudor Fieldhouse. The Excellence in Engineering Award brought with it a prize of $5,000. Team members are, left to right, Sarah Hooper, Erik Biegert, Justin Pensock, Marissa Levy, Randy Zhang and Luke Van der Spoel, all seniors..
One faculty member has been promoted from associate to full professor, and four from assistant to associate professor, in the George R. Brown School of Engineering at Rice University, effective July 1.