Research Highlights Archives

Towards Artificial Synapses for Brain-inspired Computing

April 22, 2020

Dr. Gina Adam is an assistant professor who joined our department in Fall 2018. Her research lab aims to develop novel hardware foundations that will enable new ways of computing.

Analyzing Energy Constrained Networked Systems

April 14, 2020

Francesca interviews Dr. Omur Ozel on his research that he conducts at the George Washington University.  Professor Omur Ozel, his collaborators and his research group work for building a broad understanding of next-generation networked systems under dynamical energy constraints.

Using Light for Data Processing and Computing

November 22, 2019

Dr. Volker Sorger and Dr. Tarek El-Ghazawi have recently received 3 grants totaling over $5.1 million in funding from various institutions including the Office of Naval Research (ONR), the Army Research Office (ARO), and the Airforce Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR).

Hunting Cyber Threats in Enterprise Networks

November 21, 2019

Professor Howie Huang and his lab are researching novel methods to identify trails of malicious behaviors within computer networks to prevent next cyberattacks.

Creating the Next Generation Data Center Network

April 26, 2019

One of the endeavors of Professor Subramaniam’s research group is to develop architectures for the next generation of data centers, which are scalable and highly energy-efficient.

Safeguarding the Nation’s Electric Power Grid

November 14, 2018

Assistant professor Payman Dehghanian and his collaborators are working to safeguard the nation’s electric power grid and ensure a continuous, reliable, and affordable supply of energy in the face of natural disasters.

Researching Future​ ​Processors and Supercomputer​s

September 20, 2018

Computer Engineering Professor​ ​Tarek​ ​El-Ghazawi​ ​and​ ​his​ ​collaborators​ ​are​ ​working​ ​to​ ​define the​ ​next​ ​generation of supercomputers and processors.

Keeping the Lights On

June 8, 2018

Dr. Dehghanian studies power system resilience in the face of extreme weather conditions or cyberattacks that can compromise national security, helping to improve the planning and operations of power systems to create a more resilient and sustainable electric grid and mitigate the consequences of these events.

Designing Future Computer Systems

May 15, 2018

Dr. Louri and his research team are working in the broad area of computer architecture, which is the field of research and study in computer engineering consisting of set of rules and design methods that describe the functionality, organization, and implementation of computer systems.

Building Frameworks for Future Cybersecurity

December 19, 2017

Professor Tian Lan and his collaborators are working to construct a cybersecurity framework that combines both deliberate reasoning and reflexive thinking to make cyber systems more intelligent.

LENR Research Team

November 14, 2017

The group performs electrochemicval LENR experiments, and simulates them using multi-physis software from COMSOL.

Designing More Efficient and Secure Computers

October 13, 2017

Professor Guru Prasadh Venkataramani and his research group are working to make computer processors run faster, more power-efficient, and more secure during computing.

The ComRAD Project

September 26, 2017

Professor Roger Lang's research team is using a Microwave Radar/Radiometer Remote Sensing System to measure soil moisture.

Evolutionary and Revolutionary Clean Energy Research

June 17, 2017

Research professor David Nagel is leading two research teams that are pursuing different approaches to clean energy production.

MEMS Sensors Devices in Engineering: Innovating Biological/Chemical Sensors to Detect Diseases

April 8, 2017

Professor Mona Zaghloul and her collaborators at NIST and GW SEAS are working to make biological and chemical sensors that are markers for Asthma disease and other diseases portable for at-home use and detection.

Magnetic Refrigeration Technology

Prof. Edward Della Torre, Prof. Lawrence Bennett, Dr. Amir Aslani and Dr. Mohammadreza Ghahremani
April 9, 2016

In the advancement of alternative energy sources, and the critical importance of the global warming, magnetic refrigeration is a promising energy efficient and environmentally friendly technology to replace conventional vapor-compression techniques. Our research aims to design, develop, and implement the first scalable commercially viable compressor-free magnetic refrigerator system.