ECCS News and Events
September 21, 2011
Semiconductor Research Corporation (SRC) and NSF Award $20 Million to Fund U.S. University Research on Nanoelectronics for 2020 and Beyond. - see News Item
MABEL (ECCS/EPAs) becomes the world's fastest bipedal robot, setting a record of 10.9 kph or 6.8 mph - featured on CNN. - see News Item
Dr. Anupama B. Kaul joins NSF as the new Program Director for Electronics, Photonics and Magnetic Devices (EPMD) in ECCS. - see News Item
Dr. Arun Majumdar, Director of ARPA-E and Senior Advisor to the Secretary of Energy, will be speaking at NSF as part of the ENG Distinguished Lecture Series on October 6th. Topic: Opportunities and Challenges for a Sustainable Energy Future.- See Events
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