Three ECE graduate students receive student paper awards

Three graduate students in the Electrical & Computer Engineering department received best paper awards at  conferences this semster:

Aby George received first place at the IEEE Southeast Michigan Section (SEM) Fall Conference at the U-M Dearborn campus in November. George's poster, titled "On the development of Digital Nano Circuits  for predicting the severity of Asthma," highlights his goal to develop an approach by which the severity of asthma can be determined with the help of a 'fuzzy' based algorithm. George is a student of professor Harpreet Singh in the ECE department.


In October, Majeed Nader was awarded third place in the student paper competition at the SAE 2015 Commercial Vehicle Engineering Congress in Chicago for his paper "Design and Implementation of CRC Module of eCall In-vehicle System on FPGA" . Nader's paper presents the hardware design for an emergency call system in a vehicle that has been in an accident. "My adviser, Dr. John Liu, had a great role in my achievements," said Nader. "Without his advising, it would not be possible to get these good results in my research." Dr. Liu is also a professor in the ECE department.

At the IEEE SEM Humanitarian Technology Conference in July, Amjad Almatrood won the second place award for his poster "A New Approach to the Development of Nano Digital Circuits and Its Applications." Almatrood's poster explained a procedure developed to design nano digital circuits for Quantum Cellular Automaton (QCA) implementation. Almatrood is also a student of Hapreet Singh.