Undergraduate Education in Electrical Engineering at Stanford Bruce Wooley June 2003. Changing Education in EE. Two factors are driving a major restructuring of undergraduate education in EE Expansion of the field, with a shift in emphasis toward systems Changing student backgrounds
Electrical Engineering at Stanford
CSL: Computer architecture / VLSI, core system software, networking, information management, graphics, CAD
ISL: Communications/coding, signal processing, control, information theory, optimization, image processing, medical imaging
ICL: Semiconductor devices and technology, technology CAD, integrated transducers/MEMS, mixed-signal and RF IC design, digital signal processing, neuroengineering
SSPL: Optoelectronic devices and systems, microoptics, scanning microscopy, acoustic sensors and transducers, ultrafast optics, nanotechnology, quantum electronics
STAR: Wireless and optical communications, ionospheric and magnetospheric physics, remote sensing, planetary exploration, signal processing
– Balaji Prabhakar (systems & control)
– Andrea Goldsmith (wireless communications)
– Dawson Engler (software systems)
– Nick Bambos (network architectures & performance)
– Olav Solgaard (applications of microelectonrics technology)
– Ben Van Roy (dynamic programming & control)
– Bernd Girod (digital imaging & video)
Optional lens to bring
the far field closer
hmaxDiffractive Optical MEMS – O. Solgaard
Phased arrays for scanning and free-space laser comm.
Gires-Tournois interferometer for filtering, dispersion compensation, and coding in WDM optical fiber systems
Adaptive optics mirror for wavefront control in laser communications, ophthalmology, and astronomy
Diffractive optical filter for synthesis of optical spectra in correlation spectroscopy
Injection into drosophila embryo. The flow rate is 10 pl/s for a total injected volume of 300 pl in 30 seconds.
Detail of microinjector
Injector array for parallel injection. The Pyrex substrate has channels to bring ds-RNA to the microinjectors.
Propagation in Photonic Crystals
f = 0.361 c/a
f = 0.360 c/a
Photonic Crystal Waveguide
Neural signals to move real arm
Neural prosthetic experiments with behaving monkeys
Estimate desired arm movement
(algorithms, circuits and systems)
Spinal cord injury
Control signals to move prosthetic arm
Professors Mark Horowitz, Nick McKeown, David Miller, Olav Solgaard
Motivating Example: 100Tb/s Internet Router
625 160Gb/s Linecards
5. Direct-attach of optics onto silicon.
6. Low-power integrated drivers for bumped optical transmitters.
7. Integrated optical modulators.
8. Novel MEMs switches.
9. Drive circuitry for MEMs switches.
Sig & Sys 102
Sig Proc 103
Elec Ckts113Current Undergraduate EE Core
Sig & Sys 2
Dig Sys2New Undergraduate EE Core
Current specialty areas:
New specialty areas: