Engineers solve 50-year-old puzzle in signal processing

Something called the fast Fourier transform is running on your cell phone right now. The FFT, as it is known, is a signal-processing algorithm that you use more than you realize. Our researches, Alexander Stoytchev and Vladimir Sukhoy have the answer to a 50-year-old puzzle in signal processing. Read more here.

VRAC faculty study active shooter situations in schools

Researchers at Iowa State University are using their expertise to create a system that will provide students, teachers, police officers and others with accurate, real-time information in the event of an active shooter situation in a school. Click here to learn more. 

REU|2020 – postponed until 2021

Due to the uncertainty regarding the spread of COVID-19, the 2020 SPIRE-EIT REU Program, originally scheduled for May 26 – August 1, 2020, has been postponed, and will be rescheduled for summer 2021.

HCI Lecturer Search

The Department of Psychology is seeking applicants for a Lecturer to teach courses in the interdepartmental Human Computer Interaction (HCI) graduate program.  This program includes topics such as user-centered design and usability, qualitative and quantitative evaluation techniques, software development, social impact of technology, design (including engineering design, industrial design, user interface design), and others, esp. […]

HCI Student Group elects new Exec Board members

Congratulations to the newly elected HCI Student Group Exec Board members! We are excited to see all they will accomplish this upcoming year. President – Phillipe Meister Vice President – Tyler Musgrave Treasurer – Charles Peasley GPSS Representative – Michael Poole GPSS Representative – Kate (Kexin) Wang Outreach Coordinator – Nathan Sepich Social Media Representative […]

Researchers print, tune graphene sensors to monitor food freshness, safety

VRAC researchers Jonathan Claussen and Carmen Gomes are using high-resolution printing technology and the unique properties of graphene to make low-cost biosensors to monitor food safety and livestock health.  The project is funded by the National Science Foundation, the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the Air Force Research Laboratory and the National Institute of Standards and Technology.  Click here to learn more.