EECS INGENUITY: News from the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science  

From students to faculty, to alumni — the people of EECS are leading the way with a can-do spirit.
Photo Attila Yavuz and Muslum Ozmen.
Solving the problem of insecure devices

Attila A. Yavuz has an ambitious goal to make our devices safer from cyberattacks. The good news for everyone is he just received a grant that supports his research to advance cryptography for the plethora of interconnected devices known as the Internet of Things. More ...

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Stubborn spirit

It could have been a senior-design disaster. Courtney Curtis couldn’t find a microcontroller that would work, and both her teammates had to quit the project. But she decided that it wasn’t going to stop her from finishing the senior design project all on her own. More ...

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Maximizing opportunities

Alumnus Ron Khormaei’s first step toward college was leaving his country at age 15. It was 1983, and Iran was in the midst of the Iran-Iraq war. If he had stayed any longer he would not have been allowed to leave and eventually be drafted into the military. More ...

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Teaching innovation

The first students in a new master’s track in computer science at Oregon State University will start in the fall term of 2017. The track will focus on software innovation for students who are seeking careers as software designers and architects. More ...


 NEW! Podcast and videos:

  • The College of Engineering at Oregon State University has launched the third season of Engineering Out Loud, a podcast telling the stories of how our research, faculty, and students are working to create a better future. This season on environmental and human health features Pallavi Dhagat, Phil Lenox, Alan Wang, Eugene Zhang, and Yue Zhang.
  • Watch the EECS Minute! One-minute videos that show a slice of life in EECS including graduate student research by Phylicia Cicilio, Henrique Dantes, and Spencer Liverman.


  • The Oregon State high altitude rocketry team will attempt to reach a record breaking 100,000 feet at the Spaceport America Cup June 20-24 (video).
  • The EECS Graduate Student Women's Group is looking to connect with OSU EECS alumna to serve as mentors. Please contact Phylicia Cicilio if you are interested in joining.


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