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Company Co-Founded by Rajiv Laroia Receives $121 Million Investment
SoftBank and Leica Camera AG are investing in Light's "software defined camera" technology. Light's Co-founder and CTO Laroia is a Distinguished Alumnus of the ECE Department.August 8, 2018

Alumnus Profile: Joseph Drayton
Drayton is an experienced patent trial lawyer, trusted advisor, and counselor focusing on electronic, computer, software, telecommunication and mechanical arts as well as e-commerce businesses.July 26, 2018

Alumnus Matthew Du awarded CLS Scholarship to study in Japan
Du is one of twelve UMD students to be awarded the U.S. Department of State Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) to study abroad during summer 2018. July 18, 2018

Alumna Chakrabarti Named Distinguished Alumnus of IIT Kharagpur
Chaitali Chakrabarti will be honored at the 64th Convocation of the Institute on July 20.July 17, 2018

Alumnus Profile: Pratik Gupta
Pratik Gupta graduated from UMD's ENTS Program in 2006. Ten years later he founded Strom Motors, an electric car start-up based in Mumbai, India.July 9, 2018

Remembering Marilyn Berman Pollans
The Clark School mourns the recent loss of its leader and trailblazer, Marilyn Berman Pollans, on June 17.July 5, 2018

Alumna Mingyan Liu named ECE chair at University of Michigan
Liu earned MSSE and PhD degrees at Maryland, advised by John Baras.June 22, 2018

Alumnus Adly Appointed to Deputy Minister of Higher Education for University Affairs 
Adly’s research interests include electromagnetics, electrical machines, analog and digital circuit design, and superconductivity.June 22, 2018

ECE Inducts Three New Distinguished Alumni
Ghanadan, Tan, and Viniotis inducted for leadership and meritorious contributions to engineering, humanitarian efforts, and the application of their engineering education to other disciplines.June 14, 2018

Simon, Abshire, Elhilali give invited talks
The talks were given in Belgium and Spain.June 8, 2018