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2018


Professor Atef Elsherbeni and Research Faculty Mohammed Hadi have contributed to book published by Springer

Atef ElsherbeniMohammed Hadi

EE Professors Atef Elsherbeni and Mohammed Hadi have contributed with Chapter 7 of the book “Computational Photonic Sensors”, by Mohamed Farhat O. Hameed, that Springer has published in 2018. Chapter 7 “FDTD in Cartesian and Spherical Grids” was written by Mohammed Hadi, Atef Elsherbeni, Ravi Bolimuntha, and Melinda Piket-May.  Congratulations on this publication!


Associate Professor Salman Mohagheghi received award from the Daniels Fund Fellowship

Salman Mohagheghi

EE Associate Professor Salman Mohagheghi has been awarded $5,000 from the Daniels Fund Fellowship to work on incorporating social and environmental ethics into the design of energy systems. The goal is to develop course projects and homework assignments for power systems courses, where the students are exposed to ethical dilemmas in which social and/or environmental concerns contradict efficient engineering designs. Congratulations!


Associate Professor Michael Wakin and Assistant Professor Gongguo Tang received NSF and DARPA awards during academic year 2018

Michael WakinGongguo Tang

EE Professors Gongguo Tang and Mike Wakin received and NSF award for a 4-year project, which will total $753,000.

They also were awarded by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency – DARPA Sponsor an 18-month project for $1,2 Million.

Congratulations to Mike and Gongguo!


January 17 – Olivia Cordova (Senior, EE) receives Martin Luther King Jr. Recognition Award

Olivia Cordova Receiving MLK Award with President Johnson

Three Colorado School of Mines community members received Martin Luther King Jr. Recognition Awards at a luncheon on January 17 for their appreciation for diversity and understanding its value on campus. Recipients are chosen based on nominations by peers that highlight their efforts to develop innovative programs or policies that enhance diversity on campus, demonstrate a commitment to a philosophy of inclusion by initiating interactions between people of different backgrounds and their efforts to contribute to fostering understanding and r

espect for diversity within the campus community.

Here’s Cordova’s nomination:

“Olivia is an inspiring individual in many ways beyond her work with the Society of Women Engineers. Through her role as an RA for the Nucleus Scholars group, Olivia often participates in presentations to share her experiences as a first-generation college student, educating the Mines community on the benefits diversifying our campus and reaching out to this underrepresented group as well as shedding light on the unique needs of first-generation college students.”


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