ECSE Professor and Mercer XLab Director, Shayla Sawyer '06, was honored with the David M. Darrin '40 Counseling Award during the 2023 RPI commencement.
ECSE B.S., M.S. and Ph.D. graduates from August 2022, December 2022 and May 2023 gathered with their families, friends, faculty and staff to celebrate their graduation! Over lunch, graduates were honored, as were departmental award winners and students who completed Focus Areas.
To watch a recording of the event, click here.
To see the slides, including the names of the graduating students, click here.
On April 20, 2023, WAMC featured ECSE's Mercer XLab, highlighting the teaching innovation possible in the space. The piece featured quotes from the XLab's director, ECSE Prof. Shayla Sawyer, ECSE Alum Doug Mercer, RPI President Maty Schmidt and 2 RPI students, including ECSE senior Daegen Fuss.
To listen to or read the feature, see here.
To learn more about the Mercer XLab, visit their website.
After 45 years of service to our department, the university and our students, a retirement reception was held for Randolph on March 29, 2023. Faculty, staff and former students came together to share stories and memories of Prof. Franklin and his impact on the ECSE community.
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) and GlobalFoundries (Nasdaq: GFS) (GF) launched a new higher education course to help address semiconductor industry education and workforce development needs. The course, Topics in Microelectronics Manufacturing, is targeted toward advanced undergraduates and early graduate students and has already attracted high enrollment.