Skip to main content

School of Engineering

Three Stanford faculty elected to the National Academy of Engineering

Stanford School of Engineering faculty members Anne Kiremidjian and Kunle Olukotun and School of Medicine faculty member Joshua Makower have been elected to the National Academy of Engineering, which is one of the highest professional distinctions accorded engineers.

Read More

John Hennessy honored for innovation and teaching in CPU design

Hennessy and long-time collaborator David Patterson win the BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Award for inventing a simpler, standardized way to design fast and efficient CPUs, and for sharing the technique in a textbook that’s still used to train chip engineers around the world.

Read More
Stanford News —

Computer model can predict COVID-19’s spread

A study of how 98 million Americans move around each day suggests that most infections occur at “superspreader” sites that put people in contact for long periods, and details how mobility patterns help drive higher infection rates among minority and low-income populations.

Read More

Microlab tests for COVID-19 in 30 minutes

Using “lab on a chip” technology, Stanford engineers have created a microlab half the size of a credit card that can detect COVID-19 in just 30 minutes.

Read More
Stanford School of Engineering —

Researchers blend CAT scans and advanced computing to fight wildfires

Engineers used X-ray CT scans to study how wood catches fire and fused that knowledge into a computer simulation to predict where forest fires will strike and spread.

Read More
Stanford News —

Multi-drone system autonomously surveys penguin colonies

A new multi-drone imaging system was put to the test in Antarctica. The task? Documenting a colony of roughly 1 million Adélie penguins.

Read More
Stanford News —

Future VR could employ new ultrahigh-res display

Repurposed solar panel research could be the foundation for a new ultrahigh-resolution microdisplay. The OLED display would feature brighter images with purer colors and more than 10,000 pixels per inch.

Read More