Scholarship donors Jim Schmidlin and his late wife, Marilyn Schmidlin, stand in front of a building.

Remembering a generous supporter of Arizona students and communities

The late Marilyn Schmidlin and her husband Jim supported more than 35 students in engineering and computer science through their scholarship fund.

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Riding mid-infrared waves

Riding mid-infrared waves

ASU researchers demonstrated the first ultrafast optical modulation at mid-infrared wavelengths, which can improve communications and spectroscopy applications.


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Graduate courses and programs are offered in the following six areas of specialization:

  • Control systems
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Our research areas reflect the diversity of the electrical engineering profession and range from the very small (nano-scale electronic devices and their modeling), to the very large (the U.S. electric power grid and its control).

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