Central campus with McGraw Tower and Cayuga Lake in fall, from the air.

Overview of current and past projects and areas for growth in ubiquitous electronics.

Inspired by Southeast Asian fireflies that flash in synchrony, peer-to-peer radio nodes with nonlinear oscillators can form emergent synchronized network.

As the number of connected devices increases, routing low bandwidth Internet of Things data through cell towers or the cloud is inefficient for local communication needs.
Research

Research

Our research is guided by a unifying core value: Scaling of integrated circuit technology, while solving many problems, creates many other interesting problems and new research challenges at the system level and the circuit level.
Publications

Publications

To address some of the system level challenges, we have explored a variety of issues related to high speed/high bandwidth optical interconnect as an alternative to electrical interconnect at the board and chip level.
News

News

We consistently develop interesting things and learn even more. And we'd like to share them all with you! Find out about these and more in our recent news from the Apsel Lab.
People

People

Our research team consists of postdocs, graduate students, and undergraduate students. We are highly collaborative with academic researchers inside and outside of Cornell University as well as those in Industry.