“Polarizing Filter Devised by University of Utah Engineers Transmits More Light”

A Path to Brighter Images and More Efficient LCD Displays Nov. 20, 2014 – University of Utah engineers have developed a polarizing filter that allows in more light, leading the way for mobile device displays that last much longer on a single battery charge and cameras that can shoot in dim light. Polarizers are indispensable

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“Bionic Night at The Leonardo November 21″

BioUtah partners with The Leonardo and BODY WORLDS to host special Bionic Night this Friday at 7 p.m. Lectures by Bionic Eye Researchers and Special Tour through The Cycle of Life with a Local Doctor who holds the Guinness Book of World Records as the Youngest to Graduate from Medical School at Age 17. Salt

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“From Transistors to the Swarm: The Evolution of Design Methods and Tools in the last 35 Years”

Univ. of Utah ECE Dept. Frontiers in Engineering Innovation Judd Distinguished Lecture Dr. Alberto Sangiovanni-Vincentelli Buttner Chair Electrical and Computer Sciences University of California, Berkeley When: Wednesday, December 3, 2014 at 3:05 p.m.Where: Sorenson Molecular Biotechnology Building (SMBB) 2650 – Auditorium Abstract Giovan Battista Vico, a philosopher and historian who lived across the XVII and XVIII centuries,

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“Unconventional Materials and Structures for Terahertz Plasmonic Metamaterials”

Dr. Ajay Nahata University of Utah Electrical & Computer Engineering Department When: Monday, November 17, 2014 at 3:05 p.m.Where: Warnock 1250 Abstract In recent years, there has been great interest in the field of plasmonics. Much of the focus has been on studying the phenomena at optical frequencies, because of the potential for a wide variety of nanophotonic

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“Digitally-Assisted, Charge-Steering Analog-to-Digital Converters”

Dr. Shiuh-hua Wood Chiang Brigham Young University Electrical & Computer Engineering Department When: Monday, November 10, 2014 at 3:05 p.m.Where: Warnock 1250 Abstract Analog-to-digital converters (ADCs) are widely used in communication systems to interface analog and digital circuits. While the speed, power, and area of digital circuits directly benefit from the decreasing channel length of CMOS devices, analog

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“Neuroprosthetics: Devices and Potential Clinical Applications”

Dr. Richard Normann University of Utah Distinguished Emeritus Professor of Bioengineering and Ophthalmology When: Monday, November 3, 2014 at 3:05 p.m.Where: Warnock 1250 Abstract Dr. Normann will review recent technologies that are allowing us to directly talk to and listen to individual or small populations of neurons in the central and peripheral nervous systems. These devices provide unprecedented

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“Analog Circuits in Sensor Applications”

Dr. Ross Walker University of Utah Electrical & Computer Engineering Department When: Monday, October 27, 2014 at 3:05 p.m.Where: Warnock 1250 Abstract Analog and mixed-signal circuit technology is a fundamental enabler of sensor applications spanning environmental measurement, implantable biosensing, experimental laboratory measurement, distributed sensor networks, ‘smart cars’, and others. Modern sensor systems have roots in precision analog sensor interface

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Faculty Openings

Faculty Openings The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Utah seeks applications to fill multiple tenure-track positions at all levels.  Exceptional candidates in all areas of ECE, including interdisciplinary areas, are invited to apply.  We have particular interest in candidates working in research areas that require expertise in energy/power or computer

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Record Crowd at Engineering Day 2014

On Saturday, Oct. 11, about 500 high school students and their parents arrived at the University of Utah to learn how the College of Engineering can take their education to new heights. For Engineering Day 2014, which was sponsored by Rio Tinto, local students were invited to come talk to engineering faculty, view fascinating demonstrations

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COMS 2014 Coming to Salt Lake City

  For the first time, the annual international COMS Conference will be held in Utah, bringing some of the world’s top researchers, policy makers and entrepreneurs to Salt Lake City to talk about the commercialization of micro, nano and emerging technologies. The conference, which is developed by the Micro and Nanotechnology Commercialization Education Foundation (MANCEF)

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