ECE News


Cynthia Furse To Receive Governor’s Medal

January 9, 2017

Cynthia Furse, associate vice president for research at the University of Utah and professor of electrical and computer engineering, will receive the 2016 Governor’s Medal for Science and Technology.


ECE Faculty at CES 2017

January 4, 2017

University of Utah electrical and computer engineering professors Carlos Mastrangelo and Cynthia Furse as well as associate professor Hanseup Kim will be showing off new technologies at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.


High-Tech Hidden Messages From Everyday Products

January 3, 2017

Scientists at the University of Utah found that they could hide QR codes by using small rods printed with varying mixtures of silver and carbon and in varying lengths and orientations.


Jorgensen to Receive Distinguished Alumni Award

December 21, 2016

ECE Alumnus David Jorgensen will receive the University of Utah’s annual Distinguished Alumni Award during the university’s Founders Day in March 2017.


Printing Hidden Images

December 8, 2016

Electrical and computer engineering professor Ajay Nahata and his team have devised a way to use printers to print hidden images only visible with terahertz waves.


Rebecca Novy Selected for Award

November 30, 2016

We are pleased to announce that ECE student Rebecca Novy has been selected to receive an award from the IEEE PES Scholarship Plus Initiative.


Now You See It, Now You Don’t

November 10, 2016

University of Utah electrical and computer engineering associate professor Rajesh Menon and his team have developed a cloaking device for microscopic photonic integrated devices.


A Complete Waste of Energy

October 27, 2016

Massood Tabib-Azar has come up with a way to produce microscopic electronic switches for appliances and devices that can grow and dissolve wires inside the circuitry.


ECE Faculty Receive BRAIN Awards

October 14, 2016

Three faculty members from the University of Utah’s Electrical and Computer Engineering Department received grants from the National Institute of Health’s Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies (BRAIN) Initiative.

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Harley gets Air Force Award

October 13, 2016

The U.S. Air Force Office of Scientific Research announced it is awarding more than $359,000 to University of Utah electrical and computer engineering assistant professor Joel B. Harley to research new technology that inspects and assesses areas of aircraft that are normally inaccessible.