ECE Seminar – “Control and Diagnosis of Discrete Event Systems: Some Recent Trends”

Stéphane Lafortune University of Michigan-Ann Arbor When: Wednesday, June 4, 2014 at 3:00 p.m.Where: Warnock 1250 Abstract We will present an overview of recent research trends in control and diagnosis of Discrete Event Systems (DES) that are motivated by challenges arising in cyber-physical systems. In the first part of the talk, we will review the basic theory

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Summer TA Application Open

The TA application for the Summer of 2014 is now open. The deadline for the application is Friday April 25, 2014. The link to the application will be below. Summer 2014 TA Application

IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society Doctoral Research Award

Andrew Chrysler received an IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society Doctoral Research Award. The Doctoral Research Award includes a US$2,500 fellowship. He is involved in this research as a graduate student as he works towards his PhD. Andrew gave us some input on his drive for this topic. He was inspired to research the use of

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Technical Open House – April 8, 2014

The ECE Technical Open House will be held on Thursday, April 8, 2014. During the day, all graduating seniors will make presentations of their senior thesis projects. Approximately half of the students participating in the conference have completed their projects as part of an Engineering Clinic team. In the Engineering Clinic Program, corporations sponsor projects

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Prof. Gianluca Lazzi Election to AIMBE’s College of Fellows

Prof. Gianluca Lazzi, Chair of the ECE Department, has been elected a Fellow of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE). Fellows are nominated each year by their peers and represent the top 2% of the medical and biological engineering community. Dr. Lazzi will be inducted at AIMBE’s 2014 Annual Event in March

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University of Utah – IM Flash Technologies Power Breakfast

Technical Breakfast Feb 2014 Please join IM Flash and U of U ECE dept. for our monthly technical breakfast on Wed Feb. 5, 2014. Open the attached flier to see the schedule. RSVP to Massood Tabib-Azar: azar.m@utah.edu Location: Jon Huntsman Jr. Conference Room, Rm 2660 2nd Floor, Sorenson Molecular Biology Building (SMBB)

Faculty Openings

Faculty Openings The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Utah seeks applications to fill one or more 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 power/energy

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Prof. Sensale Receives NSF CAREER Award

A new ECE faculty member, Prof. Berardi Sensale Rodriguez, has received a five-year NSF CAREER Award entitled, “CAREER: THz active metamaterials employing thin-film semiconductors.” Objective: The objective of this program is to provide a solid foundation for Prof. Sensale’s long-term research goal of developing active solid-state terahertz devices that can be employed in compact, low

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Prof. Rajesh Menon recieved a grant from NSF and NASA

A three-year NSF grant has been awarded to Prof. Rajesh Menon for nearly $400,000 titled, “Coherent super-resolution optical microscopy for enhanced image resolution and speed.” He also received a two-year grant from NASA for another nearly $400,000 titled, “A lightweight compact multi-spectral imager using novel computer-generated micro-optics and spectral-extraction algorithms.”

Prof. Faisal Khan received a 30-month grant for $216,000 from DOE

Prof. Faisal Khan has received a grant of $216,000 from DOE as part of a large initiative led by Sandia worth nearly $ 1.4 M for the next 30 months. Sandia National Laboratories, TUV Rheinland PTL, Arizona State University, the University of Utah, Robert Bosch LLC, and ViaSol Energy Solutions are partnering under the SunShot

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