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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Cynthia Furse Named National Academy of Inventors Fellow

  Faculty members in electrical engineering, medicine and metallurgical engineering have been elected as fellows of the National Academy of Inventors. The three newly named fellows are: Cynthia M. Furse, professor of electrical and computer engineering and associate vice president for research. David R. Hillyard, MD, professor of pathology in the school of medicine and

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“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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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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U Engineers Come Up with Bright Ideas for Solar Panels

Mike Scarpulla and his engineering team are studying new ways to produce solar panels quickly and make them more efficient, and their work is getting recognized. On Monday, Oct. 6, Scarpulla, an Associate Professor at the University of Utah, spoke at the bi-annual Bay Area Photovoltaic Consortium (BAPVC) meeting at the University of California, Berkeley campus

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Engineering Day at the University of Utah

‘Engineering Day’ Ready to Host Local Students   Read the full story here The upcoming University of Utah’s annual Engineering Day is designed to leave local high school students with one important thought — there is a world of possibilities to explore here. This year’s event, which is being sponsored by Rio Tinto, will be

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U of U IEEE Student Chapter Wins Awards

The IEEE Utah Section Executive Committee has selected the University of Utah IEEE Student Branch as this year’s IEEE Utah Section recipient for the Outstanding Large Student Branch Award. In addition to the Utah Section award, they have also been selected as the Outstanding Student Chapter from the Northeast Area of Region 6 of the IEEE, which includes

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Team Designs New 3D Microscope for Your Brain

A University of Utah team discovered a method for turning a small, $40 needle into a 3-D microscope capable of taking images up to 70 times smaller than the width of a human hair. This new method not only produces high-quality images comparable to expensive microscopes, but may be implanted into the brains of living

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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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