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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“Genetic Design Automation”

Dr. Chris J. Myers University of Utah Electrical & Computer Engineering Department When: Monday, December 8, 2014 at 3:05 p.m.Where: Warnock 1250 Abstract Researchers are beginning to be able to engineer synthetic genetic circuits for a range of applications in the environmental, medical, and energy domains. Crucial to the success of these efforts is the development of methods

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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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“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.  

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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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