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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“Seminar Mon. August 25, 2014″

Speaker TBA When: Monday, August 25, 2014 at 3:05 p.m.Where: Warnock 1250

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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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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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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Prof. David Schurig received a two year grant from DHS totaling to $400,000

Prof. David Schurig recently received a $400,000, two-year grant from the Department of Homeland Security entitled, “MetaImager: Program Acceleration and Productization.”

Rich Brown ranked as Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers

Dean Richard B. Brown, Dean of the College of Engineering and a faculty member of the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, has been elevated to the rank of Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), the world’s largest professional association for the advancement of technology. IEEE Fellow is a distinction reserved for

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Prof. Jamesina Simpson was awarded two grants from NASA

Prof. Jamesina Simpson was recently awarded two grants from NASA for one year totaling nearly $100,000. One grant is titled, “FDTD ionospheric mapping, and the other is titled, “Time-domain stochastic modeling of electromagnetic propagation in the ionosphere.” No equipment will be used, but I’ll be using the award to support two graduate students, Bach Nguyen

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