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“Seminar Mon. August 25, 2014″

"Seminar Mon. August 25, 2014"

July 30th, 2014

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

IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society Doctoral Research Award

IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society Doctoral Research Award

April 17th, 2014

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[...]

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

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

January 23rd, 2014

Prof. Gianluca Lazzi, Chair of the ECE Department, has been elected a Fellow of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE). Fellows[...]

Faculty Openings

Faculty Openings

December 23rd, 2013

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.[...]

Prof. Sensale Receives NSF CAREER Award

Prof. Sensale Receives NSF CAREER Award

December 23rd, 2013

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." [...]

Prof. Rajesh Menon recieved a grant from NSF and NASA

Prof. Rajesh Menon recieved a grant from NSF and NASA

November 26th, 2013

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."[...]

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

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

November 26th, 2013

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[...]

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

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

November 26th, 2013

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

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

November 26th, 2013

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[...]

Prof. Jamesina Simpson was awarded two grants from NASA

Prof. Jamesina Simpson was awarded two grants from NASA

November 26th, 2013

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[...]

Professor Jamesina Simpson received a NASA EPSCoR RID Minigrant award

Professor Jamesina Simpson received a NASA EPSCoR RID Minigrant award

October 22nd, 2013

Professor Jamesina Simpson received a NASA EPSCoR RID Minigrant award through a funding opportunity provided to researchers in the State of Utah. The grant will[...]

Grant Enabling Researchers to Pioneer Flipped Classrooms

Grant Enabling Researchers to Pioneer Flipped Classrooms

October 4th, 2013

Grant Enabling Researchers to Pioneer Flipped Classrooms Utilizing a National Science Foundation grant, University of Utah Electrical and Computer Engineering Professor Cynthia Furse and Marriott[...]

Best Paper Award at IEEE Midwest Symposium

Best Paper Award at IEEE Midwest Symposium

September 17th, 2013

Please join me in congratulating PhD student Chris Condrat, Priyank Kalla, and Steve Blair for receiving the best paper award with a student as the[...]

Prof. Scarpulla serving as Associate Editor

Prof. Scarpulla serving as Associate Editor

September 17th, 2013

Prof. Mike Scarpulla has been selected to serve as Associate Editor for the IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics. The direct conversion from sunlight to electricity[...]

Prof. Faisal Khan serving as Associate Editor

Prof. Faisal Khan serving as Associate Editor

September 17th, 2013

Please join me in congratulating our own Faisal Khan for being selected to serve as Associate Editors for IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics. Way to[...]

Priyank Kalla recieves New NSF Award from CCF

Priyank Kalla recieves New NSF Award from CCF

September 16th, 2013

Congratulations again to Priyank Kalla for receiving a on Verification of Galois-Field/Cryptographic Circuits using Computer Algebra Techniques!!! He has been awarded this award for the last 3[...]

Lazzi Keynote Speaker at IMWS-Bio 2013

Lazzi Keynote Speaker at IMWS-Bio 2013

May 8th, 2013

Lazzi Keynote Speaker at IMWS-Bio 2013. Topic: Advances and Challenges in Bioelectromagnetics for Implantable Devices: Current and Future Applications. Abstract: Over the past decade, we have witnessed[...]

Menon Shedding New Light on Solar Power

Menon Shedding New Light on Solar Power

May 7th, 2013

Menon Shedding New Light on Solar Power. As the world grapples with the ever-changing dynamics of energy use and production, a researcher at the University of[...]

2013 ECE Technical Open House

2013 ECE Technical Open House

April 19th, 2013

Awards from the 2013 ECE technical open house are now available to stream online. Click here to view the videos[...]

The ECE Technical Open House will be held on Thursday, April 11, 2013

The ECE Technical Open House will be held on Thursday, April 11, 2013

March 27th, 2013

The ECE Technical Open House will be held on Thursday, April 11, 2013. During the day, all graduating seniors will make presentations of their senior thesis[...]

Nagel and Scarpulla Top Downloaded Article of Optics InfoBase

Nagel and Scarpulla Top Downloaded Article of Optics InfoBase

March 22nd, 2013

An article writen by James R. Nagel and Michael A. Scarpulla, "Enhanced absorption in optically thin solar cells by scattering from embedded dielectric nanoparticles." is one [...]

Furse receives ASUU Student Choice Teaching Award

Furse receives ASUU Student Choice Teaching Award

March 21st, 2013

Cynthia Furse receives ASUU Student Choice Teaching Award. The ASUU Academic Affairs board has presented Student Choice Awards annually for more than 10 years to outstanding[...]

Lazzi Part of Bionic Eye Team

Lazzi Part of Bionic Eye Team

February 21st, 2013

Gianluca Lazzi, professor and chair of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the U, was part of the multi-institution team to create the[...]

Lazzi Addresses Grand Challenges on IEEE TV

Lazzi Addresses Grand Challenges on IEEE TV

February 2nd, 2013

Electrical and Computer Engineering department chair Gianluca Lazzi spoke at the IEEE Life Science Grand Challenges conference in Washington, DC. Organized by the IEEE Life[...]

IBM’s Chief Medical Scientist Visits ECE

IBM's Chief Medical Scientist Visits ECE

January 29th, 2013

IBM's chief medical scientist Dr. Martin Kohn recently presented to the ECE Department about Watson and supercomputing applications in health care research. Speakers Biography: Dr. Kohn[...]

Computer Engineering Senior Project Videos

Computer Engineering Senior Project Videos

January 24th, 2013

Students majoring in computer engineering demonstrate their senior projects these videos. httpvp://www.youtube.com/view_play_list?p=PLrvDv2F3eEonIh5k0aCd4eA4nwnuIF3FV Click here to view the videos[...]

Nahata Named Associate Dean for Academics

Nahata Named Associate Dean for Academics

January 22nd, 2013

Ajay Nahata, professor of electrical and computer engineering at the University of Utah, has been named the College of Engineering’s Associate Dean for Academics effective M[...]

Utah ECE Faculty Member Wins National Science Foundation Award

Utah ECE Faculty Member Wins National Science Foundation Award

October 30th, 2012

Tolga Tasdizen, an assistant professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Utah (U of U), has been awarded the[...]




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