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Faculty Openings

Faculty Openings

December 18th, 2014

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 [...]

Cynthia Furse Named National Academy of Inventors Fellow

Cynthia Furse Named National Academy of Inventors Fellow

December 17th, 2014

  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 [...]

“Genetic Design Automation”

"Genetic Design Automation"

December 4th, 2014

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 ge[...]

“Polarizing Filter Devised by University of Utah Engineers Transmits More Light”

"Polarizing Filter Devised by University of Utah Engineers Transmits More Light"

November 20th, 2014

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 m[...]

“Bionic Night at The Leonardo November 21″

"Bionic Night at The Leonardo November 21"

November 20th, 2014

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[...]

“From Transistors to the Swarm: The Evolution of Design Methods and Tools in the last 35 Years”

"From Transistors to the Swarm: The Evolution of Design Methods and Tools in the last 35 Years"

November 18th, 2014

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, [...]

“Unconventional Materials and Structures for Terahertz Plasmonic Metamaterials”

“Unconventional Materials and Structures for Terahertz Plasmonic Metamaterials”

November 13th, 2014

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[...]

“Digitally-Assisted, Charge-Steering Analog-to-Digital Converters”

"Digitally-Assisted, Charge-Steering Analog-to-Digital Converters"

November 10th, 2014

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[...]

“Neuroprosthetics:  Devices and Potential Clinical Applications”

"Neuroprosthetics: Devices and Potential Clinical Applications"

November 3rd, 2014

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 al[...]

“Analog Circuits in Sensor Applications”

"Analog Circuits in Sensor Applications"

October 27th, 2014

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 app[...]

Record Crowd at Engineering Day 2014

Record Crowd at Engineering Day 2014

October 20th, 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[...]

COMS 2014 Coming to Salt Lake City

COMS 2014 Coming to Salt Lake City

October 9th, 2014

  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 t[...]

“Navigating New Directions in Engineering”

"Navigating New Directions in Engineering"

October 7th, 2014

Univ. of Utah ECE Dept. Frontiers in Engineering Innovation Judd Distinguished Lecture Dr. T.E. Schlesinger Benjamin T. Rome Dean Whiting School of Engineering Johns Hopkins University When: Monday, October [...]

U Engineers Come Up with Bright Ideas for Solar Panels

U Engineers Come Up with Bright Ideas for Solar Panels

October 7th, 2014

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[...]

“Big Data Visual Analysis”

"Big Data Visual Analysis"

October 6th, 2014

Dr. Chris Johnson Director, SCI Institute Distinguished Professor, University of Utah School of Computing When: Monday, October 6, 2014 at 3:05 p.m.Where: Warnock 1250 Abstract We live in an era in which t[...]

Engineering Day at the University of Utah

Engineering Day at the University of Utah

October 2nd, 2014

'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 s[...]

“The College of Engineering at the University of Utah”

"The College of Engineering at the University of Utah"

September 29th, 2014

Dr. Richard Brown Dean, University of Utah College of Engineering Professor, University of Utah Electrical & Computer Engineering Department When: Monday, September 29, 2014 at 3:05 p.m.Where: Warnock 1250[...]

“High-Efficiency PA Techniques: Incorporating Novel Devices     and Architectures for      Improved Efficiency Wideband and High-Speed Communication”

"High-Efficiency PA Techniques: Incorporating Novel Devices and Architectures for Improved Efficiency Wideband and High-Speed Communication"

September 22nd, 2014

Dr. Jeffrey S. Walling University of Utah Electrical & Computer Engineering Department When: Monday, September 22, 2014 at 3:05 p.m.Where: Warnock 1250 Abstract CMOS is used nearly ubiquitously for digital computation, and as[...]

“Using Sparsity-Based Models to Characterize and Monitor Critical Infrastructures”

"Using Sparsity-Based Models to Characterize and Monitor Critical Infrastructures"

September 15th, 2014

Dr. Joel Harley University of Utah Electrical & Computer Engineering Department When: Monday, September 15, 2014 at 3:05 p.m.Where: Warnock 1250 Abstract In engineering and the sciences, there is considerable interest i[...]

U of U IEEE Student Chapter Wins Awards

U of U IEEE Student Chapter Wins Awards

September 12th, 2014

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 Aw[...]

“ECE Graduate Policies and Procedures”

"ECE Graduate Policies and Procedures"

September 8th, 2014

Drs. Priyank Kalla and Darrin Young University of Utah Electrical & Computer Engineering Department When: Monday, September 8, 2014 at 3:05 p.m.Where: Warnock 1250 Drs. Priyank Kalla and Darrin Young w[...]

“Welcome and Introduction”

"Welcome and Introduction"

August 25th, 2014

Dr. Gianluca Lazzi University of Utah Electrical & Computer Engineering Department When: Monday, August 25, 2014 at 3:05 p.m.Where: Warnock 1250 During this first Graduate Seminar of Fall 2014, Dr. L[...]

Team Designs New 3D Microscope for Your Brain

Team Designs New 3D Microscope for Your Brain

August 15th, 2014

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[...]

IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society Doctoral Research Award

IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society Doctoral Research Award

April 16th, 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[...]




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