Awards and Recognition


The University of Utah’s Electrical and Computer Engineering Department has world-class faculty and students making positive contributions every day. Here are our stories and our accomplishments.

PIERRE-EMMANUEL GAILLARDON WINS WORLDWIDE OUTSTANDING NEW FACULTY AWARD

Pierre-Emmanuel Gaillardon, Associate Professor and the Associate Chair for Academics and Strategic Initiatives in the ECE department, wins the Association for Computing Machinery Special Interest Group on Design Automation Outstanding New Faculty Award. Presented annually to one person worldwide the award recognizes junior faculty members early in their academic careers who show outstanding potential in the field of electronic design automation.

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ECE Assistant Professor Improves Safety of Industrial Workers with NSF Award

In 2018, more than 100 industrial workers died on the job each week, according to the United States Department of Labor. ECE Assistant Professor, Armin Tajalli alongside the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering’s Abbas Rashidi has been awarded $250,000 from the National Science Foundation to change that.

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ECE STUDENT DIAN-LUN LIN RECEIVES CHAMPION AWARD

ECE graduate student Dian-Lun Lin has received the Champion Award in the prestigious MIT/Amazon Graph Challenge...

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ECE’s Outstanding TA

Graduate student and teaching assistant, Fatima Koohestan Mahalian, has been awarded this year's College of Engineering Outstanding TA award.

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Parvania Receives U Award

University of Utah electrical and computer engineering associate professor Masood Parvania is one of four faculty members to receive this year’s Presidential Scholar Award from the U’s Academic Affairs office.

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MEET THE GERALD & BARBARA STRINGFELLOW AND GREG & DEBRA TRESEDER FELLOWSHIP RECIPIENTS

Gearing up for their doctorates in electrical and computer engineering at the University of Utah, Shaila Collins is the newest recipient of the Gerald and Barbara Stringfellow Fellowship and Steven Tran has been honored with the Greg and Debra Treseder Fellowship.

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Best in the West

University of Utah electrical and computer engineering senior Jacob Collins was awarded the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Power and Energy Society John W. Estey Outstanding Scholar Award.

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ECE Student to Present at MEMS 2020

ECE undergraduate student Sang Truong was selected to present his research at MEMS 2020, the 33rd IEEE International Conference on Micro Electro Mechanical Systems.

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Gaillardon to Receive CEDA Award

ECE associate professor Pierre-Emmanuel Gaillardon will receive the IEEE CEDA Ernest S. Kuh Early Career Award on November 4th.

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Battle for Glory

Two College of Engineering graduate students battle for supremacy on the Discovery Channel robotics competition, "BattleBots."

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