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.

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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ECE Student Wins Best Paper

ECE doctoral student Sourangsu Banerji was recently awarded one of three Best Paper awards in Imaging Systems and Applications during the OSA Imaging and Applied Optics Congress in Munich.

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Reed Appointed to National Science Board

Daniel A. Reed, senior vice president for Academic Affairs at the U, has been selected to serve on the National Science Board.

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Furse Receives Teaching Award

Professor Cynthia Furse was honored with the Distinguished Teaching Award during the 150th annual University of Utah Commencement.

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