Each semester, classes resume the challenge of improving on previous efforts to transmit music across a room with light. This semester, Jana Sardoni, Matt Seamons, and other members of Jana's team built a device that can transmit any song from anyone’s iPod to a receiver and speakers up to 20 feet away. Check out their story.
Taylor Webb, an MS degree candidate in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, has been awarded a prestigious NASA Space Technology Research Fellowship with an annual value of $60,000. His research will be advised by Prof. Karl Warnick in the area of phased array feed antennas for space remote sensing applications.
Many of the top students in the high school graduating class of 2011 will choose electrical or computer engineering as a career. In doing so, they select a discipline that will help shape the future. Electrical and computer engineers will design the next generation smart phones, faster and more powerful computers, smaller and more functional electronic tablets, and newer, smaller, and faster medical devices. It is an exciting field that offers both intellectual and monetary rewards.
The BYU ECEn Department recently introduced a web tool that that allows students to view information about universities throughout the nation by going to a single source.