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June 22, 2020 04:49 PM
According to the Google Scholar citation index, Dr. Randal W. Beard of BYU’s Electrical and Computer Engineering Department is the second-most-cited professor currently at BYU. Citations are an important measure of the impact of academic research.
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June 04, 2020 11:55 AM
An understanding of networking is vital for computer engineers in today's market. To meet that need, Dr. Lundrigan will be teaching a new networking class tailored to fit the needs of ECE students.
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June 03, 2020 12:12 PM
When the new Engineering Building opened up, it was perfect.
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April 15, 2020 05:00 PM
BYU’s College of Engineering partners with sponsors to create Capstone projects for students to complete during their senior year. Terrance Smith, an undergraduate Computer Engineering student started working on a project with Northrop Grumman to explore the ins and outs of utilizing the PTC digital platform to understand maintenance and manufacturing operations.
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April 15, 2020 04:59 PM
The BYU College of Engineering hosts an annual event called the SIOY, or Student Innovator of the Year Competition, in conjunction with the BYU Rollins Center for Entrepreneurship & Technology. Students from any major across campus who have a groundbreaking idea they want to share are invited to participate in the event.
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April 15, 2020 04:57 PM
BYU students are working with Dr. Wood Chiang, an Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, to create a low-power circuit. The device acts as an Analog-to-Digital Converter (ADC) and can be operated for several years without needing to be replaced due to its low power consumption.
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April 15, 2020 04:56 PM
The BYU Electrical and Computer Engineering department has received approval to present at the IEEE Custom Integrated Circuits Conference 2020 (CICC), from March 22-25 in Boston, MA. The event is a gathering where the best researchers come together to publish and discuss their recent work.
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April 15, 2020 04:54 PM
Electrical Engineering student, Sequoia Ploeg, has loved “flying machines” since he was a little boy, so when he was told he would be working on an airplane-themed project for his senior Capstone, he knew it would be a perfect fit.
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April 02, 2020 04:05 PM
Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, BYU Engineering Capstone teams had to make necessary changes to accommodate working remotely from home. Three students shared their experiences of how they have adapted their process to successfully complete their projects.
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March 25, 2020 07:17 PM
In the words of Assistant Dean Jim Trent, the BYU College of Engineering Capstone is “a legacy program,” that has now reached its 30-year anniversary of providing students with real-world projects and experience in their undergraduate years.
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March 23, 2020 02:52 PM
In March, with the rise of COVID-19, students at Brigham Young University were told they would be finishing the remainder of the semester off-campus through online classes. For the College of Engineering, this transition has posed unique challenges since most of the coursework requires specific equipment, technology, and computers to enable hands-on learning.
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March 02, 2020 02:05 PM
For Doctor David Long, applications of space exploration and technology reach much further than learning about stars and other planets. In fact, over the past many years, he has researched using antennas to learn more about the earth and its conditions.
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February 27, 2020 08:10 PM
Utah is home to many universities whose engineers have pulled project ideas straight out of sci-fi movies. BYU has worked on technology for a “Princess Leia” hologram, a Star Trek-style holodeck, and origami-based robotics that fold out similarly to Iron Man’s suit. Utah State University also has researchers who worked on Spiderman-like gloves that could climb walls.
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February 17, 2020 04:54 PM
A team of students in the Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) Department are working on their 6th technical paper submission- a feat not commonly achieved by students before they graduate.
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January 28, 2020 05:01 PM
Astronauts embark on spacewalks, lasting between five to eight hours, when the outside of their spacecraft may need repairs or as experiments are conducted, according to NASA’s website. The risks associated with spacewalks and other outer space activities can be minimized thanks to a new type of satellite created by students in BYU’s College of Engineering.
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December 19, 2019 11:42 AM
For the second year, the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering hosted a Christmas party for students in the junior core. Organized in the events space in the Engineering Building, the party welcomed the majority of the students in the Junior Core.
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December 19, 2019 11:13 AM
It’s been a big year for miniatures at Brigham Young University.
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November 19, 2019 11:00 AM
Their goal is simple: Bring space to BYU. The BYU SpaceCraft Club aims to introduce students to spacecraft and encourage space companies to seek involvement with BYU.
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