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Dr. Long wows the environmental science community (again)

October 15, 2021 11:19 AM
A never-before-seen view of Earth has entered the internet, in which a fluffy mass billows out from Antarctica. Viewing it is like witnessing the growth of a cotton candy colossus otherwise native to fever dreams or R.L. Stine’s imagination, prepping to overtake the world in spun-sugar domination.
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Alum credits Dr. Warnick for helping him get dream position

October 11, 2021 11:17 AM
BYU ECEn alum and Diao Junming recently took a huge pay cut and moved from Silicon Valley and a position at Apple to Starkville, Mississippi for a new job. He is elated, and so is his former mentor, Dr. Karl Warnick.
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IEEE club provides resources and connections for students

October 08, 2021 04:10 PM
If you’re into scholarships, connections with professionals, and building high-tech stuff (without getting graded on it), have we got a club for you! The IEEE club provides members with experiences, hands-on projects, and resources to help them succeed in their careers. It is open for all electrical and computer engineering students to join.
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Lab-on-a-Chip devices smaller than ever thanks to new 3D printing techniques from BYU

September 28, 2021 06:00 AM
Microfluidic devices designed to help rapid diagnosis through blood
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Dr. Smalley receives University recognition

September 27, 2021 02:46 PM
Dr. Daniel Smalley received the Edwin Cozzens Teaching and Learning Faculty Fellowship at this year’s University Conference.
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Four ECE faculty and staff members receive college awards

September 10, 2021 08:33 AM
Every year, the Ira A. Fulton College of Engineering awards staff and faculty within the college for outstanding performance. Here’s a recap of which faculty and staff from the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department received awards this year:
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Dr. Greg Nordin receives Karl G. Maeser Research and Creative Arts Award

September 01, 2021 01:11 PM
Dr. Greg Nordin was awarded a Karl G. Maeser Research and Creative Arts Award at this year’s University Conference.
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New tours offer an interactive and intimate look at engineering

August 25, 2021 09:27 AM
It’s career day at Hypothetical Elementary School. Susie wants to be a computer programmer, Junior wants to be an inventor, and little Betty Lou is good at math, so she wants to be an engineer and make machines. In between, there are aspiring astronauts, scientists, entrepreneurs, lawyers, and one aspiring movie star (there’s always a movie star).
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BYU students launch an idea into space with help from NASA

Over 60 BYU engineering students will make history on Dec. 19 when BYU’s first satellite is launched into space.
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The Guinness snub you've never heard of

July 12, 2021 07:47 PM
Have you ever heard of our department’s Guinness World Records snub? Well, of course you haven’t; it wouldn’t be much of a snub otherwise.
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A fond farewell to Dr. Hutchings

June 30, 2021 04:09 PM
After nearly three decades at BYU, Dr. Brad Hutchings will be trading in his FPGA’s and integrative circuits for scuba gear and well-earned leisure. The computer engineering professor will officially retire at the end of this week.
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Steve Shumway Appointed Director, School of Technology; Two Department Chairs Renewed for Second Terms

June 30, 2021 02:23 PM
Shumway replaces Barry Lunt as SOT Director, Aaron Hawkins and Norm Jones renewed for second terms as engineering department chairs
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The Capstone experience, as told by a student

June 28, 2021 04:38 PM
Brendon Jensen, a senior in the Computer Engineering program, recently completed a Capstone project alongside his team that enabled tech company L3Harris Technologies to perform more targeted network testing in a shorter amount of time: a cheaper, smaller, and more portable network traffic generator and analyzer than they had been using before. Here’s what he learned from the two-semester process.
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SPOT®: An Engineer's Best Friend

June 22, 2021 03:32 PM
Capstone students customize SPOT® robot to meet surveillance needs for Novva Data Centers
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Capstone team gives polar bears the underrated gift of personal space

June 14, 2021 02:44 PM
Ahhh, to be near the arctic: a wonderland coated in uninterrupted fields of snow, where the Northern lights paint the sky and whales roam the seas, where… a polar bear is rooting through your garbage bin?
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ECE Capstone team qualifies as finalist for international IEEE competition

June 10, 2021 04:32 PM
How does one qualify for a free trip to Singapore?
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BYU researchers create world's most power-efficient high-speed ADC microchip

May 27, 2021 06:00 AM
A BYU professor and his team have built the world’s most power-efficient high-speed analog-to-digital converter (ADC) microchip. An ADC is a tiny piece of technology present in almost every electronic piece of equipment that converts analog signals (like a radio wave) to a digital signal.
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BYU engineering, theatre arts students team up to create animatronic cougar

May 19, 2021 06:00 AM
Thanks to the combined efforts of two BYU engineering capstone teams and a group of theatre and media arts students, the beloved mascot Cosmo is getting an animatronic counterpart in the theatre department.
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