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Cybersecurity Team Competes in RIT Ethical Hacking Tournament

February 02, 2023 01:46 PM
After placing second in their region and ranking in the top 15 teams nationally, five members of BYU’s Cybersecurity program traveled to Rochester, NY to compete in an RIT-sponsored ethical hacking tournament.
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National Spectrum Consortium Awards Electrical Engineering Graduate the Women in Spectrum Scholarship

January 18, 2023 03:02 PM
ECE Master's student, Kayla Lyman, was recognized for her (electromagnetic) spectrum contributions by the National Spectrum Consortium last month; she was awarded the Women in Spectrum Scholarship.
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Antarctic icebergs still exist today where 1700-era sailors spotted, tracked them

January 10, 2023 08:00 AM
A new study comparing observations of large Antarctic icebergs from the 1700s with modern satellite datasets shows the massive icebergs are found in the same areas where they were pinpointed three centuries ago. The study shows that despite their rudimentary tools, the old explorers truly knew their craft, and it confirms that the icebergs have behaved consistently for more than 300 years.
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Autonomous Robotics Competition: Short Circuit

December 12, 2022 09:16 AM
Just days into Fall semester, students in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Program were thrown quite the challenge. Each semester, ECE students are given a chance to enter the Autonomous Robotics Challenge (ARC).
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PhD Student Receives Best Paper Award in International Telemetry Conference 2022

December 02, 2022 05:36 PM
In the fourth year of his Electrical and Computer Engineering PhD, Morteza Shoushtari (picture on the right) recently received the best paper award at the annual International Telemetry Conference (ITC). He was awarded due to his extensive research and innovative solutions for the telemetry industry.
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BYU Students Break New Grounds at the 2022 SHPE Convention

November 23, 2022 04:03 PM
Earlier this month, the 2022 Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE) Convention was held in Charlotte, North Carolina. Taking place annually, it is the largest gathering of Hispanic STEM students and professionals. Founded in 1974, SHPE has worked for almost 50 years to support people of Hispanic backgrounds in joining the engineering force. One of the students in the BYU SHPE club described it as a “giant career fair.”
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Faculty Spotlight with Dr. Ben Schooley

November 10, 2022 01:57 PM
Coming from South Carolina, we welcome Dr. Ben Schooley to the Electrical and Computer Engineering department! Dr. Schooley’s experience at BYU isn’t just starting this year, however. His career started here in Provo, when he received his undergraduate degree at BYU.
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Cybersecurity Student Joins the US Cyber Games Team

November 01, 2022 02:39 PM
With the addition of the Cybersecurity program to the ECEn department, it’s exciting to see how our department’s reach is growing internationally.
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CSA Celebrates Hack-O-Ween

October 21, 2022 04:08 PM
There’s Jack O’ Lanterns, there’s costumes, and there’s… hacking?
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BYU’s Student Innovator of the Year Competition is underway

October 14, 2022 03:46 PM
Ranging from automated farming robotics to a clothing-swap app, the SIOY is proving to be the center of student innovation here at BYU. Even halfway through the fall semester, students are preparing now for the final competition in the spring.
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BYU engineers etch entirety of The Book of Mormon on a microchip wafer

September 29, 2022 08:00 AM
A group of innovative BYU students from the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department found a way to etch the entire text of The Book of Mormon onto a thin silicon disc (called a wafer in the electronics world) that can fit in the palm of your hand.


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2022 Recruitment Dinner: The Largest Held to Date

September 28, 2022 08:30 AM
Accompanying the 2022 STEM fair in student recruitment opportunities, the annual recruitment dinner for BYU Electrical and Computer Engineering students was also recently held. Students, faculty, and employers alike met in the Wilkinson Center to make connections and assist the students of this department in finding career opportunities.
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2022 STEM Fair: Where Opportunities Shape Lives

September 26, 2022 09:25 AM
At the beginning of each BYU fall semester, the annual STEM fair is held inside the Wilkinson Center, where companies and programs set up interactive booths to focus on one thing: the students. It is at this fair that students’ careers can truly take off, and people can find the job or dream internship they were looking for.
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ECE Opening Social at Kiwanis Park

September 13, 2022 04:01 PM
This past week the IEEE student branch helped host the opening social event for the students, faculty, and families of the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department. Taking place at Kiwanis Park, over 350 people came together to socialize and become familiar with others in the program. Delicious barbecue and treats were provided, and everyone left will full stomachs. The heat was intense, but pavilions and trees provided relief for all who came.
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IEEE TCAS-I Highlights "The Digital-Assisted Charge Amplifier: A Digital-Based Approach to Charge Amplification"

September 09, 2022 09:45 AM
IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems I recently highlighted the work of Yixin Song, Benjamin Karlinsey, Shea Smith, Dr. Aaron R. Hawkins,and Dr. Shiuh-Hua Wood Chiang. Their paper, "The Digital-Assisted Charge Amplifier: A Digital-Based Approach to Charge Amplification," was selected by the journal for its high quality and promoted through its multiple media channels.
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Chip Camp 2022

July 22, 2022 01:07 PM
At BYU, it’s never too early to start learning about electrical and computer engineering – even if you’re in middle school! The ECEn department held its annual Chip Camp this summer, with kids from all over the country coming together to create LED frisbees, self-driving cars, and more.
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ECEn Graduate Student and Mom: Sharisse Poff balances it all

July 08, 2022 11:20 AM
Being an engineer and a mom at the same time? Many people would say it’s too challenging, if not outright impossible. But Sharisse Poff proves that with the Lord’s help and support from loved ones, the impossible isn’t just possible – it’s a blessing.
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Dr. Brent Nelson: The (Retiring) Giant of ECEn

June 24, 2022 12:34 PM
In every field of innovation and exploration, there is always someone who lays the groundwork for others to follow. Isaac Newton once said, “If I have seen further, it is by standing on the shoulders of giants.” And in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, there is no greater giant than Dr. Brent Nelson, who retires this month.
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