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Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering News

Electrical and computer engineers design computer hardware or software or are responsible for the analysis, design, and development of systems that process, communicate, interface, and display information. The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering covers a wide range of modern engineering fields including wireless communication, system on chip, nanotechnology, renewable energy and sensor networks.

Current Electrical and Computer Engineering News

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Campus News | June 24, 2022

Activities include behind-the-scenes tours of Strip entertainment venues, investigations of “smart hospitality” systems, and hands-on engineering project

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Campus News | February 18, 2022

James Skelly, a master of electrical engineering student, came out on top at this year’s Rebel Grad Slam, and the impact of his research reaches far beyond the event. 

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Campus News | October 14, 2021

Alumni volunteers encouraged to give back by helping students develop their professional skills.

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Campus News | September 14, 2021

Students in the Las Vegas Scholars Program find support, sense of belonging and success on campus

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Campus News | March 29, 2021

U.S. News & World Report’s annual list of top graduate and professional schools ranks 26 UNLV programs within nation’s top 100.

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Campus News | August 6, 2020

As shutdowns threatened internships, various programs and employers have found creative workarounds for students to gain crucial workplace experience.

Electrical and Computer Engineering In The News

Jacky Rosen U.S. Senator for Nevada
September 17, 2021

Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) released the following statement applauding the National Science Foundation (NSF) for awarding $828,904 in funding to the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

Yahoo!
June 24, 2021

UNLV hosts an all-girl robotics summer camp to encourage girls to pursue a career in the STEM field.

KTNV-TV: ABC 13
June 23, 2021

Professors at UNLV are on a mission to encourage more girls to pursue a career in STEM fields by hosting the Engaging Girls in Ubiquitous Intelligence and Computing camp.

Homeland Security News Wire
April 23, 2021

The Department of Homeland Security is working directly with students through programs like Department of Homeland Security Centers of Excellence to discover new and innovative ideas to solve challenging problems like soft targets.

New Scientist
January 22, 2021

An artificial intelligence that can grade the skill of a pianist with near-human accuracy could be used in online music tutoring.

CNET
March 8, 2019

Apple and Qualcomm are duking it out over patents in a courtroom in downtown San Diego. But 13 miles away at an Apple Store at the University Town Center, the iPhone maker was dealing with other business.

Electrical and Computer Engineering Experts

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Recent Electrical and Computer Engineering Accomplishments

February 1, 2022
Taylor Finelli (Electrical and Computer Engineering) received the Fall 2021 Cover Artwork Award from Spectra Undergraduate Research Journal.  The office of undergraduate research solicits student submissions to have a student-designed cover for each spring and fall issue. The competitive award intends to foster student participation in the…
November 12, 2021
Hal Berghel (Electrical and Computer Engineering) was named a life fellow of The Institute for Electrical and Electronics Engineers effective Jan. 1.
August 9, 2021
Emma Regentova and Venkatesan Muthukumar  (both Electrical and Computer Engineering ), Si Jung Kim (Entertainment Engineering and Design), and Jonathan Hilpert (Education)  have received an $882,699 award from the National Science Foundation Advancing Informal STEM Learning program for implementing the project " NEVADA STEM LAB- Cultivating…
January 14, 2021
Robyn Raschke (Accounting), Pushkin Kachroo (Electrical Engineering), and Anjala Krishen (Marketing and International Business), along with Orie Berezan (California State University Dominguez Hills) and Shaurya Agarwal (University of Central Florida) recently had their interdisciplinary paper, "The Digital Self and Virtual Satisfaction: A Cross-…
May 19, 2020
Anjala S. Krishen (Marketing & International Business) had a paper, "Harnessing the Waiting Experience: Anticipation, Expectations, and WOM," accepted in Journal of Services Marketing. This interdisciplinary work was conducted in collaboration with the Shark Reef Exhibit at Mandalay Bay and co-authored with Brian Robison and two UNLV doctoral…
April 17, 2020
Andrew Thomas Reyes, Judzia Bombard, and William Gangozo (all Nursing), Tirth Bhatta (Sociology), and Venkatesan Muthukumar (Electrical & Computer Engineering), published an article, “Promoting Resilience Among College Student Veterans Through an Acceptance-and-Commitment-Therapy App: An Intervention Refinement Study,” in the Community Mental…