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Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering News

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. Our graduates receive the necessary knowledge to either design computer hardware or software, or analyze, design, and develop systems that process, communicate, interface, and display information.

Current Electrical and Computer Engineering News

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Justin Negron's UNLV turnaround story starts with a visit to his advisor and ends with Senior Design Competition wins and a job offer.

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Unique spaces spark creativity and invention; the building officially debuts Feb. 23.

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People |

The longtime career coach is helping Engineering students break into the burgeoning Southern Nevada tech start-up market.

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Campus News |

Over 40 local female students spent five weeks learning programming, building smart technology, and engaging in robotics projects.

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Campus News |

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 |

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. 

Electrical and Computer Engineering In The News

Las Vegas Review Journal

UNLV celebrated the opening of its Advanced Engineering Building on Friday as the university works to help accommodate one of its fastest growing programs.

Las Vegas Review Journal

UNLV celebrated the opening of its Advanced Engineering Building on Friday as the university works to help accommodate one of its fastest growing programs.

KSNV-TV: News 3

The UNLV College of Engineering is looking to the fall semester with a new upgrade.

Jacky Rosen U.S. Senator for Nevada

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.

KTNV-TV: ABC 13

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

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.

Electrical and Computer Engineering Experts

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Recent Electrical and Computer Engineering Accomplishments

UNLV repeated their first place win in racquetball for Corporate Challenge. Congratulations to the team! Erica Marti (Civil & Environmental Engineering and Construction) - 1st place, women's singles; Venki Muthukumar (Electrical and Computer Engineering) and Sid Raich (Social and Behavioral Health) - 1st place, men's doubles; Adam Koebke (…
Emma Regentova (Electrical and Computer Engineering) and Alexander Barzilov (Mechanical Engineering) received a $350,000 award from Battelle Savannah River Alliance for their "Advanced Machine Learning-Based Analysis of Optical Sensor Data on the Drone Platform for Robust Detection of Methane Leaks" project. Two graduate and four undergraduate…
Yang Jiao (Electrical and Computer Engineering), Lingkun Gu (Life Sciences), Yingtao Jiang (Electrical and Computer Engineering), Mo Weng (Life Sciences), and Mei Yang (Electrical and Computer Engineering) published a paper titled, "Digitally predicting protein localization and manipulating protein activity in fluorescence images using 4D…
The National Science Foundation EPSCoR Program awarded Levent Atici (Undergraduate Research), Sarah Harris (Electrical and Computer Engineering), Eduardo Robleto (Life Sciences), and Kurt Regner (Life Sciences) a Research Infrastructure Improvement grant in the amount of $999,955 for the project titled "Enhancing the Transition of COVID-19…
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…
Hal Berghel (Electrical and Computer Engineering) was named a life fellow of The Institute for Electrical and Electronics Engineers effective Jan. 1.