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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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Research | May 28, 2020

Physical therapy professor Szu-Ping Lee relies on patients – particularly veterans and seniors – as well as clinicians to help guide his research on ways to improve mobility after limb loss.

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Research | December 3, 2019

Collaboration, confidence-building, and cash prizes are hallmark of product prototype showcase.

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People | November 19, 2019

Fellowship recipients getting to the heart of bioengineering

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People | October 29, 2019

Howard R. Hughes College of Engineering Alumnus of the Year is one of the youngest principals among Southern Nevada engineering firms.

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Business and Community | May 8, 2019

Nearly 40 student-created engineering projects provide technological solutions to real-world problems; prototypes on display May 9 at Thomas & Mack Center.

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Campus News | May 8, 2019

Undergraduates Michael Schwob and Dylan Wallace among just 496 nationwide to earn the prestigious honor.

Electrical and Computer Engineering In The News

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.

KVVU-TV: Fox 5
October 24, 2018

Hundreds of UNLV engineering students have a chance to launch their careers with a job fair featuring 90 companies Thursday.

GlobeNewswire
July 14, 2017

Imagination Technologies (IMG.L) announces the launch of MIPSfpga 2.0, the next generation of its highly successful CPU education infrastructure. MIPSfpga 2.0 represents a comprehensive set of teaching materials for teaching computer architecture – including full, open access to a MIPS CPU to let students see the actual RTL code and study the inner workings of the processor. MIPSfpga 2.0 is part of the Imagination University Programme (IUP), which provides students with a unique opportunity to learn using a commercially available CPU architecture.

Las Vegas Sun
February 2, 2017

Among the implausible and impossible, countless curiosities mingled beneath the metal shadow of the famed unisphere at the 1964 World’s Fair.

Amazon Developer
January 19, 2017

With Amazon Alexa, developers are creating novel and delightful voice experiences for customers. University students are rethinking the way we live. Meet Adam Betemedhin, an Electrical Engineering major, and Kevin Duong-Tran, a Computer Science major, from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV). Adam and Kevin, along with roughly 20 other students from multi-disciplinary backgrounds at UNLV, are participating in the 2017 Solar Decathlon, a competition sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy that will culminate in October of this year.

Desert Companion
March 16, 2016

When Jay Sarno opened Circus Circus casino in 1968, he charged an admission fee to visitors. “He thought it was so unique and wonderful that people would pay to go in,” says UNLV history professor Eugene Moehring.

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Recent Electrical and Computer Engineering Accomplishments

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...
April 7, 2020
Andrew Thomas Reyes, William Gangozo (both Nursing), Tirth Bhatta (Sociology), and Venkatesan Muthukumar (Electrical & Computer Engineering), published an article, “Testing the Acceptability and Initial Efficacy of a Smartphone-app Mindfulness Intervention for College Student Veterans with PTSD.” This article is published in the April issue of...
March 23, 2020
Brendan Morris (Electrical and Computer Engineering) is the winner of the 2020 College of Engineering Distinguished Teacher Award.
March 20, 2020
Pramen P. Shrestha (Civil and Environmental Engineering, and Construction), Shae Deschutter (Engineering) and Jennifer Reff (Electrical and Computer Engineering) recently were honored for their service to College of Engineering. Shrestha is a professor and graduate coordinator. Deschutter is assistant director of academic advising for...
June 21, 2019
Yang Jiao (Electrical and Computer Engineering) recently presented a paper at Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition 2019 about object tracking in 3D fluorescence volumes. The paper is based on work done by Jiao in collaboration with Mei Yang (Electrical and Computer Engineering) and Mo Weng (Life Science). This work targets the challenge of 3D...