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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 | 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.

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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.

Electrical and Computer Engineering In The News

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.

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.

Electrical and Computer Engineering Experts

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Recent Electrical and Computer Engineering Accomplishments

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...
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...