Department News

New ECEn Faculty Member

Please join us in welcoming our newest faculty member Shiuh-hua Wood Chiang.


Prof. Yaakov Bar Shalom Delivers First Department Colloquium Talk

Prof. Yaakov Bar Shalom, Board of Trustees Distinguished Professor at the University of Connecticut, delivered the first Department Colloquium talk on 1 May 2014. Read Full Article


ECEN 360 RFID contest winners

Dunia Alrabadi and Kaleo Roberts are the winners of the ECEn 360 RFID detector contest. The detector was required to detect the RFID coil at a distance of 6 inches for full credit. The detector made by Kaleo and Dunia worked at a distance of 58 inches.  In order to achieve this distance they used two amplifier gain stages in addition to the inductive coil and a capacitor. They were awarded a $100 prize by an anonymous donor.


Prof. Warnick Contributes to a New IEEE Standard for Antenna Terms

Dr. Karl Warnick's research has led to the development of new concepts and analysis tools that are used in designing phased array antenna systems. Read More...


Now accepting department scholarship applications

The department is now accepting scholarship applications. Click here to apply.


PhD student wins 3rd place in the University wide 3 Minute Thesis (3MT) competition

Tom Wall, one of our department’s PhD students, won 3rd place in the University wide 3 Minute Thesis (3MT) competition (http://gss.byu.edu/node/2).  He had earlier won 1st place in our department and college level competitions.  His prize for third at the university was $1000.  The title of his 3 minute talk was “Multiplexed Single Bioparticle Detection on a Chip” and he described his work to build an optical sensor on a silicon chip that can detect disease.


Prof. Rice Receives Award

Prof. Michael Rice, Jim Abrams Professor, received the Distinguished Service Award from the Communications Theory Technical Committee of the IEEE Communications Society at IEEE Globecom 2013 in Atlanta.


Dr. David Arnold recognized as the 2013 Honored Alumnus

David Arnold is currently the CEO of Wavetronix, which is a company that designs, manufactures and sells radar-based traffic detectors world-wide. View More..


Prof. Rice Begins New Appointment

Prof. Michael Rice was appointed Associate Editor-in-Chief of IEEE Transactions on Aerospace & Electronic Systems.


BYU Authors Win Best Paper Award

Darren Kartchner and Prof. Michael Rice won the best paper award at the International Telemetering Conference.


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