Mark Shand of Google gave the department colloquium for Januray 2016. His entertaining talk was about the Google Car project and its LIDAR sensor system. (click title above for more details)
Professors Warnick and Jeffs, along with students Richard Black, Junming Diao, Mark Ruzindana, and Mitchell Burnett, collaborated with the University of Massachusetts and the National Radio Astronomy Observatory in a test of a new phased array feed receiver for the Green Bank Telescope in West Virginia.
The IEEE Board of Directors, at its November 2015 meeting, elevated Dr. Aaron Hawkins to the position of IEEE Fellow for his contributions to the field of optofluidics.
Prof. David Andrews from the University of Arkansas gave the talk "It's Not Your Father's Computer" as part of the department Colloquium Series on October 22.
Prof. Fawwaz Ulaby of the University of Michigan delivered the November Department Colloquium Address.
Two BYU Students won first place in the undergraduate category at the 2015 International Telemetering Contest.
Prof. Michael Rice, and his co-author Erik Perrins (PhD '05) won the best paper award at the 2015 International Telemetering Conference.
Todd Moon receives the Outstanding Alumnus Award for 2015.
Students from the ECE department were recruited by BYU’s Marching Band to add a splash of dynamic color to their drumline. The LED lighting effect was unveiled at halftime during the recent homecoming game.
BYU is leading a collaborative team that has just kicked off a massive multidisciplinary effort to combat a threat to global health: the rising prevalence of bacteria that can’t be treated by antibiotics.