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Irreplaceable Sam Stearns Remembered
November 15, 2022
ECE remembers the loss of one of our finest teachers: Samuel D. Stearns. We recently sat down with ECE Professor Marios Pattichis and spoke to him about his old friend and colleague, who died on June 11, 2021. Read More...

Khandakar Nusrat Islam Wins NPSS Outstanding Student Award
November 1, 2022
Khandakar Nusrat Islam, a doctoral student in The University of New Mexico Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, has received the 2022 IEEE Nuclear and Plasma Sciences Society Igor Alexeff Award as Outstanding Student in Plasma Science. Read More...

Ramiro Jordan Wins Career Achievement Peace Prize
October 30, 2022
ECE Professor Ramiro Jordan received The Paul Bartlett Ré Peace Career Achievement Award in a virtual event that took place on May 26 from 1-3 pm. Read More...

ECE Extern Tohid Khalili Uses ABQ as Case Study for PhD
October 1, 2022
When ECE Ph.D. candidate Tohid Khalili became an extern for the City of Albuquerque last summer, he helped improve our city services while spicing up his dissertation. Read More...

Manu and "Petro" Place 2nd at DAC '22!
September 15, 2022
ECE Grad Students Daniel Manu and Petro Mushidi Tshakwanda won second place in the University Demonstration at the Design Automation Conference 2022 (DAC) in San Francisco July 10-14. Read More...

AFOSR Awards Francesca Cavallo $1.7M Grant
September 1, 2022
ECE and CHTM Asst. Prof. Francesca Cavallo received a $1.7 M grant from the U.S. Air Force Office of Scientific Research to establish a novel technological pathway for scaling vacuum electronic devices into the THz range. Read More...

Jayaweera & Sun Share $1M NSF Advanced Aerial Mobility Grant
August 30, 2022
ECE Prof. Sudharman K. Jayaweera and ECE Asst. Prof. Xiang Sun will oversee the UNM sub-award  of a $1M National Science Foundation (NSF) Advanced Aerial Mobility grant. Read More...

Qing Liu Wins NSF CAREER Award
August 15, 2022
Former ECE Assoc Chair Nasir Ghani writes "it gives me immense joy to let you know that my first PhD graduate at UNM, Dr. Qing (Gary) Liu has just won the NSF CAREER Award at NJIT!" Read More...

Lei Yang Wins 2021 IEEE TCAD Best Paper Award
July 15, 2022
ECE Asst. Prof. Lei Yang has been selected by the IEEE Transactions on Computer-Aided Design (TCAD) for the 2021 Donald O. Pederson Best Paper Award, presented at the Design Automation Conference in December 2021. Read More...