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Electrical and Computer
Engineering, EN 5068
Dept. 3295
1000 E. University Ave.
Laramie, WY 82071
Phone: (307)766-2279
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Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Along with the low cost of attending UW, the department of Electrical and Computer Engineering provides a rigorous program that allows our students to compete with students at top-level institutions. Students from our program have gone on as graduate students to attend Stanford, Purdue, and Berkeley. Our students have careers that cross many boundaries.  Not only do they have opportunities with excellent learning facilities in electrical and computer engineering, such as computer design, gaming, internet, space vehicles, robotics, and biomedicine, but many have become doctors, lawyers, and business executives. With a degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering at UW you will receive the training needed to succeed in your chosen area.

Tenure-Track Faculty Position Open in Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

The Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering at the University of Wyoming (UW) invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position (at any rank). The position is open for all areas of power and includes a competitive start up package. The position entails developing an externally funded research program with peer-reviewed publication activities, teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, and mentoring MS and PhD students. Highly qualified senior applicants may receive the “Guthrie Nicholson” professorship. Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering or a related field and have experience or an educational background in power engineering. Preferred qualifications include: 1) professional interests align with departmental mission and goals; 2) demonstrated ability to perform effective research; 3) demonstrated ability to effectively teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels. More details available here

New Ph.D. Graduate Assistantship in Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Wyoming is seeking applications for a graduate student position in the field of rehabilitation engineering (start date: September 2016). [More]



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UW Provides Raspberry Pis, Arduinos to Encourage STEM in Wyoming Schools

December 10, 2015 — In the computing world, a raspberry pi is not something you can eat for dessert, and an arduino is not a cousin to a popular robot in the Star Wars movies. But these little electronic gizmos are helping a few of Wyoming’s high school and middle school teachers advance their understanding of teaching science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) in a more hands-on fashion.

UW Research Program Names Inaugural Class of Student Scholars

November 9, 2015 — Twenty University of Wyoming students have been named to the inaugural class of student researchers in the Wyoming Research Scholars Program (WRSP).

This rover chassis forms the basis of the UW design that will be in the 2016 RASC-AL Exploration Rob

UW Contingent Selected For Prestigious Engineering Competition

November 2, 2015 — The hard work of a group of engineering students was rewarded recently, as it was announced that a University of Wyoming team was selected to participate in a national rover design and demonstration competition.

UW Named a National Computational Sciences Research Center

September 9, 2015 — The University of Wyoming has been named a GPU Research Center by NVIDIA, the world leader in visual computing.

Eminent Engineer Awards

August 26, 2015 — Jim Pearce and David Whitman have been recognized as Tau Beta Pi's Wyoming Eminent Engineer and Alumnus Eminent Engineer, respectively.

Henry Plancher, Recipient of an Outstanding Staff Award

Outstanding Staff Acknowledged by TBP and CEAS

August 17, 2015 — George Janack and Henry Plancher have been recognized as outstanding staff by Tau Beta Pi and the College of Engineering and Applied Science, respectively.

Tau Beta Pi Recognizes Outstanding Students

July 22, 2015 — Tau Beta Pi recently recognized outstanding students in the College of Engineering and Applied Science. Awards were earned by the outstanding member, sophomore, and junior.

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UW Department Provides Telehealth Clinic Support for Rural Health Care in Wyoming

November 7, 2014 — The University of Wyoming is reaching out to make health care more accessible to the state’s many rural residents.

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UW Receives $4.25 Million DOE Grant to Explore Wind Energy

September 26, 2014 — The University of Wyoming has received a $4.25 million Department of Energy-EPSCoR grant to research wind farm modeling, transmission grid monitoring and the economics derived from wind-generated power.

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