The School of Electrical & Computer Engineering (ECE), within the College of Engineering at OU, is proud to celebrate its excellent students and nationally recognized faculty. Several recent award-winning examples are noted below. Within ECE, students regularly engage in a variety of hands-on projects as part of their curriculum with professors who are engaged in cutting edge research.
W. Barnes, A. Kaadan, S. Rajab, and H. Refai (professor), “Cognitive Extensions to Existing Wireless Technology,” IEEE International Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing Conference (IWCMC 2013), Cagliari, Italy, July, 2013. Best Paper Award.
Zachary Dunn, ECE PhD student, awarded a Robert Hughes Centennial Fellowship, 2013.
D. Vreeland (ECE), A. Lee (ECE), A. Kooiman (AME) of the Sooner Competitive Robotics team took 1st place in the Mercury Robotics Challenge hosted by Oklahoma State University.
A. Moreno was accepted into the National Science Foundation (NSF) OK LSAMP Bridge to Doctorate Fellowship Cohort IV. He will begin as an NSF Fellow starting in the Fall 2013.
B. Pirtle, Outstanding Senior in Computer Engineering, ECE, University of Oklahoma, 2013.
D. Vreeland, Outstanding Senior in Electrical Engineering, ECE, University of Oklahoma, 2013.
R. Yuyuenyongwatana, Outstanding Junior in Computer Engineering, ECE, University of Oklahoma, 2013.
A. Matland, Outstanding Junior in Electrical Engineering, ECE, University of Oklahoma, 2013.
T. Blair, Director’s Leadership Award, ECE, University of Oklahoma, 2013.
A. Lee, Director’s Service Award, ECE, University of Oklahoma, 2013.
ECE Distinguished Mentor Award Winners: D. Vreeland, S. Swatek, A. Lee, C. Bayless, B. Pirtle, L. Denman, T. Brumble, E. Lopez, K. Kidson, J. Griffin, T. Blair.
Dr. J. R. Cruz is serving as a Distinguished Lecturer for the IEEE Vehicular Technology Society, 2011-2013. Focus area: Low, Medium and High-Density Parity-Check Codes: An Integrated View of Error Correction Coding
Dr. John Jiang was recently named the OGE Endowed Chair Professor of Power Systems.
Dr. P. Verma, A. Ghosh, J. Sluss, S. Cheng, M. Martens, R. Huck, S. Chen, and A. Kaul, “Remote cervical dilation monitoring system and method,” United States Patent No. 8,100,840, January 24, 2012.
Dr. M. Yeary, J. Toplicar, P. Doucette, and E. Foltz, “Single Channel Semi-Active Radar Seeker,” Publication Number: US 2012/0169524 A1. Publication Date: July 5, 2012.
Dr. P. McCann, Norman, Okla., for a "method for thin film thermoelectric module fabrication." Patent no. 8,216,871. 2012.
Dr. J. Sluss was selected to serve as a General Co-Chair of the 43rd Annual Frontiers in Education (FIE) Conference, which is the major international conference about educational innovations and research in engineering and computing.
Dr. N. Goodman has been selected to chair the Applications technical track at the 2014 IEEE International Radar Conference.
Adjunct ECE Professor R. Palmer has been selected to serve as the Emerging Technologies session chair at the AMS Radar Meteorology Conference.