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Meyer Receives NSF CAREER Award

Meyer Receives NSF CAREER Award

Miriah Meyer, University of Utah assistant professor of computer science, has received a five-year, $400,000 National Science Foundation (NSF) Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) award.Read more...

New View of Volcanic Plumbing

New View of Volcanic Plumbing

By measuring how fast Earth conducts electricity and seismic waves, a University of Utah researcher and colleagues made a detailed picture of Mount Rainier’s deep volcanic plumbing and partly molten rock that will erupt again someday.Read more...

Revolutionizing time tracking in cyber-physical systems

Revolutionizing time tracking in cyber-physical systems

The National Science Foundation (NSF) today announced a five-year, $4 million award to tackle the challenge of synchronizing time in cyber-physical systems (CPS)--systems that integrate sensing, computation, control and networking into physical objects and infrastructure.Read more...

U Engineers Design New Optical Element to Sort Sunlight

U Engineers Design New Optical Element to Sort Sunlight

University of Utah electrical engineers have designed a thin layer made of a transparent plastic or glass that sorts and concentrates sunlight to boost the overall efficiency of solar cells by up to 50 percent.Read more...

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Ross Whitaker: School of Computing’s New Director

Ross Whitaker: School of Computing’s New Director

Ross Whitaker became the new director of the School of Computing in January 2014. Since joining the School of Computing in 2000 as an assistant professor, Whitaker has watched the department, along with the College of Engineering, outpace other institutions in the Intermountain West.

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