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Undergraduate Team Finishes Top in Computer Programming Contest

One team representing University of Maine, participated in the biggest annual computer programming contest in the world. They finished with the second highest ranking of all teams in the north-eastern part of the U.S., including Maine, New York, Massachusetts, Vermont, New Hampshire, Connecticut, and Rhode Island. This UMaine team, named RedZeppelin, consists of Graham Van Goffrier […]

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Mohamed Makhlouf: Induction into the Francis Crowe Society

Mohamed Makhlouf (Electrical Engineering, class of 1975) will be inducted as a Distinguished Member of the Francis Crowe Society at the fall induction on December 9, 4:30pm in the Hill Auditorium.  The Francis Crowe Society recognizes new UMaine engineering graduates as well as distinguished alumni. Mohamed is originally from Palestine.  His family moved to Egypt […]

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IEEE Day: Oct 4, 2016

IEEE UMaine student branch organized a series of talks today to celebrate IEEE Day which is a worldwide event being celebrated in all corners of earth. Please download the UMaine IEEE Day Flyer Events include the following presentations in the Arthur St. John Hill Auditorium: 11:30 Mark Ouellette of Axiom Technologies (lunch and learn) 4:00pm […]

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Anin Maskay: Best Paper Award

Congratulations go to Anin Maskay for his Best Paper Award at the 2016 IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium held in Tours, France.  Anin is a Ph.D. student in Electrical Engineering advised by Dr. Mauricio Pereira da Cunha.  Their paper is entitled “High Temperature Static Strain Microwave Acoustic Sensor”. The conference consists of over 1000 submitted papers, […]

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4+1 BS/MS Degree Programs Approved

Ambitious Electrical or Computer Engineering students now have the option of obtaining a non-thesis MS degree with one additional year of study.  Exceptional students must be admitted to the program during their Junior year, and may apply up to 9 credits of graduate course work in their senior year toward their MS degree: ECE 4+1 BS/MS Programs.

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Smart socks??

If you can see it, touch it, hold it, or imagine it, you can bet there’s a computer engineering out there someplace trying to figure out how to make it more useful. Check out this recent article in the Portland Press Harald, highlighting an invention by three Maine brothers: Eric, Aron, and Evan Semle.  Aron […]

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NSF REU-Sensors Applications Open

During the Summer of 2016 the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department and the Laboratory for Surface Science and Technology (LASST) at the University of Maine will offer the opportunity for a limited number of highly qualified undergraduate students to participate in research under the guidance of various faculty in the area of sensor science and […]

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Welcome Class of 2019!

Welcome to the ECE Class of 2019!  Driven by a dramatic increase in Computer Engineering majors, the ECE incoming class increased by 17% over last year. (Overall, the University of Maine decreases slightly – about 2%.)  ECE enrollment continues a long-term gradual growth.  The department currently supports just over 200 undergraduates – the highest enrollment […]

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