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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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Recognition for High Quality Graduates

The University of Maine was recognized as one of the best colleges or universities for employers who want to hire high-quality engineering graduates. UMaine ranked fifth on College Recruiter’s list of the “Top 12 Hidden Gem Colleges for Employers Hiring Electrical and Communications Engineering Majors.” For more details, visit the full College Recruiter release.

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Power Concentration

Electrical Engineering majors at the University of Maine now have the option of declaring a “Concentration in Power Engineering”. Completing the concentration requires augmenting their base Electrical Engineering courses with additional courses with power engineering emphasis. These courses may include selected courses offered by the Electrical Engineering Technology program (which has particular strength in the […]

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Outstanding Chapter Award

The IEEE-HKN Board of Governors has conferred on the Delta Kappa Chapter of the University of Maine the 2013-2014 IEEE-HKN Outstanding Chapter Award. This award is presented to IEEE-HKN Chapters in recognition of excellence in their Chapter administration and programs.  The UMaine Electrical and Computer Engineering honor society was one of 23 Chapters selected for the […]

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UMaine Grad Named “2014 Engineering Leader Under 40”

Aron Semle (UMaine Computer Engineering Graduate, 2004) has been named as a “2014 Engineering Leader Under 40”. Control Engineering and Plant Engineering announced the awards on Sept 14, 2014. The Engineering Leaders Under 40 program recognizes manufacturing professionals under the age of 40 who are making a significant contribution to their plant’s success, and to […]

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Kepware receives Governor’s Award for Business Excellence

Kepware Technologies in Portland is one of eight companies to receive a 2014 Governor’s Award for Business Excellence.  The awards were presented in a reception at SMCC on Friday Sept 19.  Kepware Technologies provides a wide range of communication and interoperability software solutions for the automation industry. Congratulations Kepware! More information is available in this BDN news […]

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Co-ops at Apple

Apple is seeking co-ops starting in either January or May 2015 for their iPhone Hardware Systems Group in Cupertino.  The co-op positions could last from 4 to 9 months.  Interested students should contact either Professor Kotecki or Professor Segee for application details.   iPhone Hardware System Integration Engineer Intern

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Joel Castro: Distinguished 2014 HENAAC Award Nominee

ECE Graduate and current graduate student Joel Castro is a 2014 Distinguished HENAAC Award Nominee.  The recognition, provided by Great Minds in Stem (GMiS) states “Your excellence and leadership in STEM inspires our community, empowers our nation, and exemplifies the GMiS vision to keep America technologically strong.” Congratulations, Joel!

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New Computer Engineering Minor Requirements

On Dec 6, 2013, the ECE faculty approved significant changes to the requirements to obtain a minor in Computer Engineering.  The changes are under review by the University UPCC.  Pending approval, current students at the University of Maine will have the option of using the new requirements, or (if they choose) using the minor requirements […]

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Texas Instruments Analog Circuits Laboratory Opened

Texas Instruments and the University of Maine unveiled the new Texas Instruments Analog Circuits Laboratory in Barrows Hall on October 8.  The lab was completely renovated by leveraging a $60,000 investment from TI with funds from the University of Maine to create a modern inviting environment for students to learn the fundamentals of analog circuit […]

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