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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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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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