News 2014

First Chip Camp at BYU 2 --

"Trevor Decker, a BYU electrical and computer engineering major and student co-director of Chip Camp, explained that most of the inspiration for their activities came from the Micron Foundation, but that they were given the freedom to add their own style."

Read more at BYU News Article


First Chip Camp at BYU 1 --

"The future for young math and science enthusiasts is bright because of a new program that highlights the limitless opportunities for engineers. Chip Camp was held at BYU on Tuesday and Wednesday to encourage about 50 seventh- and eighth-grade students to pursue degrees in engineering."

Read more at Deseret News


Dr. Hawkins appointed Editor in Chief for the IEEE Journal of Quantum Electronics --

Read more at IEEE Photonics Society News


Sara Taylor and her husband both head to MIT for graduate school --

"Cameron and Sara Taylor certainly aren’t the only BYU students graduating this week that have been accepted to prestigious graduate programs. After all, BYU is No. 5 in the country for producing grads who go on to earn PhDs."

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Tom Wall wins third place in campus-wide 3 Minute Thesis Competition --

"Tom Wall, one of our department’s PhD students, won 3rd place in the University wide 3 Minute Thesis (3MT) competition (  He had earlier won 1st place in our department and college level competitions."

Read more at Department News