ECE News

Klipsch School of ECE’s Dr. Voelz captured some great pictures of the 2017 solar eclipse from Fort Laramie, Wyoming. Enjoy!

Eight ECE Grad Students Participate in 2017 MWSCAS

Date: 07/01/2017

NMSU ECE Grad Students at MWSCAS 2017

Eight graduate students from the Klipsch School of Electrical and Computer Engineering participated in the 60th anniversary of the IEEE Midwest Symposium on Circuits and Systems (MWSCAS) hosted at Tufts University in Boston, MA.  Associate Professor Paul Furth attended with them. Our students and faculty member presented a total of 6 posters and 4 lectures over the 3-day conference.

The topics of their presentations ranged from LED drivers, to amplifier design, to ultra-low power digital logic circuits.   Pictured (left to right) are: Z.M. “Amil” Saifullah, Paul Furth, Disha Mehrotra, Manaswini Gangineni, Shirin Pourashraf, Aditya Patil, Mahender Manda, Manikanta Ponnum, and Punith Surkanti.

Dr. Mitchell received a research grant from NSF

Date: 07/01/2017

Assistant Professor David Mitchell has received a research grant from National Science Foundation to support his work in coding algorithms for 5G wireless communication. The three-year standard grant $187,634 focuses on a comprehensive framework of practical low-complexity, low-latency, capacity-approaching sparse graph codes. The proposed research promises to provide a significant transformative impact on many critical applications employing reliable networked wireless communication, for example in the fields of healthcare, environmental monitoring, finance, and so on. Read more

Three professors named as Klipsch Professors

Date: 05/16/2017

Three faculty members in the Klipsch School of Electrical and Computer Engineering have been named as Paul W. and Valerie Klipsch Distinguished Professors in 2017. They are Prof. Steve Stochaj, Prof. David Voelz, and Prof. Wei Tang. Congratulations! 



ECEGSO first general meeting

Date: 04/12/2017

The Electrical and Computer Engineering Graduate Student Organization (ECEGSO) has its first general meeting on Apr. 12, 2017. Opportunities for student travel funds from ASNMSU, departmental research awards, and future activities, have been discussed. For more information please visit the ECEGSO webpage. 

Annette receives Foreman Staff Excellence Award

Date: 04/10/2017

Ms. Annette Benavidez, the Administrative Assistant of Electrical and Computer Engineering, has received the 2017 Foreman Staff Excellence Award and was recognized at the College of Engineering Awards Banquet on Feb 24, 2017. Congratulations to Annette for her award and thanks for her excellent service to the ECE faculty and students!

Dr. Tang among the NSF engineering CAREER researchers

Date: 04/05/2017

In 2017, National Science Foundation Directorate of Engineering has awarded 156 faculty members to support the frontiers of fundamental engineering research. Assistant Professor Wei Tang in Klipsch School of Electrical and Computer Engineering at NMSU is one of the awardees. An interactive map to see the geographic locations of the grantee’s institutions can be found in the NSF press release. …read more


In loving memory: Dr. Paz (1962-2017)

Date: 03/28/2017

Dr. Robert (Bob or Bobby) Alex Paz was an associate professor at NMSU Klipsch School of Electrical and Computer Engineering. He passed away on March 26, 2017 the age of 54, having battled Leukemia (AML) for the last 18 months of his life. …read more


NMSU College of Engineering associate dean, graduate students use supercomputer

Through the use of New Mexico State University’s High Performance Computing system, a supercomputer known as Joker, Phillip De Leon, associate dean for research in the College of Engineering, not only conducted research but students in his graduate electrical engineering course also utilized the system. …read more