2011
  • Professor, Elect & Computer Engineering
  • Co-Founder , LiveWire Innovation

Publications

  • Cody LaFlamme & Evan Benoit, Ayobami Edun, Cynthia M. Furse, Michael A. Scarpulla, Joel B. Harley (2022). Quantifying the Environmental Sensitivity of SSTDR Signals for Monitoring PV Strings. IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics (JPV). Vol. 12(1). Published, 01/2022.
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  • Tara Spafford & Kaitlin Hall, Carter Christensen, Cynthia Furse, with Joseph Kiflom, Christopher Trampel, Kelsey Tyler, Valeria Corona, Shaun McKellar (2021). Miniaturization of Implantable Antenna and Discussion of Concentration of Fields. IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation and USNC-URSI Radio Science Meeting. Published, 12/04/2021.
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  • Cynthia Furse & IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation and USNC-URSI Radio Science Meeting (2021). University of Utah Hybrid-Flexible Education. IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation and USNC-URSI Radio Science Meeting. Published, 12/04/2021.
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  • Evan Benoit & Cynthia Furse (2021). A Broadband S/SSTDR-VNA for Energized Circuits. IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation and USNC-URSI Radio Science Meeting. Published, 12/04/2021.
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  • Audrey Rubart & Kaitlin Hall, Cynthia Furse, David Hasan (2021). Minimally Invasive Deep Brain Stimulation with Intracranial Stents. IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation and USNC-URSI Radio Science Meeting. Published, 12/04/2021.
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  • Khadijeh Masumnia-Bisheh & Cynthia Furse (2021). Should SAR Guidelines Include Variability?. IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation and USNC-URSI Radio Science Meeting. Published, 12/04/2021.
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  • Esther Florence & Krishnasamy T. Selvan, Hugo Espinosa, Cynthia M. Furse (2021). Experiences from teaching an online short-term course on bioelectricity during the pandemic. IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation and USNC-URSI Radio Science Meeting. Published, 12/04/2021.
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  • Cynthia Furse & Evan Benoit, Samuel Hansen (2021). Towards a Spread Spectrum VNA. IEEE Conference on Antenna Measurements and Applications (2021 IEEE CAMA). Published, 11/15/2021.
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  • Joseph Kiflom & Shaun McKellar, Tara Spafford, Huanan Zhang, Tasmia Tasneem, Crysta Oswald, Kaitlin Hall, Cynthia Furse (2021). Measurements on a Thermally-Crosslinked Biopolymer for Future Implantable Antennas. International Conference on Electromagnetics in Advanced Applications (ICEAA). Published, 08/09/2021.
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  • Alexander Charters & Paul K. Kuhn, Hunter Ellis, Dawn Sweeny, Marc Fobair, Joel Harley, Cynthia Furse (2021). Feasibility of using SSTDR to Monitor Battery Cell Degradation. Review of Progress in Quantitative Nondestructive Evaluation (QNDE). Published, 07/28/2021.
    https://utah.instructure.com/courses/558911/files/...
  • Farhad Elyasi Chamazkoti & Evan Benoit, Dawn Sweeney, Cynthia Furse (2021). Machine Learning for Spread Spectrum Time-Domain Reflectometry Impedance Measurement. Review of Progress in Quantitative Nondestructive Evaluation (QNDE). Published, 07/28/2021.
    https://utah.instructure.com/courses/558911/files/...
  • Ayobami S. Edun & Cody LaFlamme, Michael A. Scarpulla, Cynthia M. Furse, Joel B. Harley (2021). Health Monitoring of Solar Arrays with Spread Spectrum Time Domain Reflectometry and Variational Autoencoders. Review of Progress in Quantitative Nondestructive Evaluation (QNDE). Published, 07/28/2021.
    https://utah.instructure.com/courses/558911/files/...
  • Cody LaFlamme & Ayobami Edun, Evan Benoit, Michael Scarpulla, Joel Harley, Cynthia Furse (2021). Baseline Signal Learning for SSTDR Fault Detection in Photovoltaic Strings. Review of Progress in Quantitative Nondestructive Evaluation (QNDE). Published, 07/28/2021.
  • Massood Tabib-Azar & Shaun McKellar, Cynthia Furse (2021). Free Space Resonant Electromagnetic Sensing Techniques to Detect Airborne Viral and Environmental Particles Using Atomic Layer Graphene. NT21: International Conference on the Science and Application of Nanotubes and Low-Dimensional Materials. Published, 06/06/2021.
  • Zachary K. Wilkerson & Ayobami S. Edun, Michael A. Scarpulla, Cynthia M. Furse, Joel B. Harley (2021). Scale Transform Signal Processing for Reducing the Effect of Rain on SSTDR Signals. ICEAA 2021 International Conference on Electromagnetics in Advanced Applications. Published, 05/17/2021.
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  • Samuel Kingston & Evan Benoit, Ayobami S. Edun, Farhad Elyasi Chamazkoti, Dawn E. Sweeney, Joel B. Harley, Paul K. Kuhn, Cynthia M. Furse (2021). SSTDR Methodology, Implementations, and Challenges. Sensors -- Special Edition on RF Sensors. Published, 05/2021.
    https://www.mdpi.com/1424-8220/21/16/5268
  • Youchung Chung & Cynthia Furse (2021). (Edited) Sensors Special Issue on RF Sensors: Design, Optimization, and Applications. MPDI. Published, 05/2021.
    https://www.mdpi.com/journal/sensors/special_issue...
  • Ayobami S. Edun & Samuel Kingston, Cody LaFlamme, Evan Benoit, Michael R. Scarpulla, Cynthia M. Furse, Joel B. Harley (2021). Detection and Localization of Disconnections in a Large-Scale String of Photovoltaics using SSTDR. IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics (JPV). Vol. 11(4), 1097-1104. Published, 04/2021.
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  • Shaun McKellar & Kaitlin Hall, Cynthia Furse (2021). Implantable Antennas via Biopolymer Thermal Crosslinking. Utah Bioengineering Conference. Published, 02/05/2021.
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rn3AWk0zmew&featur...
  • Ayobami S. Edun & Cody LaFlamme, Samuel Kingston, Cynthia M. Furse, Michael A. Scarpulla, Joel B. Harley (2021). Anomaly detection of SSTDR signals using Variational Autoencoders. IEEE Sensors Journal. Published, 01/06/2021.
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  • Hunter Ellis & Cody Laflamme Cynthia Furse, James Nagel (2021). Describing Asymmetric Faults with Multiconductor Transmission Lines for SSTDR. National Radio Science Meeting (NRSM), Jan. 4-9, 2021. Published, 01/04/2021.
    https://youtu.be/iXMXbGNox3Q
  • Tasmia Tasneem & , Jill E. Shea, Jayant Agarwal, Cynthia M. Furse, Huanan Zhang (2021). Thermally Tunable Hydrogel Crosslinking Mediated by Temperature Sensitive Liposome. Biomedical Materials. Vol. 16(6), 065026. Published, 01/2021.
    http://iopscience.iop.org/page/acceptedmanuscripts
  • Hunter Ellis & Cody LaFlamme, James R. Nagel, Joel Harley, Cynthia M. Furse (2021). Multiconductor Transmission Lines and Asymmetric Fault in SSTDR Measurements. IEEE Sensors Journal. Published, 01/2021.
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  • William Berger & Cynthia Furse (2021). Spread Spectrum Techniques for Measurement of Dielectric Aging on Low Voltage Cables for Nuclear Power Plants. IEEE Trans. Dielectrics and Electrical Insulation. Vol. 28(3), 1028-1033. Published, 01/2021.
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  • Cynthia Furse, Moussa Kafal, Reza Rezzaghi & Yong-June Shin (2021). Fault Diagnosis for Electrical Systems and Power Networks: A Review. IEEE Sensors Journal. Vol. 21(2), 888-906. Published, 01/2021.
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  • Ayobami S. Edun, Naveen Kumar Tumkur Jayakumar, Samuel Kingston, Cynthia Furse, Michael Scarpulla & Joel Harley (2021). Spread Spectrum Time Domain Reflectometry with Lumped Elements on Asymmetric Transmission Lines. IEEE Sensors Journal. Vol. 21(2), 921-929. Published, 01/2021.
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  • Samuel Kingston & Cody LaFlamme, Mashad U. Saleh, Hunter Ellis, Evan Benoit, Ayobami Edun, Michael A. Scarpulla, Cynthia M. Furse, Joel B. Harley (2021). Spread Spectrum Time Domain Reflectometry (SSTDR) Digital Twin Simulation of Photovoltaic Systems for Fault Detection and Location. Progress in Electromagnetics Research (PIERS-B),. Vol. 94, 105-126. Published, 01/2021.
    http://www.jpier.org/PIERB/pier.php?paper=21071507
  • Cynthia Furse (2020). How to Be a Great Advocate for Women in Engineering. IEEE Antennas and Propagation Magazine. Vol. 62(6), 98-103. Published, 12/2020.
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  • Furse (2020). See My Publications Link Here. Electromagnetics Research Lab. Published, 01/2020.
    https://utah.instructure.com/courses/558911
  • Donna Ziegenfuss, Cynthia M. Furse & Alyson Froehlich (2018). Teach-Flipped: A Faculty Development MOOC on How to Teach Flipped. 2018 Annual Amercan Society for Engineering Education Conference and Exposition. Published, 06/2018.
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Research Statement

Dr. Furse’s expertise in Electromagnetics (EM) is applied to sensing and communication in complex lossy scattering media such as the human body, geophysical prospecting, ionospheric plasma, and aircraft wiring networks.  See: http://EMLAB/eng.utah.edu

Her research spans several applications (to find out more, click on the links below): 

  • Computational EM: Fast methods for predicting fields in the body and their statistical variation

   

  • Sea Ice:  Measurement of the electrical properties of sea ice in Antarctica and the Arctic


 

Research Keywords

  • Undergraduate Education
  • Teaching and Technology
  • Teaching and Curriculum Development
  • Teaching Pedagogy in Higher Education
  • Teaching
  • Medical Devices
  • Electromagnetics
  • Electrical Engineering or Electronics
  • Computational Electromagnetics
  • College Teaching
  • Bioelectromagnetics
  • Antennas
  • Aircraft Wiring

Presentations

  • Cynthia Furse, “History and Future of Implantable Antennas”, 2021 IEEE Asia Pacific Conference on Applied Electromagnetics (APACE 2021). Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 12/21/2021.
  • Cynthia Furse, “History and Future of Implantable Antennas”, Sunway Antenna Technology Webinar, Malaysia, May 26, 2021. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 05/26/2021.
  • Cynthia Furse, “Arcs and Sparks: Finding Faults on Aging Electrical Wiring”, EmergingTrends in Industry 4.0 (ETI 4.0), May 19, 2021, OP Jindal University, India. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 05/19/2021.
    http://www.eticonf.com/
  • Cynthia Furse, “History and Future of Implantable Antennas,” 2022 IEEE International Microwave Biomedical Conference (IMBioC2022), May 16-18, 2022, Suzhou, China. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 05/16/2021.
  • Cynthia Furse, “Bioelectronics and Bioelectronics and the Bionic Age: How electronics touch our hearts and minds,” invited lecture for IEEE MTTS SBC JADAVPUR UNIVERSITY, May 6, 2021. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 05/06/2021.
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  • Cynthia Furse, “Why Study EM?” for the University of Edinburgh IEEE Master Class on Electromagnetics, 2021. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 05/2021.
  • Cynthia Furse, “Arcs and Sparks: Finding Faults on Aging Electrical Wiring “, Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering, Bennett University, India online workshop on “Recent Advancement in RF and Microwave Circuits and Devices”, April 8, 2021. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 04/08/2021.
    https://utah.instructure.com/courses/558911/pages/...
  • Cynthia Furse, “Women Inventors Who Changed the World,” University of Utah Online talk for Intl. Women’s Week, 3/10/2021. Other, Presented, 03/10/2021.
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  • Cynthia Furse, “The Power of Failure: Getting it Right by Getting it Wrong,” seminar on Enhancing Skills for Professional Success, SSN College of Engineering, India (online), Feb. 25, 2021, . Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 02/25/2021.
    https://youtu.be/9jtKFziv9H4
  • 2018 “Last Lecture” Getting an A in Life: The Interplay of Success and Failure (Selected by the Assoc. Students of the UofU). Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 11/05/2018.
  • Andrew Chrysler, Youchung Chung, Cynthia Furse, ‘Biocompatible UHF RFID Antenna made from Conducting Ink,’ IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation and USNC-URSI National Radio Science Meeting in Fajardo, Puerto Rico, June 27-30, 2016. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 06/28/2016.
  • Cynthia Furse, Donna Ziegenfuss, ‘Training Teachers to Teach Flipped‘, American Academy of Arts and Sciences: Envisioning the Future of Undergraduate STEM Education: Research and Practice, April 27-29, 2016 in Washington, DC. Conference Paper, Refereed, Accepted, 04/27/2016.
  • C. Furse, ‘A Busy Professor’s Guide to Sanely Flipping Your Classroom,’ Utah State University Empowering Teaching Excellence Conference, Aug. 19, 2015. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 09/19/2015.
  • C. Furse, ‘What My Students Have Taught Me,’ University of Utah Annual Teaching Workshop, Aug. 17, 2015. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 09/17/2015.
  • Donna Ziegenfuss, Cynthia Furse, ‘Co-Flipped Teaching: Experiences Sharing the Flipped Classroom,’ 2015 IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation and USNC-URSI National Radio Science Meeting in Vancouver, BC, July 19-25, 2015. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 08/2015.
  • Cynthia Furse, Donna Ziegenfuss, ‘Transforming Teaching Practice: A MOOC Experience ,’ InstructureCon 2015, Park City, Utah, June 16-19, 2015. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 06/16/2015.
  • Blended Learning: What Works & What Doesn’t, ECE Department Heads Association, March 16, 2015, Charleston, SC. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 03/16/2015.
  • Flipping Teaching & Learning, Symposium on Emerging Technology Trends in Higher Education. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 02/27/2015.
    http://stream.lib.utah.edu/index.php?c=details&id=...
  • Cynthia Furse,'A Busy Professors Guide to Sanely Flipping Your Classroom', IEEE AP-S Workshop on EM Education, Dec. 5, 2014, Taiwan. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 12/05/2014.
  • Miguel Rodriguez, Cynthia Furse, Steve Blair, Jennifer Shumaker-Parry, ’Scaling the Response of Nanocrescent Antennas into the Ultraviolet,’ IEEE USNC/CNC/URSI Symposium in Memphis, TN, July 6-11, 2014. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 08/06/2014.
  • Cynthia Furse, Andrew Chrysler, ‘A History & Future of Implantable Antennas, 2014 IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation and USNC-URSI National Radio Science Meeting in Memphis, Tennessee, USA, July 6-12, 2014. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 08/06/2014.
  • Steve Smith, Cynthia Furse, ‘A Tutorial on Stochastic FDTD,’ 2014 IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation and USNC-URSI National Radio Science Meeting in Memphis, Tennessee, USA, July 6-12, 2014. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 08/06/2014.
  • Cynthia Furse, Donna Ziegenfuss, Stacy Bamberg, ‘Learning to Teach in the Flipped Classroom,’ 2014 IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation and USNC-URSI National Radio Science Meeting in Memphis, Tennessee, USA, July 6-12, 2014. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 06/06/2014.
  • E.T. Iskander, P. Gore, A. Bergerson, C. Furse, ‘'Gender Disparity in Engineering: Results and Analysis from School Counselors Survey and National Vignette,’ 2013 IEEE AP-S International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation and 2012 USNC/CNC/URSI Meeting in Lake Buena Vista, FLA, July 7-12, 2013. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 08/07/2013.
  • C. Furse, ‘A Busy Professor’s Guide to Sanely Flipping Your Classroom,’ 2013 IEEE AP-S International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation and 2012 USNC/CNC/URSI Meeting in Lake Buena Vista, FLA, July 7-12, 2013. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 08/07/2013.
  • M.Rodriguez, R. Franklin, C. Furse, ‘'Manufacturing Considerations for Implantable Antennas,’ 2013 IEEE AP-S International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation and 2012 USNC/CNC/URSI Meeting in Lake Buena Vista, FLA, July 7-12, 2013. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 08/07/2013.
  • B. Willis, C. Furse, ‘A Look at the Future of Printed Antennas, 2012 IEEE AP-S International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation and 2012 USNC/CNC/URSI Meeting in Chicago, Illinois, July 8-14, 2012. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 08/2012.
  • L. Thomson, B. Jones, C. Furse, ‘Locating Small Apertures in Cable Shielding,’ 2012 IEEE AP-S International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation and 2012 USNC/CNC/URSI Meeting in Chicago, Illinois, July 8-14, 2012. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 08/2012.
  • T. Iskander, P. Gore, A. Bergerson, C. Furse, ‘Gender Disparity in Engineering: Results and Analysis from School Counselors Survey and National Vignette,’ 2012 IEEE AP-S International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation and 2012 USNC/CNC/URSI Meeting in Chicago, Illinois, July 8-14, 2012. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 08/2012.
  • L. Thomson, B. Jones, J. Stephenson, C. Furse, ‘Non-Contact Connections for Reflectometry and Location of Faults in Cable Shields,’ 2012 Aircraft Airworthiness and Sustainability Conference, April 2-5, 2012, Baltimore, MD. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 12/2011.
  • A.A.Bergerson, B.K.Hotchkins, C. Furse, ‘Outreach and Identity Development: New Perspectives on College Student Persistence, Association for the Study of Higher Education, November 2011, Charlotte, North Carolina. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 11/2011.
  • A.M. Richards, S. Ananthanarayanan P.R., C. Furse, ‘Vehicular Channel Measurement and Modeling for Multi--Antenna Communication,’ 2011 IEEE AP-S International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation and 2010 USNC/CNC/URSI Meeting in Spokane, WA July 4-8, 2011. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 08/2011.
  • D.J. Lubbers, K. Golden, J.Lin, C.Furse, ‘Electrical Measurements of Sea-Ice Cores,’ 2011 IEEE AP-S International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation and 2010 USNC/CNC/URSI Meeting in Spokane, WA July 4-8, 2011. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 08/2011.
  • B. J. Willis, S. Ananathanarayanan P.R., C.Furse, ‘Small Antenna Design Using 3D Rapid Prototyping,’ 2011 IEEE AP-S International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation and 2010 USNC/CNC/URSI Meeting in Spokane, WA July 4-8, 2011. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 08/2011.
  • E. Lundquist, C. Furse, ‘Novel Inverse Methods for Wire Fault Detection and Diagnosis,’ 2011 IEEE AP-S International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation and 2010 USNC/CNC/URSI Meeting in Spokane, WA July 4-8, 2011. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 08/2011.
  • T. Yasin, R. Baktur, C. Furse,’A Study on the Efficiency of Transparent Antennas Designed from Conductive Oxide Films,’ 2011 IEEE AP-S International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation and 2010 USNC/CNC/URSI Meeting in Spokane, WA July 4-8, 2011. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 08/2011.
  • T. Iskander, C. Furse, ‘Women in Engineering: Statistical Analysis of ACT Data and Proposed Procedure to Reverse Trend,’ 2011 IEEE AP-S International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation and 2010 USNC/CNC/URSI Meeting in Spokane, WA July 4-8, 2011. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 08/2011.
  • S. M. Smith C.Furse, ‘A Stochastic FDTD Method for Statistically Varying Biological Tissues,’ 2011 IEEE AP-S International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation and 2010 USNC/CNC/URSI Meeting in Spokane, WA July 4-8, 2011. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 08/2011.
  • B. Jones, C. Furse, ‘Leaky Fields from Damaged Shields,’ 2011 IEEE AP-S International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation and 2010 USNC/CNC/URSI Meeting in Spokane, WA July 4-8, 2011. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 08/2011.
  • Eric Lundquist, Shang Wu, Brian Jones, Cynthia Furse, Chet Lo ,” Aging Wire Fault Diagnosis Using Faster, Higher-Precision Methods,’ 2011 Aircraft Airworthiness and Sustainability Conference, April 18-21, 2011, SanDiego, CA . Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 04/2011.
    http://www.meetingdata.utcdayton.com/agenda/airwor...
  • J. Saberin, C. Furse, “Passive Feed Methods for Meshed Antennas,” 2010 IEEE AP-S International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation and USNC/CNC/URSI Meeting in Toronto, ON, Canada, July 11-17, 2010. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 08/2010.
  • S. Ananthanarayanan, D. Ferguson, C. Furse, “2.5 GHz Microwave Thermal Ablation for Performing Thermosensitive Polymer-Chemotherapy for Cancer,” 2010 IEEE AP-S International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation and USNC/CNC/URSI Meeting in Toronto, ON, Canada, July 11-17, 2010. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 08/2010.
  • Tursunjan Yasin, Reyhan Baktur, Jason Saberin, Cynthia Furse, “Inkjet-Printed Transparent Antennas Integrated on Solar Cells,” 24th Annual AIAA/USU Conference on Small Satellites, August 2010. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 08/2010.
  • J. Carter, J.Saberin, T.Shah, S. Ananthanarayanan, C. Furse, “Inexpensive Fabric Antenna for off-Body Wireless Sensor Communication,” 2010 IEEE AP-S International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation and USNC/CNC/URSI Meeting in Toronto, ON, Canada, July 11-17, 2010. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 08/2010.
  • S. Ananthanarayanan, A. Magleby, C. Furse, “Measurement and Modeling of Noise and Interference in Aircraft System,” 2010 IEEE AP-S International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation and USNC/CNC/URSI Meeting in Toronto, ON, Canada, July 11-17, 2010. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 08/2010.
  • J. Saberin, C. Furse, T. Yasin, R. Baktur, “Challenges with Optically Transparent Patch Antennas for Small Satellites,” 2010 IEEE AP-S International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation and USNC/CNC/URSI Meeting in Toronto, ON, Canada, July 11-17, 2010. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 08/2010.
  • Cynthia Furse, Chet Lo, Kevin Wheeler, Fast, Modular Wire Simulation Tools to Better Understand Small Wire Faults, 2010 Aircraft Airworthiness and Sustainment (AA&S) Conference, May 10-13, 2010, Austin, TX. Conference Paper, Refereed, Other, 05/2010.
  • Peruvemba R. Sai A, James Nagel,Alyssa Magleby and Dr.Cynthia Furse, Wireless and Surface Wave Communication for Aircraft Sensor Networks, 2010 Aircraft Airworthiness and Sustainment (AA&S) Conference, May 10-13, 2010, Austin, TX. Conference Paper, Refereed, Other, 05/2010.
  • J. Nagel, A. Magleby, S. Ananthanarayanan, C. Furse, “Measured Multi-User MIMO Capacity in Aircraft,” AMTA Symposium, Salt Lake City, Utah 2010. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 04/2010.
  • Amy Bergerson, Cynthia Furse, Stephanie Richardson, and Nate Southerland. Work in Progress: Outreach and Retention in the University of Utah's Engineering Programs, Frontiers in Engineering Education Oct 18-21, 2009. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 10/2009.
  • T. Turpin, M. Mahmoud, R. Baktur, C. Furse, Integrated After-Market Solar Panel Antennas for Small Satellites, 23rd Annual AIAA/USU Conference on Small Satellites, August 2009. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 08/2009.
  • E. Tiffany Iskander, Paul A. Gore, Cynthia Furse, Gender differences in expressed interests in engineering-related fields over a 30-year span, 2009 ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, June 14-17, 2009 Austin, TX . Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 06/2009.
  • Peruvemba R. Sai A, Cynthia Furse, Enabling Wireless Communication in Aircraft Using Multiple Antenna Systems, IEEE /URSI Antennas and Propagation Symposium, Charleston, SC, June 1-5, 2009. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 06/2009.
  • Timothy W. Turpin, Reyhan Baktur, Mike Scarpulla, Gene Siegel, Jason Saberin, and Cynthia Furse, Surface Mounted Antennas for Commercial Solar Cells, IEEE /URSI Antennas and Propagation Symposium, Charleston, SC, June 1-5, 2009. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 06/2009.
  • Alyssa Magleby, Cynthia Furse, Z. Q. Yun, 3D Ray Tracing for Intravehicle MIMO, IEEE /URSI Antennas and Propagation Symposium, Charleston, SC, June 1-5, 2009. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 06/2009.
  • Terry L. Thomas, Dr. Cynthia Furse, Shang Wu, Camron R. Call, Dr. Paul Smith, Development and Evaluation of a Simulation Model for Wire Harness Reflectometry Assessment, 12th Joint FAA/DOD/NASA Conference on Aging Aircraft, Kansas City Convention Center, May 04 - May 07, 2009. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 05/2009.
  • Peruvemba R. Sai A, Alyssa Magleby, James R. Nagel, Cynthia Furse, MIMO Wireless Communication for Aircraft Sensors, 12th Joint FAA/DOD/NASA Conference on Aging Aircraft, Kansas City Convention Center, May 04 - May 07, 2009. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 04/2009.
  • (Keynote Presentation) C Furse, Biomedical telemetry: todays opportunities and challenges, 2009 IEEE Workshop on Antenna Technology Small Antennas and Novel Metamaterials, March 2-6, 2009, Santa Monica, California. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 03/2009.
  • 6. Amy Aldous Bergerson, and Cynthia Furse, “Work on Progress: Outreach and Retention in the University of Utah’s Engineering Programs,” Frontiers in Education, San Antonio, TX, Oct 18-21, 2009. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 2009.
  • T. Turpin, M. Mahmoud, R. Baktur, C. Furse, “Integrated After-Market Solar Panel Antennas for Small Satellites,” 23rd Annual AIAA/USU Conference on Small Satellites, August 2009. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 2009.
  • E. Tiffany Iskander, Paul A. Gore, Cynthia Furse, “Gender differences in expressed interests in engineering-related fields over a 30-year span,” 2009 ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, June 14-17, 2009 Austin, TX . Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 2009.
  • (Keynote Presentation) C. Furse, “Aging Aircraft Wiring - Locating Hidden Hazards,” International Conference on Computers and Communication Systems, Daegu University, Korea, Nov. 7, 2008. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 11/2008.
  • Amy Bergerson, C. Furse “Work in Progress: Utah‘s Engineers - a Statewide Initiative for Growth,” Frontiers in Education Conference, Saratoga Springs, NY, Oct 22-25, 2008. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 10/2008.
  • Peruvemba R. Sai A, C. Furse, “Iterative Array Level Optimization of MIMO Antennas,” XXIX General Assembly of URSI, Chicago, Ill, August 11-15, 2008. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 08/2008.
  • James Stephenson, Cynthia Furse, “ Table Top Micro Fluidic Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectrometer,” XXIX General Assembly of URSI, Chicago, Ill, August 11-15, 2008. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 08/2008.
  • Peruvemba R. Sai A, and Dr Cynthia Furse, “System level analysis of noise and interference analysis for MIMO system,” IEEE Antennas and Propagation Symposium, July 6-11, 2008, San Diego, CA. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 07/2008.
  • David Landon, Cynthia Furse, “The MIMO Transmission Equation,” IEEE Antennas and Propagation Symposium, July 6-11, 2008, San Diego, CA (Honorable Mention, student paper contest). Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 07/2008.
  • Peruvemba R. Sai A, C. Furse, “System Level Analysis of Noise and Interference Analysis for a MIMO System,” IEEE Antennas and Propagation Symposium (APS), SanDiego, CA, July 7-11,2008 . Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 07/2008.
  • Alyssa Magleby, Cynthia Furse, “Predicted MIMO Performance in Intra-Vehicle Channels,” IEEE Antennas and Propagation Symposium, July 6-11, 2008, San Diego, CA. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 07/2008.
  • C. Furse, B. Stenquist, “INTEGRATED SYSTEM-LEVEL DESIGN IN ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING, 2008 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, June 22-25, 2008. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 06/2008.
  • C. Furse, et al., “How Many Engineers Does It Take?”, 2008 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, June 22-25, 2008. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 06/2008.
  • A. Magleby, C. Furse, “LAB REPORT WRITING (AND TEACHING!) MADE EASY,” 2008 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, June 22-25, 2008. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 06/2008.
  • C. Furse, P.Smith, P.Kuhn, “Intermittent Fault Location on Live Electrical Wiring Systems,” SAE Conference 2008 . Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 05/2008.
  • Chet Lo, Cynthia Furse, “Use of InSitu Sensors for Wire Fault Prognostics,” Aging Aircraft Conference, April 21-24, 2008, Palm Spring, Ca. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 04/2008.
  • Alex L Robinson, Cynthia Furse, Paul Kuhn, Michael Diamond, “Update on LiveWire Fault Detection, “ SAND Number : 2008-1695A, Sensors Workshop 2008, LLNL, Livermore, CA, April 1-2, 2008. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 04/2008.
  • Dr. Paul Smith, Dr. Paul Kuhn, Michael Diamond, Dr. Cynthia Furse, Srini C. Sekar, Lynn Edmunds, Tom Kukowski, “ASIC Implementation of Live Arc Fault SSTDR Tester,” Aging Aircraft Conference, April 21-24, 2008, Phoenix, Arizona. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 04/2008.
    http://www.agingaircraft2008.com
  • (Invited Presentation) C. Furse, “Utah‘s Engineers - A Statewide Initiative for Growth,” ECE Department Heads Association Convention, SanDiego, CA March 15, 2008, Panel presentation on the Role of industry in recruitment. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 03/2008.
  • C. Furse, Engineering Tomorrow‘s Engineers, Distinguished Invited Lecture, University of Hawaii Manoa, March 18, 2008. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 03/2008.
  • (invited paper) C Furse, R Harrison, F Solzbacher, “Recent Advances in BioMedical Telemetry,” special session on “Advances in Bioelectromagnetics: Safety Assessment and Medical Applications” 10th Biennial International Conference on Electromagnetics in Advanced Applications (ICEAA ‘07), Torino, Italy, September 17-21, 2007. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 09/2007.
  • (invited paper) J. Johnson, C. Furse, “Statistical Analysis of Detuning Effects for Implantable Microstrip Antennas ,” special session on "Antenna Interactions with Human Body with Emphasis on Wearable and Implantable Systems". URSI Commission K session, North American Radio Science Conference , July 22-26, 2007 in Ottawa, Canada. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 07/2007.
  • David G. Landon, and Cynthia M. Furse, “Recovering handset MIMO capacity with polarization-agile antennas,” IEEE Antennas and Propagation Symposium (APS), Honolulu,HI June 9-16, 2007. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 06/2007.
  • Alyssa Magleby, Cynthia Furse, “Improving Communication Skills Through Project-Based Learning, IEEE Antennas and Propagation Symposium (APS), Honolulu,HI June 9-16, 2007. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 06/2007.
  • Dr. Paul Smith, Michael Walz, Dr. Cynthia Furse, “Locating Electrical Faults Using a Walk-to-Fault Probe,” Aging Aircraft conference, Palm Springs, CA, April 16-19, 2007. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 04/2007.
  • Dr. Cynthia Furse, Shang Wu, Michael Diamond, David Mih, Chet Lo, Paul Smith, “Potential Prognostics for Preventative Maintenance of Electrical Wiring,” Aging Aircraft conference, Palm Springs, CA, April 16-19, 2007. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 04/2007.
  • David G. Landon, and Cynthia M. Furse, “Statistical Comparison of Capacity Predictions for Realistic MIMO Channels,” IEEE Antennas and Propagation Symposium (APS), Albuquerque, NM, July 9-14, 2006. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 07/2006.
  • Cynthia Furse, Brian Stenquist, Behrouz Farhang-Boroujeny, April Kedrowitz, Stephanie Richardson, “Integrated System-Level Design in Electrical Engineering,” 2006 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition in Chicago, Illinois, June 18-22, 2006, Nominated for Best Paper Award. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 06/2006.
  • Rohit Verma, Cynthia Furse, “A Multidisciplinary Approach to Teaching Technology Entrepreneurship and Product Innovation to Engineering and Business Administration Students,” 2006 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition in Chicago, Illinois, June 18-22, 2006. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 06/2006.
  • Cynthia Furse, Neil E. Cotter, Nick M. Safai and Lee Brinton, “On Undergraduate Education in Electrical Engineering across Colleges: Transfer Students and Challenges in Curriculum Adaptation,” Best Paper Award (International Division) 2006 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition in Chicago, Illinois, June 18-22, 2006 . Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 06/2006.

Research Groups

Geographical Regions of Interest

  • Antarctica

Research/Scholarship Projects

  • Electrical Properties of Sea Ice (http://cfurse.wordpress.com/ ). PI: Ken Golden. 08/2009 - present.
  • Engineering Education ( (http://www.eng.utah.edu/~cfurse/ ). PI: Cynthia Furse. 08/2000 - present.
  • Bioelectromagnetic Antenna Design and Optimization (http://www.eng.utah.edu/~cfurse/ ). PI: Cynthia Furse. 01/1997 - present.
  • Intermittent Fault Location on Aging Electrical Wiring (See http://www.eng.utah.edu/~cfurse/Center%20of%20Excellence/wiring.htm ). PI: Cynthia Furse. 01/1997 - present.

Software Titles

  • Wire Fault Simulation Software. This software site provides a variety of electromagnetic software, including wire fault simulation codes used for our NASA project. http://www.eng.utah.edu/~cfurse/NASA. Release Date: 01/2010. Inventors: CFurse, JNagel, ELundquist, SWu, CLo, others.