ERIK L BRUNVAND

Curriculum Vitae

ERIK L BRUNVAND portrait
  • Director, Computer Engineering Program, College Of Engineering
  • Associate Professor, School Of Computing

Biography

Honors & Awards

  • Best Paper award for my paper Making Noise: Using Sound-Art to Explore Technological Fluency (co-author Nina McCurdy). ACM SIGCSE confrence, 03/2017
  • I was awarded one of two University Professorships for the 2014-2015 and 2015-2016 academic years. According Undergraduate Studies: "This professorship recognizes individuals who have demonstrated extraordinary skills in teaching, distinguished scholarship in their field, and an interdisciplinary approach to undergraduate education." . College of Undergraduate Studies, 07/2016
  • I was awarded one of two University Professorships for the 2014-2015 and 2015-2016 academic years. According Undergraduate Studies: "This professorship recognizes individuals who have demonstrated extraordinary skills in teaching, distinguished scholarship in their field, and an interdisciplinary approach to undergraduate education." . College of Undergraduate Studies, 07/2015
  • I was awarded one of two University Professorships for the 2014-2015 and 2015-2016 academic years. According Undergraduate Studies: "This professorship recognizes individuals who have demonstrated extraordinary skills in teaching, distinguished scholarship in their field, and an interdisciplinary approach to undergraduate education." . Undergraduate Studies, University of Utah, 08/2014
  • Best Paper Award for “TRaX: A multi-threaded architecture for real-time ray tracing,” by J. Spjut, D. Kopta, S. Boulos, S. Kellis, and E. Brunvand. Symposium on Application Specific Processors, 2008
  • External PhD reviewer for Sven Woop . University of Saarland, Saarbrueken, Germany, 2007

In the Media

  • KSL news story about my class, Making Noise: Sound Art and Digital Media. 05/25/2016. http://www.ksl.com/?sid=39904916&nid=148
  • TEDx Salt Lake City - I gave a TEDx talk at Kingsbury Hall on the subject of Technological Fluency through Circuit Bending. The talk is available on youTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pyz1UiLLsDk . 09/19/2015.
  • My interactive exhibit of Micro-Art (art on the surface of an integrated circuit) was featured on the main floor of the Leonardo during the Utah Arts Festival. 06/24/2015.
  • My exhibit at The Leonardo (with Al Denyer) was featured on the web site of The Leonardo. 10/2011. http://theleonardo.org/exhibits/
  • A video related to my Embedded Systems and Kinetic Art class was featured on the utah.edu and coe.utah.edu web sites. It can be seen at http://vimeo.com/19603941. 02/2011.