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

  • ACM SIGGRAPH. Education Chair for 2018 conference. This involves coordinating and curating the education content at the 2018 SIGGRAPH conference, and shadowing the 2017 chair. 07/2017 - 08/2018
  • ACM SIGGRAPH. General Jury member. 03/2017 - present
  • Async Confrence. Program Committee Member. 11/2016 - 02/2017
  • Async Conference. Publication Chair. 10/2016 - 02/2017
  • ACM SIGGRAPH. General Jury member. 03/2016 - present
  • ACM SIGGRAPH. Education Chair for 2017 conference. This involves curating education-related content at the 2017 conference, and shadowing the 2016 Education Liaison at the 2016 conference. 02/2016 - 08/2017
  • Async conference. Program Committee member. 11/2015 - 02/2016
  • Great Lakes Symposium on VLSI. Program Committee member. 11/2015 - 02/2016
  • Async Conference. Publication Chair. 10/2015 - 02/2016
  • Eurographics conference. Program Committee member. 08/2015 - 09/2015
  • ACM SIGGRAPH. General Jury member. 04/2015 - 06/2015
  • High Performance Graphics conference. Program committee member. 04/2015 - 05/2015
  • IEEE International Symposium on Asynchronous Circuits and Systems. Program Committee. 02/2015 - 04/2015
  • ACM SIGGRAPH. Technical papers reviewer. 02/2015 - 03/2015
  • IEEE Transactions on VLSI. Reviwer. 01/2015 - 12/2015
  • National Science Foundation. Review panel member on two panels in Washington D.C. - one in Spring, and one in Fall semester in 2015. 01/2015 - 12/2015
  • IEEE Transactions on CAD. Reviewer. 01/2015 - 12/2015
  • IEEE International Symposium on Asynchronous Circuits and Systems. Publication Chair for Async 2015. 09/2014 - 04/2015
  • SIGGRAPH. General Jury program committee. 11/2013 - 08/2014
  • IEEE Symposium on Asynchronous Circuits and Systems, 2013. Role: Publication chair. Organizing committee. 10/2012 - 05/2013
  • IEEE Symposium on Asynchronous Circuits and Systems, 2013. Role: member. Technical program committee. 09/2012 - 05/2013
  • Great Lakes Symposium on VLSI (GLSVLSI). Role: member. Technical program committee. 09/2012 - 05/2013
  • Great Lakes Symposium on VLSI (GLSVLSI). Role: member. Steering Committee . 08/2012 - present
  • Great Lakes Symposium on VLSI (GLSVLSI). Role: general co-chair of conference. General co-chair of 2012 conference, held in Salt Lake City in May 2012. 05/2012 - 06/2012
  • High Performance Graphics conference. Role: member. Technical program committee. 02/2012 - 06/2012
  • IEEE Symposium on Asynchronous Circuits and Systems. Role: member. Steering committee. 01/2012 - present
  • IEEE Symposium on Asynchronous Circuits and Systems. Role: publication chair. publication chair for 2012 conference. 10/2011 - 05/2012
  • IEEE Symposium on Asynchronous Circuits and Systems. General Chair of Async 2011 in Ithaca, New York. 05/2011 - 06/2011
  • High Performance Graphics conference. Role: member. Technical program committee. 02/2011 - 05/2011
  • Great Lakes Symposium on VLSI (GLSVLSI). Technical Program co-Chair. 01/2010 - 03/2010

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

Internal Service

  • Computer Engineering Committee. Chair, 07/2015 - 06/2018. College service.
  • University Teaching Committee. Chair, 07/2015 - 06/2017. University service.
  • Ad hoc "On Ramp" committee. Chair, 07/2015 - 06/2016. Department service.
  • Member of the Graduate School review committee for the Department of Film andMedia Studies. Member of the review committee, 02/2014 - 06/2014. University service.
  • Advisory Board for the Multi-Disciplinary Design Major program. Advisory board member, 03/2012 - present. University service.
  • Faculty Club Board. Treaurer, 01/2012 - 12/2012. University service.
  • Creative Campus steering committee. member, 12/2011 - present. University service.
  • Digital Media graduate degree. Track Chair, 08/2011 - 07/2015. Department service.
  • Computer Engineering Committee. Member, 07/2011 - 06/2015. College service.
  • Curriculum Committee. 01/2011 - present. Department service.
  • Curriculum Committee. 01/2011 - 12/2013. College service.
  • Computer Engineering computing degree program. Track chair, 01/2007 - present. Department service.

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.