ERIK L BRUNVAND portrait
  • Program Director, National Science Foundation
  • Adjunct Professor, Elect & Computer Engineering
  • Professor, School Of Computing
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Professional Service

  • ACM SIGGRAPH. Conference Chair for the 50th anniversary SIGGRAPH conference in 2023. 2021 - 2023
  • ACM SIGGRAPH. Member of the General Submissions jury. 2021 - 2021
  • Entity: ACM SIGGRAPH conference Member of the Art Papers Jury. 2019 - 2020
  • Entity: ACM SIGGRAPH conference Member of the General Submissions Jury. 2019 - 2020
  • Entity: ACM SIGGRAPH conference Member of the Art Gallery Jury. 2019 - 2020
  • Entity: ACM SIGGRAPH conference Studio/Labs Co-Chair for the 2020 conference organizing committee. 2019 - 2020
  • Entity: IEEE ASYNC Conference General co-Chair of the 2020 conference. 2019 - 2020
  • ACM SIGGRAPH. Role: Member. General Jury. 2019 - 2019
  • Role: Member. Entity: IEEE Async Conference Program committee. 2018 - 2019
  • Entity: IEEE Async Conference Publication Co-Chair. 2018 - 2019
  • ACM SIGGRAPH. Role: Chair. ACM SIGGRAPH Distinguished Educator Award committee. 2018 - 2021
  • ACM SIGGRAPH. Chair of the ACM SIGGRAPH Distinguished Educator Award selection committee. 2018 - 2021
  • ACM SIGGRAPH. Education Chair, 2019. This involves coordinating and curating the education content at the 2019 SIGGRAPH conference. 2018 - 2019
  • ACM SIGGRAPH. General Jury member. 2018 - 2018
  • Entity: National Science Foundation Member of proposal review panel. 2018 - 2018
  • Entity: University of Washington, Seattle WA Member of the External Review Committee, reviewing the Digital and Experimental Media Arts (DXARTS) program at the University of Washington. 2018 - 2018
  • Entity: IEEE Async Conference Member, Program Committee. 2017 - 2018
  • Entity: IEEE Async Conference Publication Chair. 2017 - 2018
  • Entity: ACM SIGCSE Program Committee Member. 2017 - 2017
  • 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. 2017 - 2018
  • Entity: ACM/Eurographics High Performance Graphics (HPG) Conference Program committee member. 2017 - 2017
  • ACM SIGGRAPH. General Jury member. 2017 - 2017
  • Entity: Async Confrence Program Committee Member. 2016 - 2017
  • Entity: Async Conference Publication Chair. 2016 - 2017
  • ACM SIGGRAPH. General Jury member. 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. 2016 - 2017
  • Entity: Async conference Program Committee member. 2015 - 2016
  • Entity: Great Lakes Symposium on VLSI Program Committee member. 2015 - 2016
  • Entity: Async Conference Publication Chair. 2015 - 2016
  • Entity: Eurographics conference Program Committee member. 2015 - 2015
  • ACM SIGGRAPH. General Jury member. 2015 - 2015
  • Entity: High Performance Graphics conference Program committee member. 2015 - 2015
  • Entity: IEEE International Symposium on Asynchronous Circuits and Systems Program Committee. 2015 - 2015
  • ACM SIGGRAPH. Technical papers reviewer. 2015 - 2015
  • Entity: IEEE Transactions on VLSI Reviwer. 2015 - 2015
  • Entity: National Science Foundation Review panel member on two panels in Washington D.C. - one in Spring, and one in Fall semester in 2015. 2015 - 2015
  • Entity: IEEE Transactions on CAD Reviewer. 2015 - 2015
  • Entity: IEEE International Symposium on Asynchronous Circuits and Systems Publication Chair for Async 2015. 2014 - 2015
  • Entity: SIGGRAPH General Jury program committee. 2013 - 2014
  • Role: Publication Chair. Entity: IEEE Symposium on Asynchronous Circuits and Systems, 2013 Organizing committee. 2012 - 2013
  • Role: Member. Entity: Great Lakes Symposium on VLSI (GLSVLSI). Technical program committee. 2012 - 2013
  • Role: Member. Entity: IEEE Symposium on Asynchronous Circuits and Systems, 2013 Technical program committee. 2012 - 2013
  • Role: Member. Entity: Great Lakes Symposium on VLSI (GLSVLSI) Steering Committee. 2012 - present
  • Role: General Co-Chair Of Conference. Entity: Great Lakes Symposium on VLSI (GLSVLSI) General co-chair of 2012 conference, held in Salt Lake City in May 2012. 2012 - 2012
  • Role: Member. Entity: High Performance Graphics conference Technical program committee. 2012 - 2012
  • Role: Member. Entity: IEEE Symposium on Asynchronous Circuits and Systems Steering committee. 2012 - present
  • Role: Publication Chair. Entity: IEEE Symposium on Asynchronous Circuits and Systems publication chair for 2012 conference. 2011 - 2012
  • Entity: IEEE Symposium on Asynchronous Circuits and Systems General Chair of Async 2011 in Ithaca, New York. 2011 - 2011
  • Role: Member. Entity: High Performance Graphics conference Technical program committee. 2011 - 2011
  • Entity: Great Lakes Symposium on VLSI (GLSVLSI) Technical Program co-Chair. 2010 - 2010

Honors & Awards

  • John R. Park Teachers Fellowship, awarded by the University Teaching Committee. 2019
  • Was awarded Senior Member status in ACM. 2018
  • Best Paper award at IGSC for my paper “Dark Silicon Considered Harmful: A Case for Truly Green Computing," by E. Brunvand, D. Kline, A. Jones. 2018
  • Was awarded Senior Member status in the IEEE. 2018
  • Best Paper award for my paper Making Noise: Using Sound-Art to Explore Technological Fluency (co-author Nina McCurdy). ACM SIGCSE confrence, 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, 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, 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, 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

  • Director of Computer Science Graduate Track program. 2021 - 2022. service.
  • Faculty Recruiting Committee. Member, 2021 - 2022. service.
  • Career-Line Faculty Search Committee. Chair, 2018 - 2019. service.
  • Computer Engineering Committee. Member, 2018 - present. service.
  • Lecturing Faculty search subcommittee. Member, 2017 - 2018. service.
  • HCI Faculty Search Subcommittee. Member, 2017 - 2018. service.
  • Computer Engineering Committee. Chair, 2015 - 2018. service.
  • College Council. Member, 2015 - 2018. service.
  • University Teaching Committee. Chair, 2015 - 2019. service.
  • Ad hoc "On Ramp" committee. Chair, 2015 - 2016. service.
  • Member of the Graduate School review committee for the Department of Film andMedia Studies. Member Of The Review Committee, 2014 - 2014. service.
  • Advisory Board for the Multi-Disciplinary Design Major program. Advisory Board Member, 2012 - 2017. service.
  • Faculty Club Board. Treaurer, 2012 - 2012. service.
  • Creative Campus steering committee. Member, 2011 - 2015. service.
  • Digital Media graduate degree. Track Chair, 2011 - 2015. service.
  • Computer Engineering Committee. Member, 2011 - 2015. service.
  • Curriculum Committee. 2011 - present. service.
  • Curriculum Committee. 2011 - 2013. service.
  • Computer Engineering computing degree program. Track Chair, 2007 - present. service.

In the Media

  • KSL news story about my class, Making Noise: Sound Art and Digital Media. 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 . 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. 2015.
  • My exhibit at The Leonardo (with Al Denyer) was featured on the web site of The Leonardo. 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. 2011.