Neil Cotter portrait
  • Associate Professor (Lecturer), Elect & Computer Engineering

Professional Service

  • ASEE. Role: reviewer. Reviewed conference papers. 01/01/2018 - 12/31/2018

Internal Service

  • Opportunity Quest entrepreneurial contest. Judge, 12/08/2016 - 12/09/2016. University service.
  • Transfer Student Advisor. 05/16/2016 - present. Department service.
  • Honors Student Advising. Advisor, 01/2015 - present. Department service.
  • PAC Committee for SLCC. Member, 01/14/2013 - present. College service.
  • Meeting with Registrar to discuss student who mistakenly received diploma with GPA below threshold. Met with Registrar and informed ECE chair of problem, 08/01/2012 - 08/29/2012. Department service.
  • Scholarships Committee. Member, 03/22/2010 - present. Department service.
  • Introduced FIRST Lego Robotics League participants to ECE Labs. Tour Director, 03/18/2010 - 03/18/2010. University service.
  • EE Technical Open House. Judge and Attendee, 03/27/2008 - present. Department service.
  • Transferability of Credits and Coordination Committee (Articulated Courses). Member; Majors Meetings (statewide articulation agreements; Getty Ready Guides), 10/2005 - present. University service.
  • Undergraduate Committee: EE curriculum development. Member , 07/01/2005 - present. Department service.
  • ECE Admissions and Graduation Committee: Petition rulings. Member, 07/01/2005 - present. Department service.
  • PAC Committee for SLCC. Chair; coordination of SLCC and COE programs for transfer students, 10/2004 - 03/16/2012. University service.
  • ABET Committee Chair. EE and CE ABET self assessment report production, 08/2003 - 04/24/2019. Department service.
  • CE Committee. Member; program direction, 08/2001 - 05/01/2018. Department service.
  • Advisor (began CE advising 2008). CE and EE program advisor for new students, 01/12/2000 - present. Department service.

Community Partnership

  • Created following exercises for high school students to connect math to engineering topics: 1) sound-filtering circuit-building exercise to teach students about complex numbers. Used the exercise in IB math class in spring at West High School, in Salt Lake City 2) polynomial factoring exercise to teach students about cryptography. Used the exercise in algebra classes in spring at West High School, in Salt Lake City 3) loan exercise to teach students about statistics. Used the exercise in statistics classes in spring at West High School, in Salt Lake City. 05/09/2016 - present
  • Created sound-filtering circuit-building exercise for students in high school math classes to use to learn about complex numbers. Used the exercise in math class at West High School, in Salt Lake City. 04/01/2011 - present

Outreach

  • COE Exploring Engineering Camp. 06/19/2018 - 06/19/2018
  • GEAR UP high school mathematics camp. 07/05/2016 - 08/10/2016
  • COE Summer Camp. 06/23/2016 - 06/23/2016
  • High Gear Camp circuit building exercise. 06/16/2016 - 06/16/2016
  • Major Expo. 09/24/2008 - 05/30/2020
  • Science Olympiad (held at U of U starting 2012, held at Weber State previously). 03/29/2008 - 03/30/2019
  • MESA tours of EE lab. 02/15/2008 - 12/31/2011
  • Building circuits/math activities with K-12 students. 06/01/2004 - 05/30/2019
  • Lab tours (students hook up func generators and oscilloscope to make Lissajou loops). 01/10/2004 - 05/30/2019