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Phone: (208) 885-6554
Toll-free: 88-88-UIDAHO
Fax: (208) 885-7579
Email: info@ece.uidaho.edu

Buchanan Engineering (BEL)
Room 213

875 Perimeter Drive MS 1023
Moscow, ID 83844-1023

Idaho Falls

Contact Debbie Caudle
Phone: (208) 282-7983
Fax: (208) 282-7929
Email: debrac@uidaho.edu

1776 Science Center Drive, Suite 306
Idaho Falls, Idaho 83402

Distance Education

Engineering Outreach
Phone: (208) 885-6373
Toll-free: (800) 824-2889
Fax: (208) 885-9249
E-mail: outreach@uidaho.edu


Student Activities and Achievements

Doubly-Fed Induction Generator.
The Power of Experience
Students work with local engineering company to build test generator.
With wind energy increasing in popularity, power companies are looking for methods to protect wind-power systems from instability.
» See what the team has designed to keep the power grid running efficiently and reliably.
Wind Turbines in Klickitat County, Washington
ECE Students Tour Renewable Energy Facilities
The White Creek Wind Project
Students climbed up one of the turbine towers, each of which is 263 feet tall and boasts 150 foot-long turbine blades.
» Read more about their trip
Taylor Wilderness Research Station
Taylor-made Power
Bringing Power to the Wilderness
Using hydroelectric and solar energy sources, a bank of large batteries and a new data acquisition unit to supply up to 18 kilowatts of energy, this student-designed system meets the energy demands of a remote research station for more than four days.
» Learn more about the Taylor Wilderness Research Station
View from high-altitude balloon
Moscow High School Goes Airborne
Near Space Engineering
Students from Moscow High School have the opportunity to work closely with College of Engineering students to learn about space using high altitude balloons.
» Read more about their experience
Presentation of University flag
IYA 2009 State of Idaho Student Ambassador
Greg Swanson | Electrical Engineering Graduate Student
“My main mission is to excite the community about astronomy and NASA accomplishments,”
» Read about Greg's role as Ambassador