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Jacob Gunther

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Electric and Computer Engineering

Department Head and Professor

Professor

Educational Background

PhD, Electrical Engineering, Brigham Young University, 1998
BS, Electrical Engineering, Brigham Young University, 1994
MS, Electrical Engineering, Brigham Young University, 1994

Biography

Jake Gunther is an Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering. He has worked and consulted on projects in the areas of pattern recognition, speech recognition and synthesis, image processing, sonar array processing, and multi-rate signal processing. Recent projects have included echo and feedback cancellation, unmixing and sub-pixel target detection in hyperspectral imagery, data fusion, channel equalization, accelerating iterative decoding of error control codes, and system characterization using spread spectrum signaling.


Research Interests

His research interests include signal processing, statistical signal processing, array processing, adaptive filtering and its applications, independent component analysis, decision theory, estimation theory, and communication theory.

Awards

Teacher of the Year, 2015

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Undergraduate Research Mentor Award, 2014

Electrical and Computer Engineering

Senior Member of IEEE, 2011

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers

Award of Merit, 2010

IEEE Signal Processing and Communications Society

Nominated for Young Author Best Paper Award, 2010

Advisor of the Year, 2010

ECE Department

Outstanding Service, 2009

IEEE Signal Processing and Communications Society

Award of Merit in Innovative Use of Technology, 2007

Utah System of Higher Education

Teacher of the Year, 2005

College of Engineering

Technology Entrepreneur Award, 2005

Technology Commercialization Office

Researcher of the Year, 2004

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Teacher of the Year, 2004

College of Engineering

Teacher of the Year, 2004

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Advisor of the Year, 2003

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Publications - Abstracts

    Publications - Books & Book Chapters

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    Publications - Fact Sheets

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      Publications - Curriculum

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        Publications - Journal Articles

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        Publications - Literary Journal

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          Publications - MultiMedia

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            Publications - Technical Reports

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              Publications - Translations & Transcripts

                Publications - Other

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                Scheduled Teaching

                ECE 3640 - Discrete - Time Systems and Signals, Spring 2017

                ECE 5660 - Communication Systems I, Spring 2015

                ECE 3640 - Discrete - Time Systems and Signals, Spring 2015

                ECE 6040 - Convex Optimization, Fall 2014

                ECE 5660 - Communication Systems I, Spring 2014

                ECE 3640 - Discrete - Time Systems and Signals, Spring 2014

                ECE 6040 - Convex Optimization, Fall 2013

                ECE 5660 - Communication Systems I, Spring 2013

                ECE 5680 - Transceiver Systems Engineering, Spring 2013

                ECE 6040 - Convex Optimization, Fall 2012

                ECE 6010 - Stochastic Processes in Electronic Systems, Fall 2012

                ECE 5660 - Communication Systems I, Spring 2012

                ECE 6670 - Communication Systems II, Fall 2011

                ECE 5660 - COMMUNICATION SYS I, Spring 2011

                ECE 5660 - COMMUNICATION SYS I, Spring 2011

                MAE 6930 - SP:CONVEX OPTIMIZATION, Spring 2011

                ECE 6930 - ST: CONVEX OPTIMIZATION, Spring 2011

                ECE 5930 - ST: DIGITAL RADIO, Spring 2011

                ECE 6670 - Communication Systems II, Fall 2010

                ECE 6670 - Communication Systems II, Fall 2010

                ECE 5630 - Introduction to Digital Signal Processing, Fall 2010

                ECE 5630 - Introduction to Digital Signal Processing, Fall 2010


                Graduate Students Mentored

                Trevor Landeen, Electrical & Computer Engineering, August 2014
                Brian Carrick, Electrical & Computer Engineering, August 2014
                Li Yin, Electrical & Computer Engineering, August 2014
                Kevin Jackson, Electrical & Computer Engineering, January 2014
                Nathan Ruben, Electrical & Computer Engineering, January 2014 - May 2015
                Joshua Hunsaker, Electrical & Computer Engineering, August 2012 - December 2014
                Andrew Earl Pound, Electrical & Computer Engineering, August 2010 - December 2014
                Chad P. Knight, Electrical & Computer Engineering, January 2009 - May 2014
                Ravi Kant, Electrical & Computer Engineering, August 2010 - July 2013
                Brandon Graham, Electrical & Computer Engineering, August 2011 - May 2013
                Jacob G. Nieveen, Electrical & Computer Engineering, August 2011 - May 2013
                Dustin Jay Rawlings, Electrical & Computer Engineering, August 2011 - April 2013
                Nagaravind S. Challekre, Electrical & Computer Engineering, August 2009 - December 2012
                Nathan Robert Crookston, Electrical & Computer Engineering, August 2008 - May 2012
                Matthew R. Stites, Electrical & Computer Engineering, August 2006 - May 2012
                Swathi Gorthi, Electrical & Computer Engineering, August 2009 - December 2011
                Richard D. Dunkley, Electrical & Computer Engineering, August 2009 - May 2011
                Roger Derek West , Electrical & Computer Engineering, August 2008 - May 2011