Jacob Gunther

Electrical and Computer Engineering

Department Head


Jacob  Gunther

Contact Information

Office Location: EL 149D
Phone: 435-797-7229
Email: jake.gunther@usu.edu
Curriculum Vitae: Download

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 a 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 | Books

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Publications | Journal Articles

Academic Journal

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Publications | Other

Other

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Teaching

ECE 3640 - Discrete - Time Systems and Signals, Spring 2020
ECE 6930 - Special Topics in Electrical Engineering, Spring 2020
ECE 3640 - Discrete - Time Systems and Signals, Spring 2019
ECE 6040 - Convex Optimization, Fall 2018
ECE 3640 - Discrete - Time Systems and Signals, Spring 2018
ECE 6040 - Convex Optimization, Fall 2017
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

Daniel Taylor Mortensen, Electrical & Computer Engineering, November 2019
Dana R. Sorensen, Electrical & Computer Engineering, August 2019
Daniel Taylor Mortensen, Electrical & Computer Engineering, March 2018 - November 2019
Emily Annette Young, Electrical & Computer Engineering, May 2018 - September 2019
Zakk Barker Rhodes, Electrical & Computer Engineering, September 2018 - April 2019
Joshua Vanfleet, Electrical & Computer Engineering, August 2017 - August 2018
Clint Jay Ferrin, Electrical & Computer Engineering, March 2018 - June 2018
Trevor Landeen, Electrical & Computer Engineering, August 2014 - April 2018
Ryan David Lamoreaux, Electrical & Computer Engineering, October 2016 - December 2017
Li Yin, Electrical & Computer Engineering, August 2014 - December 2016
Brian Carrick, Electrical & Computer Engineering, August 2014 - May 2016
Kevin Jackson, Electrical & Computer Engineering, January 2014 - May 2016
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