The University of Utah

Utah RF & Wireless Day

September 13, 2017

8:30 AM - 3:30 PM (MDT)


The University of Utah
James LeVoy Sorenson Molecular Biotechnology Building (SMBB Auditorium)
36 S. Wasatch Drive
Salt Lake City, UT 84112

Cynthia Furse,
Craig Rees,

Join us for an informative event on RF and Wireless technology. This one-day event brings together leaders from industry and academia to discuss critical business and technology trends. The event includes presentations focused on medical, wireless device, and industrial applications.

This event is a great opportunity to network and interact with others in the RF and wireless industry, including students, researchers, engineers, and local experts.

Free to attend.
Lunch is provided.
Complimentary parking information below. 

We look forward to seeing you there! 

2017 General Chair: Cynthia Furse (University of Utah)

Steering Committee: Karl F. Warnick (Brigham Young University), Reyhan Baktur (Utah State University), Chris Trampel (Weber State University), and Craig Rees (ANSYS)


Time Topic
8:30 - 9:00 AM Registration, Industry Tabling & Student Posters
See what is new in the local industry and state's universities
9:00 - 9:30 Welcome and Introductions
Cynthia Furse, University of Utah and Craig Rees, ANSYS 
9:30 - 11:00 Medical Applications
9:30 Tattoo Antennas, Cynthia Furse, University of Utah
10:00 5G, Cellular, WLAN Coexistence and Interference Analysis, Keysight
10:20 Lens Into the Body, Chris Trampel, Weber State University
10:40 Wireless Power Transfer for Vehicles, Michael Masquelier, WAVE IPT
11:00 - 11: 15 Morning Break
11:15 - 12:15 PM
Wireless Device Applications
11:15 Karl Warnick, Brigham Young University
Internet of Things, Rohde-Schwarz 
Falcon Tracking Systems, Robert Bagley, Marshall Radio 
12:15 - 1:30 Lunch
Visit With a Bird of Prey
(by Marshall Radio)
1:30 - 2:30
Industrial Applications
1:30 KEYNOTE: Wireless Opportunities in Utah, and USTAR Funding Opportunities, Ivy Estabrooke, USTAR
1:50 Protecting IP Through 3-D Components, Kevin Quillen, ANSYS 
2:10 Utah State University 
2:30 Design Opportunities with 3-D Metallic Printing, Michael Hollenbach, Optisys Technologies
2:50 - 3:30 Afternoon Break and Networking
Industry Tabling & Student Posters 
(including 3-D Printing Demo by Optisys)

Industry Tabling

Hosting a table during the event is an excellent opportunity for engineers in RF/Wireless (all things ‘EM’) industry to interact with each other, the faculty, and students from local universities. To host a table, please contact Cynthia Furse at or Mandi Peterson at for more details. 

Student Posters

Displaying a poster at the event is a fantastic way to gain visibility for your research.  Please contact Cynthia Furse at or Mandi Peterson at for poster information details. 

Parking Information

  • Complimentary parking is available at LOT 32, which is connected to Sorenson Molecular Biology Building (SMBB). SMBB is on the southeast corner of the parking lot. 
  • LOT 39 is overflow parking. You will need to walk east, cross the street at Heritage Way.

Parking Lot 39 and 32 - University of Utah

Driving Directions: 

Click here for an interactive map and driving directions to LOT 32.

From Salt Lake Airport (I-80 East) or I-15:

  • As you exit the airport on Terminal Dr., merge onto I-80 East
  • Exit I-80 East at 600 South, exit #121 (this turns into a one-way street going East)
  • Alternatively, from I-15, exit at 600 South, exit #304
  • Drive East on 600 South to State Street
  • Turn left (North) on State Street
  • Turn right (East) on 100 South
  • Follow 100 South uphill to campus
  • Turn right on Central Campus Drive Turn left (east) on 2425 Heritage Way
  • Sorenson Molecular Biology Building (SMBB) is on the southeast corner of the parking lot.

From I-80 West:

  • From I-80 West, exit on Foothill Drive, exit #129
  • Turn right (North) onto Foothill Drive
  • Follow Foothill Drive as it gradually turns left (West) and turns into 500 South
  • Turn right (North) onto 1300 East
  • Turn right (East) onto 100 South
  • Follow 100 South uphill to campus
  • Turn right on Central Campus Drive
  • Turn left (east) on 2425 Heritage Way
  • Sorenson Molecular Biology Building (SMBB) is on the southeast corner of the parking lot.