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James Frenzel, Ph.D., P.E.

Jim Frenzel, Ph.D., P.E.

Associate Professor


Gauss-Johnson 207



Mailing Address

Electrical and Computer Engineering
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive, MS 1023
Moscow, ID 83844-1023

  • Ph.D., Duke University, 1989
  • M.S., Duke University, 1983
  • B.S., Bucknell University, Physics, 1981

  • Applications of genetic algorithms
  • VLSI testing and fault-tolerant computing
  • Algorithms, architectures and circuits for efficient solution of problems in communications, image processing and signal processing

James Frenzel has been at the University of Idaho since 1990, where he is an associate professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. In a prior life, he was a tiny cog in the Big Blue Machine and a Cameron Crazie. He is active in the Computer Engineering Program, an affiliate faculty member of both the Microelectronic Research and Communications Institute and the National Institute for Advanced Transportation Technology and an adjunct faculty member of the Neuroscience Program. When not in the office, he can be found on the pitch, coaching youth soccer for Moscow United.

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Buchanan Engineering Building Rm. 213

Mailing Address:

Electrical & Computer Engineering
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 1023
Moscow, ID 83844-1023

Phone: 208-885-6554

Fax: 208-885-7579