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Amit and Kostas
Two DURIP Awards for Research in Robotics and Machine Intelligence

UCR and BCOE have been awarded with two equipment grants from ARO and ONR led by faculty in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering.

Sheldon Tan
NSF funded research for developing new algorithms to improve the reliability and resilience of VLSI chips

Professor Sheldon Tan (PI) received  a three-year grant (CCF-1816361) from National Science for  developing new optimization and runtime management techniques for more reliable

Zak Kassas and Joe Khalife
Joe Khalife and Prof. Kassas Win IEEE Walter Fried Award for Best Paper at IEEE/ION Position, Location, and Navigation Symposium (PLANS) 2018 Conference

The paper by Ph.D. student Joe Khalife and Prof. Zak Kassas entitled "Precise UAV Navigation with Cellular Carrier Phase Measurements" won the IEEE Walter Fried Award for Best Paper at the IEEE/ION Position, Location, and Navigation Symposium (PLANS 2018).

Nael Abu-Ghazaleh
Two of Prof. Abu-Ghazaleh's papers receive news coverage

Prof. Abu-Ghazaleh co-authored two papers that received wide coverage from technical and academic outlets.

Alexander Balandin
Alexander Balandin received two new grants from DARPA and SRC

Dr. Balandin receives the grants for his research in nanotechnology

Eta Kappa Nu Award
UCR Students Win Eta Kappa Nu Society Award

Congratulations to UCR students for winning an outstanding 2017 Chapter Award of the IEEE Eta Kappa Nu Society.

Zak Kassas
Prof. Kassas Receives NSF CAREER Award

Prof. Zak Kassas received the National Science Foundation (NSF) Faculty Early Career Development Program (CAREER) award for his work on "Situational awareness strategies for autonomous systems in dynamic uncertain environments."

Mohammad A. Islam
ECE PhD graduate to join UT Arlington as Assistant Professor

Mohammad A. Islam, a Ph.D. student in the ECE Department, will join the University of Texas, Arlington as an Assistant Professor. Mohammad’s Ph.D. dissertation falls in the general areas of cyber-physical systems, computer architecture and security, with a focus on data center security and efficiency.

Hamed Mohsenain-Rad
Professor Mohsenian-Rad Receives NSF Grant and Teaching Award

ECE Associate Professor Hamed Mohsenian-Rad has received the BCOE Excellence in Teaching Award and an NSF grant to study electricity markets.

Wei Ren
ECE Professor Wei Ren Wins IEEE Control Systems Society Antonio Ruberti Young Researcher Prize

Wei Ren, Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at UCR BCOE, has been awarded the 2017 IEEE Control Systems Society (CSS) Antonio Ruberti Young Researcher Prize for “pioneering contributions to distributed coordination and control of multi-agent systems”. The award recognizes distinguished cutting-edge contributions by a young researcher at or under the age of 40 to the theory or application of systems and control.

Alexander Balandin and Wei Ren
Two ECE Professors Among Most Highly Cited Researchers in the World

Wei Ren, Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at UCR BCOE, has been awarded the 2017 IEEE Control Systems Society (CSS) Antonio Ruberti Young Researcher Prize for “pioneering contributions to distributed coordination and control of multi-agent systems”. The award recognizes distinguished cutting-edge contributions by a young researcher at or under the age of 40 to the theory or application of systems and control.

Drone
Drones to Grow Mind of Their Own

UC Riverside professors aim to embed intelligence in drones

Hyoseung Kim and Nanpeng Yu
Two ECE Assistant Professors win best paper awards

ECE Assistant Professors Hyoseung Kim and Nanpeng Yu, and their graduate students, have won Best Paper Awards at conferences in their respective areas.

Solar farms
UC Riverside-Led Team Receives $3.2 Million Award to Improve Solar Power Integration

New energy management system will be deployed in Riverside and serve as a prototype for other utility companies

Zak Kassas
ECE Asst. Prof. Zak Kassas wins over $1 million from NIST and ONR

Asst. Prof. Zak Kassas has received a $350K grant from the National Institute of Standards and Technologies and a $750K grant from the Office of Naval Research.

Ece Aytan
Ece Aytan receives the Best Poster Award at SHINES Symposium

Ece Aytan, Graduate Student Researcher and PhD student in Professor A.A. Balandin’ Phonon Optimized Engineered Materials (POEM) Center received the Best Research Poster – Research Cooperation Award at the 3rd Annual SHINES EFRC Symposium conducted this month at the Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines hotel in La Jolla, California.

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Qi Zhu
IEEE Award
IEEE Chapter Wins Outstanding Large Student Branch Award

The Institute of Electronics and Electrical Engineers (IEEE) Student Branch at UC Riverside received the 2016 Outstanding Large Student Branch from IEEE Region 6.

Amit Roy-Chowdhury
ECE Professor Amit Roy-Chowdhury Named IAPR Fellow

Among the 28 professionals named to the prestigious honor this year is Electrical and Computer Electrical (ECE) Professor Amit Roy-Chowdhury, who was recognized for his contributions to collaborative sensing and distributed processing in camera networks with applications in tracking, re-identification and activity recognition.

Asongu Tambo and Bir Bhanu
Video Segmentation Research Featured on Cover of IEEE Transactions on Image Processing

UC Riverside Electrical and Computer Engineering Ph.D.

Fariborz Kargar
UCR Researchers Discover New Method to Dissipate Heat in Electronic Devices

By modulating the flow of phonons through semiconductor nanowires, engineers can create smaller and faster devices

Students in library
Three New Grants to Assist Graduate Students in Pursuing Doctoral Degrees

UC Riverside has received grants totaling nearly $1.5 million to support 12 graduate students in chemistry, bioengineering and electrical engineering