Department News

Prof. Ming Liu’s group develops a new optical microscopy with nanometer resolution
A research team led by Prof. Ming Liu from ECE and Prof. Ruoxue Yan from Chemical and Environmental Engineering has developed a new optical technique to improve the efficiency of near-field scanning optical microscope (NSOM) probes by orders of magnitude, and used this technique to achieve 1-nanometer spatial resolution in optical…
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Balandin receives Brillouin Medal for graphene phonon research
Alexander Balandin, a distinguished professor of electrical and computer engineering at UC Riverside, has received the Brillouin Medal from the International Phononics Society.  The award was presented at the Phononics 2019: 5th International Conference on Phononic Metamaterials, Phonon Transport, and Topological Phononics in…
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Dr. Bhanu
Dr. Bhanu receives the Faculty Research Lecturer Award, the first for BCOE
  From its inception (1952) well over half a century ago, the Faculty Research Lecturer Award has been the highest honor that the University of California at Riverside (UCR) Academic Senate bestows. Distinguished Professor Bir Bhanu, Marlan and Rosemary Bourns Endowed Presidential Chair in Engineering is the first member of the…
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GPU Programming
Prof. Wong's GPU computing course highlighted by Nvidia
Nvidia highlighted our undergraduate GPU Computing and Programming course (CS/EE147), developed by Prof. Daniel Wong. The blog post highlighted how NVIDIA Teaching Kits offered by the NVIDIA Deep Learning Institute are used and integrated into the university curriculum. This course teaches the basics of GPU computing, such as…
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Upcoming Events

A Talk with Ramya Korlakai Vinayak
June 20, 2019 @ 2:10 pm
Bourns Hall 265
TITLE: "Minimax Optimal Learning of Populations of Parameters" Ramya Korlakai Vinayak.pdf
Final Defense of Dissertation: Niluthpol Mithun
May 30, 2019 @ 9:35 am
WCH 202
TITLE: Learning Robust Visual-Semantic Retrieval Models with Limited Supervision Niluthpol Mithun-PhD Dissertation Defense Flyer.docx
A Talk with Jie Yao
May 20, 2019 @ 11:10 am
WCH 205/206
TITLE: Novel Optical Material Platforms for Nanophotonics Jie Yao.pdf
A Talk with Yi-Zhuang You
May 13, 2019 @ 11:10 am
WCH 205/206
TITLE: Machine Learning Physics: From Quantum Mechanics to Holographic Geometry Yi-Zhuang You Flyer.pdf

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Total graduate and undergraduate students as of Fall 2018
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