University of California, Riverside

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Electrical and Computer Engineering

Message from the Chair

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering has 24 faculty members: 9 IEEE Fellows, 7 AAAS Fellows, 8 NSF Career Awardees, 3 ARO or ONR Young Investigator Awardees, 1 OSA and 1 APS Fellow. In 2014, three professors are President of their IEEE society. The latest NRC S-Ranking placed the UCR EE department in the top quartile. The faculty research expertise covers:
  • Communications and Signal Processing,
  • Controls and Robotics,
  • Computer Engineering, Integrated Circuits,
  • VLSI System Design,
  • Intelligent Systems,
  • Nanoscale Materials and Devices, and
  • Engergy and Power Systems
The related research funding, exceeding $500k per faculty in contract & grant research expenditures, provides many funded research positions for graduate and undergraduate students.    More

Latest Releases


Two Ph.D. Students from VSCLab Receive Awards from Design Automation Conference (DAC2015)

May 4, 2015 | Full Article

Ph.D. student Hengyang Zhao received the prestigious Richard Newton Young Fellow Award from 52nd DAC and Design Automation Summer School hosted by ACM SIGDA. The Richard Newton Young Fellow Program offers travel grant and opportunities to participate....Read More



Amit Roy-Chowdhury Receives Google Faculty Research Award

April 23, 2015 | Full Article

Electrical and Computer Engineering Professor Amit Roy-Chowdhury has received a $60K award from Google to support his research in activity recognition in video. The research project titled "Online Adaption of Context Models for Activity Recognition and....Read More



NGA Supports Research in Human Activity Prediction

April 7, 2015 | Full Article

Human activities are correlated in space and time. This structure can be used to recognize and predict activities that may happen in the future. Such predictions can be used for filling in missing portions of a video or to direct a sensor to focus on....Read More



Professor Roy-Chowdhury's Research Featured in The Economist

February 27, 2015 | Full Article

ECE Professor Amit Roy-Chowdhury has been collaborating with Professor Conrad Rudolph in Art History for the last three years to study the applicability of computerized face recognition in identification of subjects in portraits. This has been funded....Read More



Nanoscale Glass Cages Boost Battery Performance

February 24, 2015 | Full Article

Researchers in the Bourns College of Engineering at UC Riverside have investigated a strategy to prevent "polysulfide shuttling" phenomenon by creating nano-sized sulfur particles, and coating them in silica (SiO2), or glass, for ultimate use as a kind....Read More



Ozkan Team Develops Methods to Synthesize 2D Materials

February 24, 2015 | Full Article

Researchers at the University of California, Riverside have developed methods for synthesis of few atom thick transition metal dichalcogenide (TMD) materials including molybdenum diselenide (MoSe2) and molybdenum disulfide (MoS2) with optical and electronic....Read More



New Paper-like Material Could Boost Electric Vehicle Batteries

February 17, 2015 | Full Article

Researchers at the University of California, Riverside’s Bourns College of Engineering have developed a novel paper-like material for lithium-ion batteries. It has the potential to boost by several times the specific energy, or amount of energy....Read More



Magnonic Holographic Memory Chosen as a Breakthrough by Physics World

January 5, 2015 | Full Article

Magnonic Holographic Memory demonstrated by researchers at the University of California, Riverside’s Bourns College of Engineering in collaboration with the researches from the Russian Academy of Sciences has been recognized as one of the 10 Breakthroughs....Read More


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University of California, Riverside
900 University Ave.
Riverside, CA 92521
Tel: (951) 827-1012

Department Information

Electrical and Computer Engineering
Suite 343 Winston Chung Hall
University of California, Riverside
Riverside, CA 92521-0429

Tel: (951) 827-2484
Fax: (951) 827-2425
E-mail: E-mail/Questions