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
  • Energy 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


New $1.1 M Grant for Quantum Computing

October 28, 2015 | Full Article

A new $1.1 M grant from the Army Research Office (ARO) was received by Professor Alexander Korotkov for developing a theory of continuous quantum measurement, applied to readout of qubits in a superconducting quantum computer. This grant is a part of....Read More



Climate Heroes Named at UC Riverside

October 27, 2015 | Full Article

RIVERSIDE, Calif. ( — The University of California, Riverside has announced the name of the professor who has been named a climate action champion and the students who have been named climate neutrality fellows. Mihri Ozkan, a professor....Read More



The 3D-Printed Sponge Suit Bikini Lets You Clean The Ocean While Looking Sexy

October 15, 2015 | Full Article

Engineers at the University of California Riverside have successfully designed a new wearable technology that allows any user to enjoy a leisurely swim in the ocean while being able to contribute in cleaning the water from harmful toxins. The material....Read More



Ph.D. Student Joshua Morales and Prof. Zak Kassas receive best paper award in ION GNSS+ 2015

October 9, 2015 | Full Article

Ph.D. Student Joshua Morales and his advisor Prof. Zak Kassas received the best paper award in the "Enhancing GNSS with Sensors, Mapping and Cooperation" Session at the 2015 Institute of Navigation Global Navigation Satellite System Conference....Read More



Can Portabella Mushrooms Stop Cell Phone Batteries from Degrading Over Time?

September 29, 2015 | Full Article

Researchers at the University of California, Riverside Bourns College of Engineering think so. They have created a new type of lithium-ion battery anode using portabella mushrooms, which are inexpensive, environmentally friendly and easy to produce.....Read More



New grant from NSF Cyber-Physical Systems Program

September 24, 2015 | Full Article

The NSF Cyber-Physical Systems program has awarded UCR a new research grant titled Extracting Time-Critical Situational Awareness from Resource Constrained Networks. ECE Professor Amit Roy-Chowdhury, along with CSE Professors S. Krishnamurthy and E. Keogh,....Read More



Balandin Group Wins NSF Funding for Research on Pyroelectric Nanostructures

September 23, 2015 | Full Article

The National Science Foundation (NSF) funded a new multi-PI project entitled, Collaborative Research: EAGER: Enhancing Pyroelectric Effects in Nanostructured Materials for High-Efficiency Energy Conversion. Dr. Alexander Balandin, UC Presidential Chair....Read More



ECE Professors and Students Participated in the Inaugural SHINES EFRC Symposium

September 22, 2015 | Full Article

ECE professors and graduate students took an active part in the first Annual SHINES center Symposium. The Spins and Heat in Nanoscale Electronic Systems (SHINES) is an Energy Frontier Research Center (EFRC) funded in 2014 with $12 million grant from....Read More


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General Campus Information

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
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