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


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



Dr. Neupane Receives Prestigious ARL Postdoctoral Fellowship

January 5, 2015 | Full Article

Dr. Mahesh R. Neupane received a prestigious, three-year “Army Research Laboratory (ARL) Postdoctoral Fellowship.” As a member of LATTE under the supervision of Professor Roger Lake, he performed theoretical and computational research....Read More



Profs Mihri Ozkan, Roger Lake and Cengiz Ozkan's collaborative work featured on the cover of December issue of Physica Status Solidi A

December 11, 2014 | Full Article

 In their study presented in the December issue of Physica Status Solidi A, M. Ozkan, R. Lake, C. Ozkan et al. report on the synthesis of few-layer MoSe2 granular films in arbitrary shapes and patterns on SiO2wafers by rapid thermal processing....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
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