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


Balandin Group Paper is the Most Accessed in Applied Physics Letters

July 7, 2015 | Full Article

The American Institute of Physics (AIP) recently announced that the paper co-authored by MSE graduate student Rameez Samnakay and ECE graduate student Chenglong Jiang is the most assessed paper in the Applied Physical Letters journal in 2015. The paper....Read More



Ph.D. student Taeyoung Kim wins Best Poster Research Award at DAC15

June 29, 2015 | Full Article

CSE Ph.D. student Taeyoung Kim has won the 2015 Best Poster Award Research Award at 52in IEEE/ACM Design Automation Conference (DAC) in San Francisco, CA. This is the only award for the research among 33 posts in the Ph.D. forum in DAC15 and one of the....Read More



NSF funded research for developing new physics-based electromigration reliability model and access techniques for reliability-aware design and management of integrated circuits.

June 16, 2015 | Full Article

  Professor Sheldon Tan (PI) received  a three-year grant (CCF- 1527324) from National Science for   developing new electromigration-induced reliability model and full-chip assessment techniques for more reliable and robust nanometer....Read More



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


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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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