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

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Three ECE Professors are co-PIs for $12M DoE funded SHINES center at UCR

November 19, 2014 | Full Article

Three members of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering are co-PIs for the recently funded Energy Frontier Research Center (EFRC) “Spins and Heat in Nanoscale Electronic Systems” (SHINES). The UC Riverside – led center....Read More

 

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Research of Graduate Students Gen Yin and Yizhou Liu Leads to a $300K NSF Grant on Skyrmions for Information Processing and Storage

November 12, 2014 | Full Article

This successful three year NSF proposal was based on the research results of UCR graduate students Gen Yin and Yizhou Liu in the Laboratory for Terahertz and Terascale Electronics (LATTE) directed by Prof. R. Lake working in close collaboration with Dr.....Read More

 

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Post-doc Justin Dressel Co-Authors Nature Cover Article

August 20, 2014 | Full Article

A paper coauthored by ECE postdoctoral scholar Justin Dressel has recently been featured on the cover of Nature.  Dressel works in the Quantum Computing and Measurement Physics (QCAMP)  group headed by ECE Professor Alexander Korotkov. ....Read More

 

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Balandin, Lake and Khitun Received $1.7M Grant from NSF on 2D Materials

August 5, 2014 | Full Article

The National Science Foundation (NSF) awarded ~$1.7M grant to a group of researchers led by Dr. Alexander Balandin, University of California Presidential Chair in Electrical and Computer Engineering and Founding Chair of Materials Science and Engineering.....Read More

 

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Balandin Awarded the University of California Presidential Chair Professorship

August 4, 2014 | Full Article

Dr. Alexander A. Balandin, Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Founding Chair of Materials Science and Engineering Program at UC Riverside was named the University of California Presidential Chair Professor. His honorary appointment,....Read More

 

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Using Sand to Improve Battery Performance

July 17, 2014 | Full Article

Researchers at the University of California, Riverside’s Bourns College of Engineering have created a lithium ion battery that outperforms the current industry standard by three times. The key material: sand. Yes, sand. “This is the holy....Read More

 

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ECE Student Mahesh Neupane Wins Prize for 2D Material Research at the AAAS Pacific Division Conference

July 10, 2014 | Full Article

Mahesh R. Neupane presented his research work titled  “Effect of Misorientation on the Electronic Properties of vdW Materials” at the 95th AAAS Pacific Division Conference held on June 16-20, 2014 at the University of California,....Read More

 

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Silly Putty Material Inspires Better Batteries

May 15, 2014 | Full Article

Using a material found in Silly Putty and surgical tubing, a group of researchers at the University of California, Riverside Bourns College of Engineering have developed a new way to make lithium-ion batteries that will last three times longer between....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
E-mail: E-mail/Questions

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