University of California, Riverside

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

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GPS World Magazine Features ASPIN Laboratory Research in UAV and Ground Vehicle Navigation with Cellular Signals of Opportunity

April 11, 2017 | Full Article

The cover of the April issue of GPS World magazine featured an article by Prof. Zak Kassas, Joshua Morales, Kimia Shamaei, and Joe Khalife, entitled “LTE Steers UAV.” The article discusses how cellular....Read More



UCR Awarded $650K from CEC to Develop Internet-of-Things for Energy Efficiency

April 5, 2017 | Full Article

Associate Professor Hamed Mohsenian-Rad (PI) and Dr. Alfredo Martinez-Morales, won a $650K award from the California Energy Commission (CEC) to design, optimize, and demonstrate new technologies to improve building energy efficiency using an Internet-of-Things....Read More



Ph.D. Student Joe Khalife Wins National Center for Sustainable Transportation (NCST) Outstanding Graduate Student of the Year Award

February 27, 2017 | Full Article

  Ph.D. student Joe Khalife received the prestigious National Center for Sustainable Transportation (NCST) Outstanding Graduate Student of the Year award. This annual award honors the most outstanding graduate students for....Read More



Amit Roy-Chowdhury Elected IAPR Fellow

December 10, 2016 | Full Article

ECE Professor Amit Roy-Chowdhury has been elected to the rank of Fellow of the International Association for Pattern Recognition for “contributions to collaborative sensing and distributed processing in camera networks, with applications in tracking,....Read More



SHINES center Workshop at UCR's Palm Desert Facility

December 7, 2016 | Full Article

With support from the Vice Chancellor for Research, UCR Energy Frontier Research Center (EFRC) on Spins and Heat in Nanoscale Electronic Systems (SHINES) will hold a workshop at UCR’s Palm Desert Center on January 12-13, 2017. The workshop will....Read More



Wei Ren receives Honored Alumnus Award from BYU ECE Department

December 6, 2016 | Full Article

  Professor Wei Ren was recognized as the Honored Alumnus for the 2016-2017 academic year in the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering at Brigham Young University. This award has been instituted to recognize department alumni who have....Read More



UCR Researchers Demonstrate Acoustic Phonon Confinement Effects - Nature Communications Report

November 18, 2016 | Full Article

RIVERSIDE, Calif. ( — Controlling the flow of heat through semiconductor materials is an important challenge in developing smaller and faster computer chips, high-performance solar panels, and better lasers and biomedical devices. For....Read More



UC Riverside Awarded $3.2 Million to Develop Innovative Smart Buses

November 17, 2016 | Full Article

Research team will develop new technologies that decrease energy consumption of transit buses through connectivity and automation RIVERSIDE, Calif. ( — Matthew Barth, a professor of engineering in UC Riverside’s Bourns College....Read More


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