University of California, Riverside

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

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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



Barth Receives IEEE Intelligent Transportation Systems Outstanding Research Award

November 17, 2016 | Full Article

The Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) Intelligent Transportation System Society recently awarded CE-CERT Director and Professor Matthew Barth with its 2016 Outstanding Research Award. The IEEE ITS society confers annually the Outstanding....Read More



UCR Team Wins at ClimateLaunchpad

October 28, 2016 | Full Article

A material created by two UCR engineers won second place overall and the “audience favorite” award at the 2016 ClimateLaunchpad competition, held by Climate-KIC, a European public-private innovation partnership focused on climate change.....Read More



From Ancient Fossils to Future Cars

October 24, 2016 | Full Article

RIVERSIDE, Calif. ( — UC Riverside engineers are developing cheap, energy-efficient lithium-ion batteries for electric vehicles from silicon in diatomaceous earth. Professors Cengiz and Mihri Ozkan, at the University of California,....Read More



Hardware Vulnerability used to Bypass Operating System Defense

October 20, 2016 | Full Article

UCR's Nael Abu-Ghazaleh with collaborators Dmitry Ponomarev and Dmitry Evtyushkin from Binghamton University developed a new attack that enables hackers to bypass an important Operating System defense called ASLR (Address Space Layout Randomization).....Read More



Prof. Kassas Receives $750K Grant from ONR

October 6, 2016 | Full Article

Prof. Zak Kassas received a three-year $750,000 grant from the Office of Naval Research (ONR). Prof. Kassas is the PI on this grant and Prof. Ping Liang is the Co-PI. The grant will fund developing an integrated research and training program in resilient....Read More



Ph.D. Students Kimia Shamaei and Joe Khalife and Prof. Zak Kassas receive best paper presentation award in ION GNSS+ 2016

October 6, 2016 | Full Article

Ph.D. students Kimia Shamaei and Joe Khalife and their Ph.D. advisor Prof. Zak Kassas received the best paper presentation award in the “Complementary Positioning, Navigation, and Timing (PNT)" Session at the 2016 Institute....Read More


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University of California, Riverside
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