University of California, Riverside

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

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Three new faculty in autonomous systems join ECE

June 22, 2017 | Full Article

Autonomous and semi-autonomous systems are being increasingly integrated into modern life.  Examples include self-driving cars, aerial robots for law enforcement or environmental monitoring, and personal robots for assisted living, among others.....Read More



Prof. Kassas Receives $350K Grant from NIST

June 8, 2017 | Full Article

Prof. Zak Kassas received a three-year $350,000 grant from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). Prof. Kassas is a Co-PI on this grant with Prof. Andrei Shkel the PI and Prof. Solmaz Kia a....Read More



UCR Awarded $2.1 Million to Enhance Solar Power Integration

May 31, 2017 | Full Article

Dr. Alfredo Martinez-Morales (PI), Associate Professor Hamed Mohsenian-Rad, Dr. Sadrul Ula, and Professor Matthew Barth are awarded a $2.1 Million grant from the California Energy Commission to fund research on enhancing integration of solar generation....Read More



Professors Nanpeng Yu and Daniel Wong Receive $1.8 Million to improve energy efficiency and enable demand response for data centers

May 23, 2017 | Full Article

Assistant Professors Nanpeng Yu (PI) and Daniel Wong (Co-PI) received a four-year $1.8 Million research grant from the California Energy Commission. This grant will fund research in improving energy efficiency and enable demand response for data centers....Read More



Prof. Kassas Featured in IEEE Signal Processing Magazine

May 1, 2017 | Full Article

The May 2017 issue of the IEEE Signal Processing Magazine featured an interview with Prof. Zak Kassas on new directions in navigation and positioning and how signal processing-enabled technologies are playing a key role....Read More



Ozkan Research Group Develops Process for Waste Glass Bottle Li-ion Batteries

April 26, 2017 | Full Article

Researchers at the University of California, Riverside’s Bourns College of Engineering have used waste glass bottles and a low-cost chemical process to create nanosilicon anodes for high-performance lithium-ion batteries. The batteries....Read More



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


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