Department News

Amit Roy-Chowdhury, Konstantinos Karydis, and Salman Asif
New $1.2M Navy grant to make artificial intelligent (AI) systems smarter
Amit Roy-Chowdhury, Konstantinos Karydis, and Salman Asif, electrical and computer engineering professors, along with Fabio Pasqualetti, a mechanical engineering professor, receive a $1.2M grant from the Office of Naval Research’s Science of Artificial Intelligence Program. Using recent advances in computer vision, machine…
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Prof. Ran Cheng
Prof. Ran Cheng Received Five-Year MURI Award for Antiferromagnetic Spintronics
Professor Ran Cheng received a five-year $777K award from the Multidisciplinary University Research Initiative (MURI) program of the Department of Defense (DoD) as a member of the MURI team consisting of 7 PIs from 6 US institutions led by the University of Central Florida ($7.5M award in total for the whole team). The award…
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ECE student Rajkumar won the best student paper award at IEEE BIBE conference
ECE PhD student Rajkumar Theagarajan  is the first author of the paper that won the Best Student Paper Award  at the 18th IEEE International Conference on BioInformatics and BioEngineering (BIBE), held in 2018.  Theagarajan’s PhD adviser is Distinguished Professor Bir Bhanu.  BIBE is a highly selective conference and the…
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Jie Shi, Yuanqi Gao and Prof. Yu Win 1st Prize Best Paper Award at IEEE PES GTD ASIA 2019
The paper by Ph.D. students Jie Shi, Yuanqi Gao, and Prof. Nanpeng Yu entitled “Degradation-aware Operation and Optimal Sizing of Behind-the-meter Battery Systems for Commercial Customers,” won the 1st Prize Best Paper Award among 188 accepted papers accepted at the IEEE Power and Energy Society Grand International Conference…
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Upcoming Events

Jie Yao
May 20, 2019 @ 11:10 am
WCH 205/206
TITLE: Novel Optical Material Platforms for Nanophotonics Jie Yao.pdf
A Talk with Yi-Zhuang You
May 13, 2019 @ 11:10 am
WCH 205/206
TITLE: Machine Learning Physics: From Quantum Mechanics to Holographic Geometry Yi-Zhuang You Flyer.pdf
A Talk with Tajana Rosing
May 06, 2019 @ 11:10 am
WCH 205/206
TITLE: Brain-Inspired Hyperdimensional Computing and Machine Learning Acceleration for IoT Applications We live in a world where technological advances are continually creating more data than what we can cope with. With the emergence of the Internet of Things, devices will generate massive data streams demanding services that pose…
A Talk with Marcos Vasconcelos
May 03, 2019 @ 11:00 am
Bourns A265
TITLE: Observation-Driven Sensor Scheduling Marcos Vasconcelos Announcment_0.pdf

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