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ECE Professor and His Ph.D. Students Received IEEE Power and Energy Society (PES) Technical Prize Paper Award
Nanpeng Yu, Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, received the Technical Prize Paper Award from the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Power and Energy Society (PES). The Award Plaque, which is signed by the President of the IEEE PES Society, was presented to Prof. Nanpeng Yu and his Ph.D. students (Wei Wang, Yuanqi Gao, Jie Shi) for their highly influential journal paper “Safe Off-Policy Deep Reinforcement Learning Algorithm for Volt-VAR Control in Power Distribution Systems”. The journal paper was published in IEEEE Transactions on Smart Grid
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Teaching professor receives Regents Faculty Fellowship
Jia Chen, an assistant teaching professor of electrical and computer engineering, has been awarded a Regents Faculty Fellowship by the UCR Academic Senate’s Committee on Research to support her design and development of new models that can improve our ability to handle heterogeneous data used in machine learning and data science.
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electric vehicle
NSF-funded project aims to enhance STEM graduate training in sustainable transportation
New UC Riverside program will train doctoral students on translating science into public policy
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Protecting computer vision from adversarial attacks
UC Riverside engineers are developing methods to keep self-driving cars and autonomous drones from being hacked
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October 03, 2022 @ 11:00 am
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Title: "Toward Certifiable Autonomy in Safety-Critical Autonomous Systems"
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September 26, 2022 @ 11:00 am
WCH 205/206
Title: "Top Sun Maverick: Silicon Photovoltaics Enters Terawatt Era"
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August 22, 2022 @ 1:00 pm
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Title: Sensing Beyond Imaging: From End-to-End Optimization of Neuronal Imaging to Optical Neural Networks
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May 23, 2022 @ 11:00 am
WCH 205/206
Title: "Designing Wafer-Scale Processors: Why and How?"

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