• NSF Major Research Instrumentation Proposal Awarded

    August 15, 2014
    University of California, Davis has been awarded a thin film deposition instrument to use as a shared resource for conducting fundamental research on materials, processes, and devices for a wide spectrum of important applications. Initiated by the proposal “MRI: Acquisition of a Plasma Enhanced Chemical Vapor Deposition (PECVD) Tool with Inductively Coupled ...

  • Professor Saif Islam Receives NSF Partnerships for Innovation Award

    August 15, 2014
    ECE Professor Saif Islam is collaborating with Jim Olson from the Graduate School of Management (GSM) and the Engineering Translational Technology Center (ETTC) on the project “Micro and Nanofabricated Semiconductor and Ceramic Blade Arrays for Surgical and Hair Removal Applications.” This Partnerships for Innovation: Accelerating Innovation Research (PFI: AIR) Technology ...

  • Professor Omeed Momeni Receives NSF Award

    August 1, 2014
    ECE Professor Omeed Momeni is leading a new NSF funded project “Terahertz PLL-Based Phased Array for Wide Band Radar/Sensing Systems in Silicon.” This is a collaborative project between UC Davis and UC Irvine to implement a scalable high-power terahertz phased array transmitter for radar/sensing applications.

  • ECE Professors Receive NSF Award for Research on Enhancing Access to Radio Spectrum (EARS)

    July 29, 2014
    ECE Professors Xiaoguang “Leo” Liu, Paul Hurst, Stephen Lewis, and Bernard Levy received an National Science Foundation award to study and develop reconfigurable high speed bandpass sampling radio frequency receivers for software defined radio applications. The award is funded under the NSF Enhancing Access to Radio Spectrum (EARS) ...

  • Professor Q. Jane Gu Taking Part in $941K NASA Project

    July 14, 2014
    Prof. Q. Jane Gu is a co-PI on a $941K project entitled “Spectrometer On a Chip.” This project is funded by NASA and led by Jet Propulsion Laboratory.

  • Professor Saif Islam Receives ARO Award

    June 24, 2014
    Professor Saif Islam will demonstrate printed multi-spectral photodetector and sensors using heterogeneously integrated micro/nanoscale 1D and 2D devices to offer capability for detecting photons between ultraviolet to 2.50μm. His team will also evaluate the relative technical merits and limitations of printing and integrating multi-spectral sensors of any crystalline material on any ...

  • Saif Islam Group Creates Nanowire Bridging Transistors

    May 15, 2014
    ECE Graduate Student Jin Yong Oh and Professor Saif Islam create nanowire-bridging transistors grown out of semiconducting materials. Their research is featured across many outlets, including These nanopillars will allow for smaller, faster and more robust complex circuits that will pave the way for next-generation technology.

  • Professor Q. Jane Gu Receives $510K ONR Award

    May 7, 2014
    Professor Q. Jane Gu is leading a project “Passive Wideband Interferometer enabled by non-Foster Quasi-Constant Phase Shifter for Error Feedback Transmitter.” The goal of this proposed research is to develop transmitters with ultra-clean output spectrum by developing noise suppression and nonlinearity cancellation techniques.

  • Professors Q. Jane Gu and Omeed Momeni Receive NSF Award

    September 6, 2013
    Professor Q. Jane Gu (PI) and Professor Omeed Momeni (co-PI) receive a $300K award from National Science Foundation (NSF) for the project “EAGER: High Performance Silicon based Terahertz Front End Circuits for Chip-to-Chip Interconnect.” This project aims to develop CMOS based THz front end circuits to enable high efficiency THz ...

  • Professor Xiaoguang Liu Receives 2013-14 UC Davis Hellman Fellowship Award

    July 10, 2013
    Assistant Professor Xiaoguang “Leo” Liu has been selected by the Hellman Family Foundation to be a 2013-14 UC Davis Hellman Fellow. The fellowship includes a cash award of $29,000, to be used in support of Professor Liu’s research activities.

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