• Prof. Houman Homayoun Wins Best Paper Award at 19th IEEE International Conference on Data Mining
    Please join us in congratulating ECE’s very own, Prof. Houman Homayoun and his team for best paper award at 19th IEEE ICDM (International Conference on Data Mining) in Beijing, China. The IEEE International Conference on Data Mining (ICDM) is the internationally renowned data mining conference. Through ICDM, researchers and scholars from around the world present ...
  • Prof. Jeremy Munday Elected as OSA Fellow
    The ECE Department would like to congratulate Professor Jeremy Munday upon his election as OSA Fellow. Prof. Munday, one of our newest faculty members, graduated with a PhD in Physics from Harvard and completed his postdoctoral studies at CalTech. His expertise lies in the realm of optics, photonics, and thermodynamics of fundamental solar energy conversion ...
  • Diane Bryant Delivers Distinguished Lecture at UC Davis
    The EEC 290 Seminar Series is one of the major highlights this quarter, spearheaded by Prof. Marina Radulaski and Prof. Weijian Yang. The series aims to provide students with an opportunity to hear from distinguished engineers and innovators, across multiple tech disciplines.   One of the most highly anticipated speakers and influential women in tech was our ...
  • Prof. Houman Homayoun and ECE PhD Student Gaurav Kolhe Nominated for Best Paper Award at ICCAD 2019
    Please join us in congratulating Professor Houman Homayoun and ECE PhD student Gaurav Kolhe and their team at GMU and SFSU for their ICCAD 2019 best paper award nomination. Their paper “Security and Complexity Analysis of LUT-based Obfuscation: From Blueprint to Reality” researched look up table based obfuscation to protect IC against hardware reverse engineering, ...
  • Bring Your Daughter/Niece to Work Day
    As a part of the IEEE Photonics initiative Introduce a Girl to Photonics, the Bring Your Daughter/Niece to Work Day was organized by professors Marina Radulaski and Weijian Yang in collaboration with the Optics Club of UC Davis on Monday, October 28th. Student volunteers from the Optics Club ran interactive demos and led lab tours ...
  • Prof. Chuah and Prof. Cheung will study autism risk in the first year of life: A $3.5 million dollar NIH grant with the School of Medicine
      Professor Chen-Nee Chuah is a co-investigator on $3.5 million NIH grant for five years to develop novel video-based approaches for detection of autism risk in the first year of life. This project is led by Professor Sally Ozonoff from the department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences in the School of Medicine, in partnership with external ...
  • Prof. Chen-Nee Chuah co-PI of $1.5 million NSF TRIPOD grant
    ECE Professor Chen-Nee Chuah is a co-PI on a $1.5million NSF TRIPOD grant for three years to establish UC Davis TETRAPODS Institute of Data Science (UCD4IDS). This grant is led by Prof. Naoki Saito from Mathematics, along with co-PIs Prof. Nina Amenta from Computer Science and Prof. Thomas Lee from Statistics. We are joined by ...
  • Davis Quantum Journal Club
    Good morning ECE! The beginning of the year signals a plethora of clubs and activities vying for your attention. If you’re looking for a platform to explore Quantum Information that also offers access to networking opportunities with students and professors, the Davis Quantum Journal Club commences its multidisciplinary discussion seminar run on October 9th.  Over the ...
  • Prof. Houman Homayoun Receives NSF Grant for Multi-University Project NSF Chest
    The ECE Department would like to congratulate Prof. Houman Homayoun under whose lead the multi university project NSF CHEST (National Science Foundation Center for Hardware and Embedded Systems Security and Trust) has attained NSF grant of $750,000 for five years. NSF CHEST is an Industry–University Cooperative Research Center with an objective revolves around the identification ...
  • Fall 2019 ECE Seminar Schedule
    This quarter, ECE is hosting a seminar series for EEC 290 that highlights many distinguished and accomplished individuals. The events are free and the information is on our ECE calendar. Here is the upcoming schedule, we hope to see you there.
  • Ph.D Students Win Awards at Annual MIT/IEEE/Amazon GraphChallenge
      Please join us in congratulating our students for earning awards at the annual MIT/IEEE/Amazon GraphChallenge. The GraphChallenge “encourages community approaches to developing new solutions for analyzing graphs and sparse data derived from social media, sensor feeds, and scientific data to enable relationships between events to be discovered as they unfold in the field” (Official GraphChallenge ...
  • ECE PhD Students Win Best Presentation Awards at LLNL Student-Intern Symposium
    Mary Ann Mort and Sergey Mistyuk, both Ph.D. students in Prof. Charles E. Hunt’s Group in ECE, won Best Presentation Awards at the LLNL Student Intern Research Symposium. Approximately 1,000 students came to Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) this summer from all over the world for the opportunity to engage in work-study employment in science, ...
  • Professor Jane Gu & Professor Omeed Momeni Receive NSF Award
    We are thrilled to announce two of our ECE faculty Professor Jane Gu and Professor Omeed Momeni as recipients of an NSF (National Science Foundation) grant up to $500,000, for their collaborative work on the project titled “Energy Efficient (sub)mm-Wave Transceiver Phased Array for High Speed and Secure Wireless Communications.” Following is an excerpt from ...
  • Electrical and Computer Engineering Welcomes Dr. Houman Homayoun and Dr. Jeremy Munday as New Faculty
    The UC Davis Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering welcomes Dr. Houman Homayoun and Jeremy Munday upon their appointment as Associate Professor and Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering respectively.   Dr. Homayoun graduated in 2010 from University of California, Irvine with a Ph.D. in Computer Science. He was a recipient of the four-year University of California, ...
  • Newly Appointed Associate Professor Houman Homayoun Awarded NSF EAGER Award
    Professor Houman Homayoun, a new faculty at UC Davis ECE Department, was recently awarded the NSF EAGER award, a total of $237,134  NSF (National Science Foundation) is a federal agency conceived by Congress in 1950. The organization supports basic scientific research, from mathematics and engineering to social sciences, and is the underpinning of funding for ...
  • Dr. Babek Taheri Appointed CEO of Silvaco Inc.
    The ECE Department would like to congratulate our Chair for the Board of Advisors, Dr. Babek Taheri, for his appointment as CEO of Silvaco, Inc. Dr. Taheri is a UC Davis graduate, holding his Ph.D in biomedical engineering and majoring both EECS and Neuroscience. He is a product development visionary, working for global tech companies. ...
  • UC Davis Group wins Best Presentation Award & Best Poster Award at MEMYS ’18 Conference
    Please join us in congratulating Sebastian Werner, Pouya Fotouhi, Roberto Proietti, and Professor S.J. Ben Yoo for winning the Best Presentation Award at the MEMYS’ 18 for their paper – AWGR-based Optical Processor-to-Memory Communication. Please also join us in congratulating Pouya Fotouhi for winning the Best Poster Award fr the AWGR-based Optical Processor-to-Memory Communication for ...
  • Professor John Owens Receives the 2019 High Performance Graphics Test of Time Award
    Adil Abbuthalha 7.22.19 – Please join us in honoring and congratulating our very own Professor John Owens for receiving the 2019 High Performance Graphics Test of Time Award for the most influential paper “Task Management for Irregular-Parallel Workloads on the GPU” from HPG’s 2010 predecessor conferences!   High-Performance Graphics (HPG) is an international forum for performance-oriented graphics systems ...
  • Prof. Shu Lin Wins 2020 IEEE Leon Kirchmayer Graduate Teaching Award
      Please join us in congratulating Professor Shu Lin, of ECE, who won the 2020 IEEE Leon Kirchmayer Graduate Teaching Award. The Leon Kirchmayer Graduate Teaching Award honors an individual for “inspirational teaching of graduate students in the IEEE fields of interest.” This individual is evaluated based on their teaching, curriculum development with inclusion of research, ...
  • 9th International Symposium on Ultrafast Photonic Technologies (ISUPT) and the Special Symposium on Silicon Photonics of the Future (SSPhF)
    The 9th International Symposium on Ultrafast Photonic Technologies (ISUPT) and the Special Symposium on Silicon Photonics of the Future (SSPhF) took place last week June 17-19 at the Silverado Resort and Spa in Napa. The ISUPT “is a bi-annual international event intended to provide a forum for researchers working on ultrafast photonic technologies including ultrahigh-speed ...