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UCR engineering grad school climbs in national rankings

​ UCR’s Marlan and Rosemary Bourns College of Engineering graduate school was ranked 76th the nation by U.S. News & World Report, seven positions better than last year's ranking. ​

By David Danelski |

UCR professor to present on United Nations climate change panel

UCR electrical and computer engineering Mihri Ozkan will serve as a U.S. delegate and an expert presenter for a United Nations' Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change this summer.

By David Danelski |

DOE awards $300,000 to UCR professor for accelerating EV integration

UCR electrical and computer engineering team wins $300,000 prize from the U.S. Department of Energy for developing a data-driven planning platform for the nation’s largest electrical utility.

By David Danelski |

Electrochemical carbon capture shows promise in climate fight

The perspective of UCR electrical and computer engineering professor Mihri Ozkan about using electrochemical technology to fight climate change was featured in an online Voices segment of CHEM, a scientific journal focusing on chemistry and interconnected fields.

By David Danelski |

UCR professor’s insights featured in major scientific journal

The insights of UCR professor Mihri Ozkan are featured this week in an online edition of a highly respected scientific journal.

By David Danelski |

Professor Ozkan wins prized Selcuk Yasar Award in Turkey

Mihrimah Ozkan, a professor of electrical and computer engineering at UC Riverside, is recognized in Turkey for her work in addressing climate change by receiving the Selcuk Yasar Award.

By David Danelski |

Addressing the nation’s need for strong domestic semiconductor industry and infrastructure

Last year, UC Riverside scientists Shane Cybart and Ludwig Bartels and colleagues at UC Irvine received $5 million from the U.S. Department of Energy, or DOE, to team up with Sandia National Laboratory in Albuquerque, New Mexico, in building a diverse educational pipeline in the field of microelectronics. Developing expertise and infrastructure in...

By Iqbal Pittalwala |

Engineering professors receive Amazon funding awards

Two of professors in UCR’s Bourns College of Engineering have received Amazon Research Awards to fund their groundbreaking work in computing and electronics. Amit Roy-Chowdhury, a professor of electrical and computer engineering and Bourns Family Faculty Fellow, received $70,000 plus $20,000 computation credits from Amazon Web Services (AWS) to...

By David Danelski |

UCR team wins National Science Foundation grant for undergraduate data science program

A UC Riverside cross-disciplinary team has won a $389,922 grant from the National Science Foundation to bring state-of-the-art data science research opportunities to underserved undergraduate students. The team is co-led by assistant teaching professor Jia Chen of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the Marlan and Rosemary...

By David Danelski |

Teaching professor receives Regents Faculty Fellowship

J ia 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. The one-year, $9...

By Iqbal Pittalwala |

UCR now offers a bachelor’s degree in robotics engineering

The new major complements a robotics master’s degree unveiled in 2021

By Holly Ober |

Robotic assistive device will lend a helping hand to infants with movement difficulties

Infants and young children with motor delays may soon be able to wear robotic helpers

By Holly Ober |

UCR scientists make 2021 'Highly Cited' list

This year, UC Riverside is home to eight of influential individuals included in Clarivate Analytics' Highly Cited Researchers list.

By Jules Bernstein |

UC Riverside receives $7.3 million to support graduate students in areas of national need

Eight Graduate Assistance in Areas of National Need grants totaling $7.3 million will support talented students with financial need

By Holly Ober |

Engineering faculty join center to improve STEM pipeline for underrepresented students

Jia Chen and Vagelis Papalexakis collaborate with UT Rio Grande Valley on project

By Holly Ober |

Fourteen UC Riverside professors receive NSF CAREER Awards

The number shatters UCR’s record for CAREER Awards set only last year

By Holly Ober |

Multimodal sensing and learning project receives Air Force Office of Scientific Research grant

Salman Asif will develop a new framework to co-design sensing and learning algorithms to capture and efficiently process only the most essential data

By Holly Ober |

Will Brillouin spectroscopy become as indispensable for science as Raman spectroscopy?

Review paper identifies new twists and turns in light scattering spectroscopy

By Holly Ober |

Jay Farrell named new endowed chair

The KA Endowed Chair in Electrical and Computer Engineering established through $1 million gift

By Holly Ober |

Nael Abu-Ghazaleh made ACM Distinguished Member

The Association for Computing Machinery recognized him "For Outstanding Scientific Contributions to Computing.”

By Holly Ober |