Content Tagged with: Marlan and Rosemary Bourns College of Engineering

UCR joins federal transportation research effort

UCR partners with five universities in a new, federally funded research center based at UC Davis to advance technologies needed to reduce vehicle emissions and improve climate resiliency in transportation.

By David Danelski |

UCR’s CE-CERT honored for clean air leadership

UC Riverside’s Center for Environmental Research and Technology, known as CE-CERT, has been recognized by Southern California’s air quality agency for three decades of research that reduces air pollution and improves air quality.

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 |

Two engineering programs ranked among best online programs

Two online graduate programs at UC Riverside’s Marlan and Rosemary Bourns College of Engineering are among the 2024 U.S. News Best Online Programs. The online master’s in information technology program was named No. 21 while the online engineering graduate program was ranked No. 30, moving up four places from last year. Among public universities...

By Imran Ghori |

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 computer scientist joins Gates Foundation

Even before Frank Vahid became an educator, improving how students learn had long been on his mind. A professor of computer science and engineering at UC Riverside for almost 30 years, Vahid introduced new techniques to merge technology and learning in his classrooms. Vahid will now take what’s he’s learned to a national platform as deputy director...

By Imran Ghori |

UCR bioengineering professor recognized by the National Academy of Inventors

UCR bioengineering professor Bahman Anvari, whose innovations have improved treatments for debilitating skin disorders, has been named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors, or NAI.

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 |

UCR welcomes 52 new faculty members

UC Riverside welcomed 52 new permanent faculty members for the 2023-2024 academic year who come from a variety of disciplines and research interests. The new faculty members offer expertise on a wide range of subjects, from American politics to robot artificial intelligence to plant biochemistry. They include researchers from several top...

By UCR News |

$1.2 million grant awarded for robotics software development

A $1.2 million grant from the National Science Foundation will allow UCR to develop better software architecture for robotics and other autonomous systems.

By David Danelski |

Eight UCR professors receive NSF CAREER Awards

Eight UC Riverside faculty members have been awarded prestigious National Science Foundation CAREER Awards to support research in areas ranging from sustainability to mental health outcomes of young Latinas. The awards support early career faculty who demonstrate the potential to serve as academic role models and advance their organization’s...

By UCR News |

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 |

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 |

UCR team off to a great start in national electric car design competition 

A team of UCR students won two awards at the EcoCAR EV Challenge Year 1 Competition in Orlando, Florida, in which students from across the country compete in designing improvements to electric vehicles.

By David Danelski |

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 |

Professor receives second IEEE award within one academic year

Professor Vagelis Papalexakis has been named a winner of IEEE's the Donald G. Fink just months after winning the group's Tao Li Award for earlier career scholars.

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 |

UCR wins $5 million in federal transportation grants

UC Riverside engineering faculty are collaborators in four University Transportation Centers, or UTCs, that were recently awarded $5 million over five years by the U.S. Department of Transportation, or USDOT. This funding will support research in sustainable transportation, health, navigation, and railway safety. This research funding was awarded...

By David Danelski |

UC Riverside faculty are honored at promotion ceremony

UC Riverside honored promoted faculty members at a luncheon at the Alumni and Visitors Center on Jan. 30. About 40 people attended, including Chancellor Kim A. Wilcox. Supervisors and colleagues joined those who were honored in celebrating their efforts. Promotions occurred across UCR schools, including the College of Humanities, Arts and Social...

By Julia Woock |