Content Tagged with: Marlan and Rosemary Bourns College of Engineering

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 |

Fortune names online data science program among the best

An online program at UC Riverside’s Marlan and Rosemary Bourns College of Engineering was ranked No. 12 by Fortune Magazine. The graduate program in data science was named among the Best Online Master’s in Data Science Programs in 2023 by the publication. Fortune ranked 23 data science programs nationally, scoring them on selectivity, student...

By Imran Ghori |

Engineering online programs ranked among best

Two online programs at UC Riverside’s Bourns College of Engineering were categorized as 2023 U.S. News Best Online Programs. The two programs are both graduate-level, in computer information technology, or CIT, and engineering. CIT was named No. 18, and engineering No. 34. For the 2023 edition U.S. News ranked 1,763 online degree programs...

By J.D. Warren |

Meet UCR’s new faculty members

For fall quarter 2022, UC Riverside welcomed 34 new permanent faculty members from a variety of disciplines. Learn more about the new faculty below: College of Humanities Arts and Social Sciences Sahin Acikgoz, an assistant professor of religious studies, is a member of the executive committee of the Middle East and Islamic Studies Program. They...

By Imran Ghori |