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Spotlight on ECE Professor Omeed Momeni's Thz/mm-wave Circuit Research

“When I started working in this field, almost 13 years ago, the Thz/mm-wave spectrum was one of the least-tapped frequency bands,” reflects UC Davis electrical and computer engineering (ECE) professor Omeed Momeni.

As a circuit and system designer Momeni finds this line of work exciting. Many innovative structures and ideas are needed to make circuits operational at that frequency range, and the potential future applications are promising.  

ECE Professor Marina Radulaski Recognized With a Women in Quantum - Leading Female Researcher Award by One Quantum

UC Davis electrical and computer engineering (ECE) professor Marina Radulaski earned a OneQuantum award from QuEra Computing. Presented at a ceremony on December 7 at the Q2B conference in Santa Clara, the OneQuantum awards recognize “those who have made outstanding contributions to the advancement of global quantum technology.”

Chancellor Gary S. May Awarded Honorary Degree From Georgia Institute of Technology

Chancellor Gary S. May will soon have a fourth degree to add to his curriculum vitae.

He will be awarded an honorary doctorate and deliver the keynote address at the undergraduate commencement of the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta on Saturday, Dec. 18.

A beloved graduate of Georgia Tech, May served there for nearly three decades before becoming UC Davis’ seventh chancellor in 2017.

UC Davis ECE Professor Saif Islam Develops Complex Nanostructures for Parallel Manufacturing in Electronics and Photonics

Over many years of research, UC Davis electrical and computer engineering (ECE) professor Saif Islam has developed revolutionary new techniques to construct tiny and sensitive nanostructures for the massively parallel nano-manufacturing of electronics and photonics. 

Islam says the time has come to go beyond strictly silicon-based electronics components. In addition to the increasing cost of creating even smaller and more complex silicon-based devices, the material has inherent technical limitations.  

Unit 18 Lecturer

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of California, Davis invites applications for a pool of qualified temporary instructors to teach courses in our department should an opening arise. Screening of applicants is ongoing and will continue as needed. The number of positions varies from quarter to quarter, depending on the needs of the department.

ECE Students Vanessa and Victoria Liera's Research at UC Davis

Sisters Vanessa and Victoria Liera, Electrical Engineering (ECE) students and founders of the Club Of Future Female Electrical Engineers (COFFEE), appeared on a recent episode of UC Davis’ web show Face to Face with Chancellor May, where they discussed diversity, equity, and inclusion in the ECE department and elsewhere at UC Davis. They were also featured in the November 8th episode of the show The College Tour, available through Amazon Prime Video and a variety of streaming apps.     

UC Davis ECE Postdocs Salehi and Drescher Named 2021 CIFellows

Two UC Davis Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) postdocs, Soheil Salehi and Matthew Drescher, were recently named 2020 and 2021 Computer Innovation Fellows (CIFellows), respectively, by the Computing Research Association (CRA) and the Computing Community Consortium (CCC).

UC Davis ECE Welcomes Students Back This Fall

UC Davis’ electrical and computer engineering (ECE) department just opened its doors to 300 students, the largest first-year class in the past 15 years. A virtual fall welcome event held on Sept 21st included talks from professors and administrators and a panel presentation from current students.

UC Davis' ECE Professor Ben Yoo Earns Recognition for Research into Integrated Photonics and Quantum Wrapper Networking

UC Davis electrical and computer engineering (ECE) distinguished professor Ben Yoo recently won three grants related to his research into integrated photonics and a fourth related to quantum wrapper networking, which should bring us closer to a quantum Internet.      The first, from the Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA) agency, for $2.4 million, focuses on building silicon electronic photonic integrated circuits in three dimensions to enable artificial intelligence and neuromorphic computin

UCD ECE Professor Jane Gu's lab Receives 0.68M NSF Major Research Instrumentation Grant

The National Science Foundation has awarded UC Davis, electrical and computer engineering department (ECE) a Major Research Instrument Grant for ultra-high-speed data instrumentation for research in the millimeter-wave and TeraHertz frequency regime.  The ability to generate and capture electronic signals at such high frequencies is essential to the ongoing research in ECE in THz integrated circuits and systems, THz semiconductor devices and ultra-fast electronics and photonics.