EECS News

Jan 25, 2012
H. Kumar Wickramasinghe Awarded $1 Million Keck Foundation Grant

Funds to create a live cell genomics laboratory

The Henry Samueli Endowed Chair H. Kumar Wickramasinghe, Ph.D., has been awarded a $1 million grant from the W.M. Keck Foundation to develop new equipment for analysis of messenger ribonucleic acid (mRNA) levels in space and time within a living cell.

Wickramasinghe’s project entitled “Platform for Targeting and Quantifying Gene Expression Levels in Living Systems” describes the three-year plan to create the Single-Cell Analyzer (SCA) which will have applications in areas ranging from developmental and systems biology to personalized medicine, cancer diagnosis and stem cell research.

Jan 23, 2012
EECS Professor Gives Presentation at 2011 TowerJazz Global Symposium

Payam Heydari spoke about millimeter-wave imaging systems in silicon

Dec 9, 2011
Henry Samueli Wins the 2011 Dr. Morris Chang Exemplary Leadership Award

Samueli School benefactor receives lifetime achievement award

The Global Semiconductor Alliance (GSA) announced Dr. Henry Samueli, industry pioneer and co-founder, chairman and chief technical officer of Broadcom Corporation, as the winner of the 2011 Dr. Morris Chang Exemplary Leadership Award. Dr. Samueli was presented with this lifetime achievement award during the GSA Awards Dinner Celebration on Thursday, December 8, 2011, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, Calif.

"Dr. Samueli had the foresight, innovation and belief that a semiconductor company could become highly successful without having to fabricate their own chips," said Jodi Shelton, co-founder and president of GSA.

Oct 27, 2011
In Memoriam: Samueli School Associate Professor James "Jim" Richard Arvo

Associate Professor James Richard Arvo, Ph.D., Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science in The Henry Samueli School of Engineering; and the Department of Computer Science in  the Donald Bren School of Information and Computer Sciences (ICS) died October 19, 2011. He was 55.

Oct 7, 2011
William Tang Collaboration Receives Over $2.7 Million from DARPA

Research to be part of the Microscale Rate-Integrating Gyroscope program

William C. Tang, Ph.D., associate dean for research, and professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering with a joint appointment in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, was awarded a grant of over $2.7 million by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) under the Microscale Rate-Integrating Gyroscope (MRIG) program. Dr. Alexander Trusov, project scientist in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering and Dr. Karl Y. Yee, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, are collaborating with Tang.

Aug 19, 2011
Broadcom Celebrates 20 Years of Innovation with Children’s Art Contest

Samueli School faculty and staff help judge contest

 

Jun 9, 2011
In Memoriam: Samueli School Professor Kwang H. (Kane) Kim

Remembering a Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

May 16, 2011
EECS Alumnus Named 2011 Lauds & Laurels Distinguished Alumnus for Engineering

Dr. Paramesh Gopi honored for contributions to business community

Mar 9, 2011
Engineering Student Council Honors 10 at Annual Awards Banquet

Five professors and five students honored by ESC

Feb 16, 2011
Chancellor’s Professor Named American Association for the Advancement of Science Fellow

Hamid Jafarkhani is one of four UCI professors named AAAS Fellow

Dec 3, 2010
EECS Professor Receives “Giants of Science and Engineering” Medal of Honor

International Award Goes to EECS Research Professor Rui de Figueiredo

Sep 1, 2010
Software Research Project Gets $10 Million in NSF Funding

UCI team part of effort to maximize computer performance with minimal energy

Apr 30, 2010
The Big Picture

Video wall helps break down barriers

Apr 15, 2010
Improving Power Management for Mobile Devices

EECS Assistant Professor Ahmed Eltawil awarded prestigious CAREER award

Feb 8, 2010
Plan to Improve Software Performance Garners CAREER Award for EECS Assistant Professor

Brian Demsky to study ways to prevent catastrophic failure in crucial software systems

Nov 18, 2009
EECS Professor Awarded the 2009 P. L. Kapitsa Prize Gold Medal by the Russian Academy of Natural Sciences

Rui J. P. de Figueiredo honored for pioneering contributions to the mathematical foundations and applications of signal processing

Sep 25, 2009
Atlantis Program Grant Awarded to Samueli School to Establish Transatlantic Master’s Program
EECS professor receives grant to establish master's program emphasizing micro- and nanotechnology materials
Jun 1, 2009
Engineering Nabs Top Honors in the 2009 Business Plan Competition at The Paul Merage School of Business
Team ZeroWatt sweeps first place and “best concept paper” for advancing technology that redefines low power electronics
Mar 9, 2009
Creative Electronics Unveiled



Creative Electronics Unveiled


Seniors' projects on display this week at the UCI Senior Design Expo

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Jan 7, 2009
Licensing Agreement Makes HIPerWall Software Available



Licensing Agreement Makes HIPerWall Software Available


UC Irvine and Calit2 sign exclusive agreement with spinoff company, Hiperwall, Inc., to license software for commercial use

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