Prof. Houman Homayoun Awarded the Association for Computing Machinery's GLSVLSI Service Recognition Award

September 15, 2020

Please join us in congratulating Prof. Houman Homayoun for being awarded the GLSVLSI Service Award by the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM). On the 30th anniversary of Great Lake Symposium on VLSI, ECE Associate Professor Homayoun received the service recognition award from the conference. This award is for his leadership role in 2018 and 2019 editions of the conference for several new initiatives he took that resulted in significant increase in attendance of the conference. 

Prof. Hihath and Team awarded NSF Future Manufacturing Grant

September 02, 2020


Please join us in congratulating Prof. Josh Hihath and his team members M.P. Anantram (U of Washington), Meghdad Hajimorad (California State University—Chico), and Shawn Douglas (UCSF) on receiving an NSF Future Manufacturing Seed Grant. This project aims to establish a framework for scalable manufacturing of DNA-based electronics and to foster the development of a diverse workforce appropriately trained to advance the field.

Careers in Quantum Computing Panel Recap with Professor Marina Radulaski

August 03, 2020

Last week Friday, July 31st, Professor Marina Radulaski presented at a "How to Get a Job in Quantum Computing" online panel, accompanied by leading quantum computing experts: Jay Gambetta, the head of IBM Quantum program, and professors John Preskill (Caltech), Birgitta Whaley (UC Berkeley), Monika Schleier-Smith (Stanford), and Steven Girvin (Yale). The panel was a part of IBM's 2-week long Qiskit Global Summer School with 5,000 participants worldwide.

Professor Hooman Rashtian to Present Updated EEC10 Curriculum at Live Webinar Hosted by Texas Intsruments on August 12

August 03, 2020

Professor Hooman Rashtian will present a live webinar hosted by Texas Instruments on August 12th in which he will highlight some of the ECE department’s recent activities in promoting hands-on learning in its undergraduate curriculum. In particular, he will overview the updated curriculum of “EEC10: Introduction to Analog and Digital Systems” for instructors and students outside UC Davis.

Professor Josh Hihath Awarded the 2020 Graduate Program Advising and Mentoring Award by Graduate Studies

July 08, 2020

Please join us in celebrating Professor Josh Hihath as a 2020 recipient of the Graduate Program Advising and Mentoring Award by Graduate Studies!

The graduate group-wide, Graduate Program Advising and Mentoring Awards recognizes faculty that provide outstanding service in advising and mentoring at the program level. Professor Hihath’s program selected him for this award due to his excellent service to his graduate program, as well as his positive impact on graduate students and his colleagues.