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Improving Agricultural Production by Slowing Down the Speed of Light

An interdisciplinary team of researchers led by Professor Saif Islam from the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering will be forging a new partnership with Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratories to create innovative, fluorescence lifetime imaging—a process currently used in the medical field—for improving agricultural practices. 

Bang! Bang! Bang!

Students representing the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering swept this year’s Big Bang! and Little Bang! competitions.

Research in Action: Weijian Yang Advances Optical Methods and Neurotechnologies

Electrical and Computer Engineering Assistant Professor Weijian Yang’s goal is to decode how the brain works in various processes, such as learning and memory formation, through the development of advanced optical methods and neurotechnologies to record and modulate brain activity. Additional interdisciplinary research has applications in biomedical imaging and smart health.

Taking Two from the CHEST

Many of the ECE student members who participate in UC Davis CHEST Center quickly secure positions in academia and industry after graduation where they go on to share the things they learned at the UC Davis CHEST Center for the benefit of others.

What we learned at the 2022 ECEDHA Workshop

Toluwa Odemuyiwa and Begum Kasap, two women pursuing advanced degrees in engineering, share highlights from their attendance at the Electrical & Computer Engineering Department Heads association (ECEDHA) iREDEFINE Workshop in New Orleans.

Dr. Jovana Veselinović Receives the 2022 Zuhair A. Munir Award

In five years at UC Davis, Dr. Jovana Veselinović conducted groundbreaking interdisciplinary work on using nanoporous gold to detect biomarkers of disease while falling in love with Davis. She is this year’s recipient of the College of Engineering’s Zuhair A. Munir Award for best doctoral dissertation.