Research

Catching up with the Şeker Lab: Serendipity and Collaboration

Erkin Şeker, associate professor of electrical and computer engineering, and his team have adapted a pre-Columbian era jewelry making process to create the nanoporous gold they use for biomedical applications. “Depletion gilding [purifying gold by removing other elements] would start with an alloy of copper and gold called tumbaga. Artisans would use a chemical reaction to remove the copper and leave behind the gold, which gives the golden finish to the artifacts.

UC Davis ASEEC laboratory and NSF CHEST Center Received 2020 NSF Computing Innovation Fellow Award

UC Davis ASEEC laboratory and NSF CHEST Center received the 2020 NSF Computing Innovation Fellow award. As part of the award ASEEC lab is glad to host Dr. Soheil Salehi research on the topic of "SHIELD: Secure Hardware for IoT using Emerging-devices against side-channeL Deep-learning attacks”. This proposal aims to devise novel and effective approaches for securing Internet of Things (IoT) hardware against cutting edge Deep learning-based Power Side-channel Attacks (DeePSAs) using emerging devices. Congratulations to Dr. Soheil Salehi and welcome to UC Davis.

CHEST Center Inspires Congressional Action

Last week U.S. Representatives Steve Chabot (R-Westwood), Mike Turner (R-Dayton) and Marcia Fudge (D-Cleveland) submitted to the House Rules Committee an amendment to the 2021 National Defense Authorization Act to help bolster cyber security efforts nationwide. The amendment passed last Monday by the U.S.

Professor William Putnam’s Research Group Publishes Article Regarding Integrated Lightwave Electronics

Professor William Putnam's research group, with collaborators at MIT, has published work demonstrating integrated optical detectors that behave like conventional electronic diodes operating at optical frequencies of ~250 THz. These detectors can sense the instantaneous electric field of rapidly oscillating light waves and may find applications ranging from future remote sensing of astronomical objects to chemical analysis of gases.

Hihath Research Group’s Article Regarding an On‐Chip Break Junction System, Highlighted in Advanced Functional Materials

 

Electrical and Computer Engineering Professor Josh Hihath, and the Hihath Research Group have published an article titled, “An On‐Chip Break Junction System for Combined Single‐Molecule Conductance and Raman Spectroscopies” that aims to provide a reliable platform, characterization, and application of single‐molecule electronic systems in the future.