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Professor Hooman Rashtian Receives the 2019-20 College of Engineering Outstanding Faculty Teaching Award

Please join us in congratulating Dr. Hooman Rashtian, Assistant Professor of Teaching Electrical and Computer Engineering at UC Davis, as the recipient of the 2019-20 College of Engineering Outstanding Faculty Teaching Award! 

"I am honored to receive this award! This recognition will put more responsibility on my shoulders to work harder toward achieving the goals of the college and department in improving students' academic experience at UC Davis," said Professor Rashtian. 

Professor Jeremy Munday Receives DARPA Director’s Fellowship Award

Professor Jeremy Munday has received the 2020 DARPA Director's Fellowship Award. This award is given to faculty early in their careers such that they may develop their research ideas in the context of national security needs, and is only given to top performers of the already very selective DARPA Young Faculty Award recipients. In 2018, Professor Munday received one of twenty-five DARPA Young Faculty Awards.

In Memoriam: John Churchill

By Rachel Steere

Electrical and computer engineering (ECE) emeritus professor John Churchill, known as “Jack”, passed away on March 15, 2020 at the age of 86.

Dr. Zhi Ding Advances to Distinguished Professor

Please join us in celebrating the advancement of Dr. Zhi Ding to Distinguished Professor rank.   Consistent with the goal of recognizing outstanding Senate faculty, UC Davis established the title of Distinguished Professor for faculty in the professorial series who have achieved the highest level of scholarship. These are scholars whose work has been internationally recognized and acclaimed and whose teaching performance is excellent. The title Distinguished Professor is the highest campus-level faculty title.   Through the years, Prof.

The First Ever ECExpo 2020

The Electrical and Computer Engineering Department would like to thank everyone who was able to make it out to our first UC Davis ECExpo. This was an event full of great opportunities for both our undergraduate and graduate students. The UC Davis ECExpo was a unique and exclusive opportunity for industry partners, alumni, students and friends to collaborate, network, learn about technical innovations and research directions in the ECE department. A keynote talk “Towards Hardware Cybersecurity” was given by Professor Houman Homayoun who recently joined the department.

PhD Student Nguyen Nguyen Awarded IEEE Graduate Fellowship 2020

On February 12th, 2020, PhD Student, Nguyen L.K. Nguyen was among the few graduate students around the world, who were awarded the prestigious Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Microwave Theory and Techniques Society (MTT-S) Graduate Fellowship 2020 and will be honored at the 2020 International Microwave Symposium in June 2020 in Los Angeles.