Department of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science
Department of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science

Rickard Ewetz

Current Ph.D. students:
  • Muhammed Rashed (spring 2020)
  • Sven Thijssen (summer 2020)
  • Shravya Channamadhavuni (fall 2020)
  • Suraj Singireddy, co-advisor (fall 2020)
  • Dominic Simon (spring 2022)
  • Chase Walker (fall 2022)
  • Shifat Hossain (fall 2022)
  • Farhan Fuad (fall 2022)

  • Current MS students:
  • Adam Paul

  • Current undergraduate students:
  • Paco Balthazar
  • Amber Lett
  • Christopher Onyiuke
  • Skylar Marosi
  • Atandra Mahalder
  • Garrett Rocks
  • Dahlia La Pommeray
  • D'Antae Aronne

  • The following position openings are available:
  • Ph.D. students - (multiple funded positions currently available)
  • M.S. students
  • Undergraduate students

  • I am recruiting skilled, self-motivated, and hardworking undergraduate students, M.S. students, and Ph.D. students to my research group. Ph.D. students will be provided financial support as a research or teaching assistant in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department. I encourage M.S. who want to work with me to conntact me during your first semester at UCF (M.S. students are typically not funded). If you are an undergraudate student and you enjoyed COP 3502 Computer Science I or COP 3503 Computer Science II, you will most likely enjoy my research. If you are interested, please send your resume/GRE/TOFEL to, or stop by Dr. Ewetz's office at HEC-235.

    Prefered skills for PhD positions:
  • GRE 310+ and 3.50+/4.00 GPA.
  • Proficient in Python, C, or C++.
  • Courses on algorithms and data structures.
  • Courses on AI and ML.
  • Experience with Pytorch or TensorFlow.
  • Experience writing Python/C/C++ programs with hundreds or thousands of lines of code.

  • Students with an B.S. or M.S. in Computer Engineering or Computer Science are typically preferred for Ph.D. positions.

    Ph.D. graduates:
  • Andy Michel, Fall 2021, first employment: Lockheed Martin Corp.
  • Necati Uysal Fall 2021, first employment: Cadence
  • Baogang Zhang, Summer 2021, first employment: Qualcomm

  • Master graduates:
  • Sharvil Shah, Summer 2022, first employment Intel.

  • Computing resources:
  • Stokes - CPU server
  • Newton - GPU server

  • University of Central Florida