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UCF Researcher to Investigate Microarchitectural Attacks Through NSF CAREER Award

May 20, 2024
  The websites you frequently visit and the software programs you use could leave behind clues that make your computer vulnerable to a cyberthreat known as a microarchitectural attack. But one UCF researcher is investigating the cause of these attacks, and discovering ways to prevent them, through a $550,000 grant from the National Science Foundation.…

ECE Faculty, Staff, Students Honored at Founders’ Day Ceremonies

April 3, 2024
  Every year on the first Wednesday of April, UCF honors the outstanding accomplishments and contributions of our people on Founders’ Day, our annual celebration of the employees, faculty and students who keep reaching for the stars. More than 150 faculty members were recognized across the university, including several from the College of Engineering and…

Raj Mittra Receives USNC-URSI Distinguished Radio Science Award

May 1, 2023
Raj Mittra, a courtesy professor in the UCF Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, was awarded the Distinguished Radio Science Award by the U.S. National Committee for the International Union of Radio Science (USNI-URSI). The inaugural award is a prestigious honor that recognizes the overall impact of a researcher’s career in the field of radio…

Kenle Chen Receives NSF CAREER award

February 3, 2023
Congratulations to assistant professor Kenle Chen! He has received an NSF CAREER award for his research, Non-Reciprocally-Coupled Load-Modulation Platform for Next-Generation High-Power Magnetic-Less Fully-Directional Radio Front Ends. The project aims to establish the theoretical foundation and practical design methodologies for high-power magnetic-less fully-directional RF front-ends based on NRC-LM.

ECE Faculty Member Honored Among 2022 UCF Luminary Awardees

November 14, 2022
Six faculty members were lauded for being leaders and making impacts in their fields during UCF’s annual Luminary Awards. The Luminary Awards are designed to recognize some of UCF’s brightest stars who shine a positive light on UCF and on their respective fields, as well as illuminate a path of discovery for those who will…

UCF Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering Alumni Honored for Career Achievements

November 14, 2022
To understand a university’s role in shaping the future of the world, a closer look at the 16 University of Central Florida alumni who were recently honored by the College of Engineering and Computer Science is a good start. Industry leaders, entrepreneurs, scientists — and a retired NASA astronaut-turned-artist — were honored Oct. 14 for…

Lockheed Martin Awards Research Grant to Rickard Ewetz

October 6, 2022
Lockheed Martin Awards Research Grant to Rickard Ewetz Lockheed Martin Corporation has awarded a $150K research grant to UCF Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering associate professor Rickard Ewetz, Ph.D., to investigate robust intelligent systems based on explainability. The one-year project will involve two Ph.D. students and several undergraduate researchers. Neural network models have surpassed…

Marc Jean and Ashkan Farhangi Receive ECE’s Inaugural Best Graduate Teaching Assistant Award

August 31, 2022
Congratulations to Ashkan Farhangi! Where would we be without our graduate teaching assistants? The grads our faculty rely upon to prepare lectures, teach classes and mentor our students – duties they perform in addition to working on their own research – are amongst the most impactful individuals in the department. To honor their contributions, the…

Muhammad Rashed Receives David T. and Jane M. Donaldson Memorial Graduate Scholarship

August 24, 2022
Muhammad Rashed has been selected to receive the prestigious David T. and Jane M. Donaldson Memorial Graduate Scholarship for the 2022-2023 academic year. The scholarship is awarded to a CECS graduate student demonstrating outstanding academic and research achievements and comes with a monetary award of $4,000. “I am sincerely honored to have been selected for…

UCF Awards Five ECE Faculty with Promotions and Tenure

June 7, 2022
UCF Awards Five ECE Faculty with Promotions and Tenure Consideration for promotion and tenure takes nearly an entire academic year as faculty are evaluated on three main areas: research, teaching, and service Eighty-nine UCF faculty received promotions and another 48 earned tenure status for the 2021-22 cycle following a rigorous evaluation process. The Department of…