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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…

ECE Researcher Receives NSF CAREER Award

April 19, 2022
Brian Kim, an assistant professor in the UCF Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, has been recognized by the National Science Foundation with a Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) award for his research proposal, Superresolution Neurochemical Probe Using Stochastic Neurotransmitter Localization. The NSF CAREER is a highly-competitive grant awarded to up-and-coming faculty researchers who serve…

ECE Alumnus Receives UCF’s Highest Student Honor

April 19, 2022
Recent graduate Christopher Clifford ’21 was one of 26 students honored by UCF with the Order of Pegasus. Awarded each spring, the distinction is the university’s most prestigious student honor. Clifford, an electrical engineering major with a bioengineering minor, was president of the Type 1 Group at UCF, a community that helps students transition to…

Zhihua Qu Honored by ECEDHA

April 19, 2022
Zhihua Qu, Pegasus Professor and former chair of the UCF Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, has received the Outstanding Leadership and Service Award from the prestigious ECE Department Head Association (ECEDHA). The award is given to professionals who have displayed a sustained record of leadership and service, and who have contributed significantly to the…

ECE Alumni Selected for UCF’s Outstanding Thesis and Dissertation Awards

April 6, 2022
Alumni from the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering received university-level research excellence awards at the annual Founders Day Convocation. The honors are awarded to those who have displayed exceptional quality and contributions in their completed theses and dissertations. Shraddha Nehate ‘16MS ’21PhD received the Award for Outstanding Dissertation for “Characterization of Hydrogenated Boron Carbide…

Rahnavard Honored by UCF for Excellence in Mentoring Doctoral Students

April 6, 2022
Electrical and computer engineering professor Nazanin Rahnavard, Ph.D. received UCF’s Award for Faculty Excellence in Mentoring Doctoral Students at this year’s Founders Day Honors Convocation. The honor is given to faculty who demonstrate unprecedented dedication in guiding their Ph.D. students on their academic and professional journeys. “I am extremely honored and humbled to be recognized…

Dr. Zhishan Guo Wins Reach for the Stars Award

April 6, 2022
Assistant professor Zhishan Guo was one of five UCF faculty honored with UCF’s Reach for the Stars award. The honor recognizes early-career professionals with highly successful research and creative activity with a national or international impact. It is second only to the Pegasus Professor Award, UCF’s highest faculty honor. Together this year’s honorees have secured…

UCF Electrical and Computer Engineering Graduate Programs Rise in National Rankings

April 6, 2022
All nine eligible programs in the College of Engineering and Computer Science ranked in the top 50 for public institutions, and top 75 overall. UCF is one of the best universities in the nation for students looking to continue their education and advance their careers in a wide range of professional areas, including computer science…

Jun Wang and Greg Welch Elected as IEEE Fellows for Career Achievements

January 20, 2022
Two UCF professors are being honored as 2022 fellows by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), a prestigious national distinction. The IEEE announced its new cohort of 311 fellows earlier this month. Their fellowships bring the total number of IEEE fellows at UCF to 17, underscoring the national prominence of UCF professors among…

RTSS 2021 Best Industry Solution Award

December 13, 2021
Congratulations to Assistant Professor Zhishan Guo on receiving the Best Industry Solution Award at RTSS 2021 for the work entitled “Toward Real-Time Guaranteed Scheduling for Autonomous Driving Systems.” This is part of the ongoing efforts led by Associate Professor Yaser Fallah and Assistant Professor Zhishan Guo on Certifiable Autonomous Driving. IEEE Real-Time Systems Symposium (RTSS)…