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Six Papers by UCF Electrical and Computer Engineering Researchers Presented at ICCAD’23

November 28, 2023
  Six papers by UCF Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering researchers were presented at the ACM/IEEE International Conference on Computer-Aided Design (ICCAD), held from Oct. 29 to Nov. 2, 2023, in San Francisco. This year, UCF had the most first-authored papers among all U.S. institutions, ahead of Georgia Tech, which had five first-authored papers.…

UCF Receives 3 Minority Serving Institution Awards to Promote Collaborations with NASA

November 27, 2023
The funding is designed to foster long-term partnerships between NASA and MSIs and to give eligible research projects the chance to pursue larger grants in the future.   Three research projects from the University of Central Florida have been selected for NASA Minority University Research and Education Project Partnership Annual Notification (MPLAN) awards. The grants,…

UCF Receives $1.5M NSF Grant to Improve Energy Efficiency of Wireless Communications

November 16, 2023
The award, provided through the National Science Foundation’s Addressing Systems Challenges through Engineering Teams program, aims to address problems surrounding engineering systems and networks.   Wireless devices consume more than just the hours users spend scrolling through social media, streaming podcasts and TV shows, and playing games. The networks used to connect these devices also…

UCF Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering Hires 12 New Faculty

August 21, 2023
  Twelve new faculty members are joining the UCF Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science for the 2023-2024 academic year. This highly-qualified group of researchers and educators brings a wide range of expertise in their respective fields, from security and artificial intelligence in VLSI technology to micro- and nanoscale devices and materials for extreme…

UCF Awards Six ECE Faculty with Promotions and Tenure

July 20, 2023
  One-hundred-forty-three UCF faculty members, including six from the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, recently achieved significant career milestones in earning promotions and tenure for the 2022-23 cycle. The approved faculty­ underwent a rigorous evaluation of their work and performance by peers, college and university leaders that took nearly an academic year. Tenure is…

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…

Ronald DeMara Named AAAS Fellow

February 8, 2023
Ronald DeMara, Pegasus Professor at the UCF Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, has been named a Fellow of American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). The distinction, one of the most distinguished honors in the scientific community, recognizes outstanding efforts to advance science and its applications. “AAAS is proud to elevate these standout…

ECE Associate Professor Arthur Weeks Retires After 35 Years at UCF

September 23, 2022
ECE Associate Professor Arthur Weeks Retires After 35 Years at UCF Art Weeks receives an award of appreciation for his years of service to UCF, presented by Sam Richie on behalf of the ECE family The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering hosted a celebration of service to honor associate professor Dr. Arthur “Art” Weeks,…

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…