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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…

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…

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…

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…

Congratulations to Dr. Jun Wang

December 13, 2021
Dr. Jun Wang is being recognized as an IEEE Fellow for his contributions to low-power disk storage system design! IEEE Fellow is “a distinction reserved for select IEEE members whose extraordinary accomplishments are deemed fitting of this prestigious grade elevation.” More News Stories  

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)…

Congratulations to Dr. George Atia

November 19, 2021
Dr. George Atia has been recently appointed to serve on the Editorial Board of the IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing (TSP) as an Associate Editor.

Congratulations to Dr. George Atia

July 27, 2021
Dr. Atia has received an NSF award from the Division of Computing and Communication Foundations (CCF) to explore new ways to design learning and inference methods that are robust to distributional uncertainty and data corruption.