29

Nov 2016

CONGRATULATIONS to ECE Florida student, Felipe Lenz Carvalho who is advised by Dr. Martin A. Uman. He has received the Outstanding International Student Award 2016 from the Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering. The International Student Awards Ceremony is celebrated each year in tandem with UF’s International Education Week and is sponsored by the UFIC.

02

Nov 2016

We are proud to announce that

Dr. Jose C. Principe has been recently awarded Don D. and Ruth S. Eckis Professorship in Electrical and Computer Engineering

This fund honors Donald D. "Don" and Ruth S. Eckis. Don Eckis attended Purdue University in Lafayette, Ind., for two years.

He was the chairman and chief executive officer for Don's Prize Foods-Frozen Meat Packers Inc. in Miami.

20

Nov 2015

Michael Fang delivers Keynotes: "A Collaborative Design of Spectrum Harvesting Networks" and "A Collaborative Design of Spectrum Harvesting Networks"

25

Aug 2015

The Women in Electrical & Computer Engineering would like to cordially invite you to our annual Welcome Brunch for incoming and transfer female students who are interested in studying Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or Biomedical Engineering at the University of Florida.

22

Jul 2015

We will miss Dr. Carroll. He was a former ECE Professor in electric power systems. Condolences from ECE to the Carroll family.

01

Apr 2015

Dr. Shea with Jim Proctor, Jr.(BSEE 1991), Jim Proctor Sr. (BSEE 1964) and James Proctor (projected BSEE 2020). The Proctor family supports ECE Florida with generous contributions used in communications hardware.

10

Mar 2015

Meyn and Ana Busic’s proposal, "Distributed Control for Renewable Integration in Smart Communities,” was awarded $150K from Google.

16

Oct 2014

“I will devote for the next 10 years all of my energies, all of my experience, all of my talents, and all of my abilities to achieve the aspirations you have for this great university to make it even greater than it is today.”

26

Sep 2014

EEL 5934 Neural Signals, Systems and Technology to be taught in Spring 2015

 

Spring 2015: EEL 5934

Neural Signals, Systems & Technology

Instructor: Karim G. Oweiss, Ph.D. Phone: (352) 294-1898 E-mail: koweiss@ufl.edu

Meeting Time and Location: Tuesdays 8:30AM-10:25AM, Thursdays 9:35AM-10:25AM in BLK 415

Credits: 3 credit hours

First Most Important Question: Why should I take this course?

Neural Engineering is an interdisciplinary field of research that focuses on novel tools and

22

Sep 2014

The new faculty in ECE and CISE had a new faculty lunch reception with good food and conversation on September 19, 2014. Shown in photo left to right, Toshi Nishida, Patrick Traynor, Kyla McMullen, Eakta Jain, Juan Gilbert, Christina Gardner-McCune, John Harris, and Karim Oweiss. Thanks to associate chairs Nishida (ECE) and Gilbert (CISE) for organizing. Several of the new faculty were absent and will attend the next ECE/CISE new faculty reception in January.

26

Aug 2014

Daniel Collotte and Kevin Runda, both graduates of the University of Florida Electrical Engineering program placed third at the annual Texas Instruments (TI) Innovation Challenge. They are shown here with Steve Lyle, Director of Engineering Workforce Development and University Marketing for Texas Instruments.

The team wowed the judges and Tiers with their universal interface cube and was awarded $5,000. There were over 800 participants in the competition! The department of Electrical and Computer Engineering is proud of this accomplishment.

20

Aug 2014

Dr. Harris welcomes over 150 new ECE graduate students with a unique presentation that included “A Few Famous Alumni” featuring Chris Malachowsky, Co- founder of Nvidia and Augi Lye, Founder and CEO of Trendy Entertainment.

 

06

Aug 2014

Five UF Electrical Engineering students win third place at the International Microwave Symposium which took place in Tampa, FL . The team is pictured from left to right: Tien-Yu Huang,  Jianxuan Tu, Chien-Ming Nieh, Changyu Wei, Meiyu Li . They were recognized for the High Sensitivity Radar competition with a final system weighing only 6 grams that featured a miniature antenna and coupler.

Jordan Street and Mark Parish

25

Jul 2014

Mark Parrish and Jordan Street won the 2014 IEEE Industrial Applications Society Myron Zucker Undergraduate Student Design Contest. They entered their GatorPilot project which also won the ECE senior design competition in the spring semester.
Daniela Oliveira

11

Jul 2014

Dr. Oliveira was just hired under the Big Data initiative with preeminence faculty funding. 83 of the nation's brightest young engineers have been selected to take part in the National Academy of Engineering's (NAE) 20th annual U.S. Frontiers of Engineering symposium.

08

Apr 2014

Mr. Yuanxiong Guo, a grduate student supervised by Dr. Michael Fang and Dr. Pramod Khargonekar, has accepted an assistant professor position in the area of smart grid in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Oklahoma State University. Congratulations! 

26

Jan 2014

Prof. Haniph A. Latchman and his former Ph.D. Student Dr. Srinivas Katar along with two other colleagues have published the book “HomePlug AV and IEEE 1901 – A Handbook for PLC Designers and Users”.
UF AES recording session

13

Dec 2013

The UF Audio Engineering Society recorded its first holiday album with all proceeds donated to charity. Click on the photo for info for how to purchase.
Amir Rubin

25

Nov 2013

Amir Rubin is CEO and Chief Parakeet of Paracosm is making a splash with his second startup company. Paracosm recently won the Gainesville Area Innovation Network's "ShootOut," with 16 local startups.

24

Oct 2013

The ECE faculty edged the IEEE students 21-17 in their semesterly basketball competition. The students put up a valiant effort and vow to win the rematch in the spring.
Newsletter cover

26

Sep 2013

In the Fall 2013 edition of the newsletter, you can read about how ECE professors are “flipping” classes to better engage students, new technology for controlling mosquitoes, the uniting of academia and industry, and other faculty, student, and alumni news.
Jerry Fossum Book

29

Aug 2013

Jerry Fossum published a new textbook on the Fundamentals of Ultra-Thin-Body MOSFETs and FinFETs. Dr. Fossum is Distinguished Professor Emeritus of ECE and a Fellow of the IEEE.

25

Aug 2013

Dr. Michael Fang delivered a keynote on 9 August, 20013, at the 8th International Conference on Wireless Algorithms, Systems, and Applications (WASA'2013), 7-10 August, 2013, Zhangjiajie, China
CHREC team

10

Aug 2013

ECE professors Alan George, Herman Lam, and Greg Stitt and their students in the NSF Center for High-Performance Reconfigurable Computing (CHREC) will be funded with $2M from the US Department of Energy for the study of next-generation supercomputers and applications up to Exascale.

14

May 2013

There is a lot of lightning during the summer months in Florida. When there is lightning, you should go inside immediately.

14

May 2013

Signal Processing can be used in Epilepsy, brain tumors, cancer, nicotene detection, dental research, blood analysis.

 

Scott Thompson

30

Oct 2012

Dr. Thompson is a professor of Electrical Engineering at the University of Florida focusing on advanced transistor technologies. Dr. Thompson also started a 55 person low power technology company called SuVolta and is responsible for developing SuVolta’s advanced low power technology platforms.

15

Nov 2016

We congratulate PhD student, Robert Karam, for receiving the best paper award at the IEEE BioCAS (Biomedical Circuits and Systems) Conference (www.biocas2016.org) in Shanghai, China. The paper is titled “Ultralow-power Data Compression for Implantable Bladder Pressure Monitor: Algorithm and Hardware Implementation” This was a collaborative project with Robert KaramDr. Bhunia from UF and researchers from the L. Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center and Cleveland Clinic. IIRC the conference had about 150 accepted papers, 300+ submissions, and 3 best paper awards.

16

Dec 2015

Fang was honored for distinguished research and teaching contributions to the field of electrical and computer engineering, particularly for wireless network design and cybersecurity.

20

Nov 2015

UF-ECE Faculty lead 2015 IEEE International Conference on Smart Grid Communications to a Successful Completion The Sixth IEEE International Conference on Smart Grid Communications was a great success. It was brought to Florida for the first time by general co-chair Haniph Latchman and Lead TPC Co-Chair Janise McNair.

15

Oct 2015

With a $50 million catalyst gift from Dr. Herbert & Nicole Wertheim and the Dr. Herbert & Nicole Wertheim Family Foundation, the college has embarked on a $300 million public-private partnership that will leverage support from the state, the university and from private donors, resulting in the biggest transformation in our 105-year history.

04

Sep 2015

Professor Jenshan Lin’s Ph D student, Ms. Ron-Chi Kuo, USA won the Best Paper Award of the 2015 IEEE Wireless Power Transfer Conference.

12

Feb 2015

Dr. Xian-He Sun from the Illinois Institute of Technology visited ECE this week to present a talk on Parallelism for High Performance Data Processing: A Rethinking.

03

Feb 2015

WECE hosted Newberry Elementary's science and technology field trip to ECE Florida which was filled with hands-on demonstrations and experiments for the children to participate in.

16

Dec 2014

The Computer-E award and Electric-E Awards are awarded to students whose upper-division GPA and major’s core courses GPA are both above a 3.9.

22

Oct 2014

Alumni Accomplishment: Changzhi Li, a former student of Dr. Jenshan Lin, is an Associate Professor in the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering at Texas Tech University. Changzhi just received news that he will be awarded both the ASEE Terman Award and the IEEE-HKN Outstanding Young Professional Award for 2014. Read full details here: http://www.depts.ttu.edu/ece/department/news/ Last year Changzhi received the prestigious NSF CAREER award. Changzhi earned his MS in ECE in 2007 and his PhD in ECE in 2009 from the UNiversity of Florida.

06

Oct 2014

Professor Oliver Wu was chosen as the general chair of the 2015 IEEE Global Conference on Signal and Information Processing (GlobalSIP). This is a flagship conference of the IEEE Signal Processing Society and will be held in Orlando, FL, USA, December 14--16, 2015.

25

Sep 2014

On August 7th 2014, NSF awarded a new Industry/University Collaborative Research Center (I/UCRC) on Multi-functional Integrated System Technology (MIST). The MIST Center is led at UF under the direction of Dr. Toshi Nishida and Dr. David Arnold, with partner site at UCF led by Dr.  Peter Yuan and Dr. Joe Cho.  The 5-year Phase-I MIST Center funding consists of $557,500 from NSF.  Total projected 5-year funding including industry memberships is $4,800,000.

 

08

Sep 2014

WECE celebrated the arrival of new students with a welcome brunch! It was attended by 40 new students to the ECE department. Delicious food was served and students had the opportunity to socialize and learn about the wealth of support within the organization and the department.

WECE plans several extracurricular activities and social events throughout the year.

25

Aug 2014

ECE Undergrad coordinator Henry Zmuda welcoming new freshman and transfer students after the engineering convocation. The College of Engineering welcomed a record number of new students at the Engineering Student Convocation on Friday, August 22, 2014. The ECE and CISE departments co-hosting a reception for new undergraduate students in electrical engineering, computer engineering and computer science.

06

Aug 2014

Dr. Eric Schwartz and the SubjuGator team earned second place and a $5000 check at the 17th Annual International RoboSub Competition in San Diego. Congratulations to all!

01

Aug 2014

Dr. Lin and his former PhD student Changzhi Li have published Microwave Noncontact Motion Sensing and Analysis. Dr. Li is now an Assistant Professor at Texas Tech University.
PropaGator Team

14

Jul 2014

The PropaGator team placed second at the 7th Annual International RoboBoat Competition July 8-13 in Virginia Beach, VA. Congrats to Prof. Eric Schwartz and all team members!

08

May 2014

Dr. Michael Fang co-chaired the 33rd IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM) held in Toronto, Canada, 27 April-2May, 2014, with attendance over 800 people all around globe. INFOCOM is considered to be the top networking conference sponsored by IEEE with acceptance rate below 20%. This year's INFOCOM has received over 1600 papers with accept rate 19%.

Andrew Gray with quadcopter

17

Apr 2014

PhD Student Andrew Gray, was just awarded a Google Scholarship for American Veterans. As part of this scholarship he will also participate in a Google retreat for a week in June. Andy is the robot boat team leader and a member of the SubjuGator team. 

08

Apr 2014

Linke Guo, a graduate student supervised by Michael Fang, has accepted an assistant professor position in the area of cybersecurity in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Binghamton University (State University of New York). Congratulations!

19

Mar 2014

Graduate student Daniel Kotovsky recently spent the month of January in Antarctica at McMurdo and South Pole Stations as part of Dr. Robert Moore’s research group. Daniel was onsite to perform yearly maintenance and make sure the receivers at each site would run through the long Antarctica winter.

02

Jan 2014

Prof. John Shea received the Ellersick Award from the IEEE Communicaitons Society for the best paper at the 2013 Military Communications Conference (MILCOM) in San Diego.  The award is for the paper "Graph Matching-Based Topology Reconfiguration Algorithm for Systems of Networked Autonomous Vehicles."  The paper is authored by ECE postdoc Dr. Leenhapat Navaravong, Prof. Shea, Dr. Eduardo Pasiliao, Jr. of the Air Force Research Laboratory, and Prof. Warren Dixon.

Jian Li photo w paper

11

Dec 2013

Jian Li won the 2013 best paper award by the IEEE Signal Processing Society for her paper on "Exact and Approximate Solutions of Source Localization Problems".
Mark Law photo

10

Nov 2013

The Semiconductor Industry Association honored Mark Law with the 2013 University Researcher Award for his exceptional contributions to semiconductor research.

14

May 2013

Amazing new research in the C^3 Lab.

01

May 2013

Graduate Students Michael Mitchell (right) and Daniel Kotovsky (left) working on research with Dr. Robb Moore in Antartica.
Jack Judy photo

12

Oct 2012

Dr. Jack Judy joins ECE as the Intel Nanotechnology Endowed Chair/NIMET Director. Dr. Judy was formerly a professor at UCLA and a program manager in the Microsystems Technology Office of DARPA.