2020 News

October 15, 2020

Two ECE projects with high-impact potential seeking to solve grand challenges of energy efficiency awarded seed funding from UCSB’s Institute for Energy Efficiency 

September 29, 2020

UCSB Electrical Engineer Junkai Jiang and Sociologist Annie Hikido receive 2020 Winifred and Louis Lancaster Dissertation Awards

September 14, 2020

In its 2021 listing of the “Top Public Schools,” U.S. News & World Report ranks UC Santa Barbara No. 6

August 13, 2020

Archie L. Holmes (PhD EE '97) has been named the next executive vice chancellor of academic affairs at The University of Texas System by Chancellor James B. Milliken

July 24, 2020

ECE PhD Joseph McMahan receives Outstanding Dissertation Award honorable mention from ACM SIGARCH/IEEE CS TCCA

June 18, 2020

College of Engineering Dean Rod Alferness and ECE Professor Jonathan Klamkin interviewed about the strict safety protocols and modifications for on-campus research operations gradually resuming after COVID-19 cessation

June 17, 2020

UV lights — those emitting in the very short, ultraviolet, wavelengths — are promising to disinfect masks for reuse, as well as to decontaminate shared surfaces and spaces and neutralize the virus in recirculated air

June 17, 2020

ECE Prof. John Bowers, his postdoc Lin Chang and researchers lead project that revolutionizes photonic systems

June 15, 2020

Prof. Jonathan Klamkin's DARPA project aimed at addressing energy-consumption issues associated with lasers, the sources of light in photonic integrated circuits (PICs)

June 13, 2020

Prof. Ramtin Pedarsani's award recognizes outstanding papers that lie at the intersection of communications and information theory