2021 News

December 22, 2021

ECE Prof. B.S. Manjunath and four Materials professors receive an NSF grant of $578,000 (2 years) to develop an ultrafast, ultrasensitive direct electron back-scattered diffraction (EBSD) instrument for the widely accessible scanning electron microscopes (SEMs) platform

December 21, 2021

ECE Ass't. Prof. Nina Miolane receives an NSF grant of $334,780 (3 years) for her research project that examines the need to rigorously understand and expand the data types to which deep-learning methods can be applied

December 17, 2021

UCSB's Solid State Lighting & Energy Electronics Center that advances SSL and energy efficient power switching, led by Profs. Steven DenBaars and Shuji Nakamura – gains a new collaborator U.K.-based electronics company SmartKem

December 17, 2021

ECE affiliated faculty and postdocs represented in Convergence: John Bowers, Chao Xiang, B.S. Manjunath, Angela Zhang, Nina Miolane

December 10, 2021

The multiple university center to pave the way for the next decade of compute interconnect. ECE Prof. John Bowers will investigate issues w/ integrating InAs quantum dot lasers w/ conventional silicon photonics

December 7, 2021

Henley Hall achieves LEED Platinum, wins 2021 American Architecture Award, other honors

December 3, 2021

ECE Professor James Buckwalter elevated to the rank of Fellow, the highest grade of membership that the institute confers upon its members

December 3, 2021

ECE Professor & Donald W. Whittier Distinguished Professor in ECE Umesh Mishra receives one of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) most prestigious honors – the 2022 Jun-ichi Nishizawa Medal

November 23, 2021

ECE Associate Professor Spencer LaVere Smith and his Neuroengineering & Neuroscience Lab (SLAB) develop a new microscope for imaging neural circuitry

November 17, 2021

Clarivate Analytics names ECE Professor John Bowers and eight other UC Santa Barbara scientists and social scientists to its 2021 list of highly cited researchers