ECE in COE Convergence (S21) mag

ECE affiliated faculty, alums and students represented in Convergence: Alferness, Moody, Bowers, Nakamura, Mostofi, José Hernández, Tanya Das and Emmanuel Kayede

cover of COE Convergence (S20) mag

Convergence – the Magazine of Engineering and the Sciences at UC Santa Barbara (Spring 2021 issue)

ECE in Convergence

"ECE Alumna Appointed Chief of Staff in Biden's Office of Science" (page 4)
Tanya Das (PhD EE '17) receives a senior position in the Dept. of Energy (DOE) by President Joe Biden's administration

"Facebook, IEE Partner to Pursue Data Center Efficiency" (page 5)
FB provides the Institute for Energy Efficiency with a three-year, $1.5 million grant to support research aimed at enhancing energy efficiency in data centers and in AI (Bowers)

"Recognizing Innovation" (page 10)
Galan Moody receives an NSF Early CAREER and a Defense University Research Instrumentation Program (DURIP) award from the DOD (Moody)

"Royal Recognition" (page 12)
Materials and ECE Professor Shuji Nakamura awarded a 2021 Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering (QEPrize)

"Space Tales" (page 13
A Netflix film project about the inspiring journey of UCSB alumnus astronaut José Hernández (MS EE '86)

"Photons & Quantum Computing" (page 22
Using light to generate qubit – A new grant supports the pursuit of a photonic platform for quantum computing (Moody)

"Focus on: Diversity, Equity, Inclusion" (page 25
The DEI landscape in the College of Engineering and STEM disciplines across campus (Alferness, Mostofi, Kayede)