ECE News

February 20, 2024

ECE and Materials Profs. Steven DenBaars and Shuji Nakamura collaborate with ChemE Prof. Phillip Christopher to engineer a solid-state laser customized to power more efficient light-driven catalysis

February 14, 2024

ECE Research & Emeritus Professor Larry Coldren receives the 2023 International Symposium on Compound Semiconductors (ISCS) Heinrich Welker Award at the Compound Semiconductor Week (CSW)

January 1, 2024

ECE Professor Jason Marden elected a 2024 fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) 

December 22, 2023

Profs. U. MishraS. DenBaars & S. Nakamura part of the history of UCSB's Material Research Lab's Interdisciplinary Research Groups

December 21, 2023

ECE Prof. John Bowers and Caltech Prof. K. Vahala research groups make a breakthrough in the way the short pulses form in an important new material called ultra-low-loss silicon nitride (ULL nitride).

December 21, 2023

ECE Prof. Joao Hespanha a co-PI with fellow UCSB CS Profs. C. Kruegel, A. Singh, and Director G. Vigna of the ACTION Institute which is leading a new effort combining humans and AI to protect critical connected systems

December 19, 2023

Umesh Mishra, the personable and highly respected longtime UCSB ECE professor, shares his vision for building on the greatness of the College of Engineering

December 17, 2023

Convergence (F23): the Magazine of Engineering and the Sciences at UC Santa Barbara

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