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Bowers – Facebook donates $1.5M to IEE

Bowers – Facebook Donates $1.5 Million to the IEE

Facebook donates $1.5 million to UC Santa Barbara's Institute for Energy Efficiency in support of data center efficiency research

Tanya Das – New Chief of Staff to the Office of Science in the DOE

Tanya Das – New Chief of Staff to the Office of Science in the DOE

Das, who received her PhD in ECE from UCSB in 2017, has been appointed to the senior position by President Joe Biden’s administration

Parhami – IEEE CS Distinguished Visitor

Parhami – IEEE CS Distinguished Visitor

The Computer Society recognizes Prof. Behrooz Parhami as an authority in his field to "present engaging, state-of-the-art technical talks" to the Society’s professional and student members

Bowers – New Federally-funded AIM Photonics Program

Bowers – Part of a New Federally-funded AIM Photonics Program

NY Creates announces the new $19M AIM Photonics program that includes ECE Prof. John Bowers and UC Santa Barbara's AIM Photonics West Coast Headquarters