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Camsari – Randomness for Probabilistic Computing

Camsari – Randomness for Probabilistic Computing

Kerem Camsari, an ass't. prof. of ECE, and colleagues conceive a device usually associated with stable information storage can be modified to be extremely sensitive to thermal noise, offering a source of randomness for probabilistic computing

ECE Professors – 2 New LED Research Papers

UCSB researchers that include ECE Professors Shuji Nakamura (Materials), Steve DenBaars, Jonathan Klamkin and Jonathan Schuller reveal phosphor-free white LEDs and separately new light extraction technique

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

Parhami – IEEE CS Distinguished Visitor

Parhami – IEEE CS Distinguished Visitor

The Computer Society recognizes ECE 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