Media & News
Congratulations to Drs. Cliff Zou and Joe LaViola
Monday, April 29,2013
Congratulations to both Dr. Cliff Zou and Joe LaViola on winning TIP awards this year.
Congratulations to Dr. Ken Stanley
Monday, April 29,2013
Congratulations to Dr. Ken Stanley, whose recent article, "Evolvability Is Inevitable: Increasing Evolvability without the Pressure to Adapt," was published at Science Daily. The article also can be found here.
Dr. Kien Hua becomes Pegasus Professor
Saturday, April 06,2013
Dr. Kien A. Hua was officially made a Pegasus professor at the Founder's day convocation on April 3, 2013. He joins a group of distinguished colleagues who have been recognized as exemplars in the excellence with which they accomplish each component of the university’s tri-partite mission of teaching research and service. Dr. Hua was instrumental in transforming UCF into a research university. Dr. Hua is internationally recognized in research, as an IEEE fellow, and has 10 best paper awards from conferences. He is one of the ten most cited authors at UCF. Dr. Hua is an excellent teacher, having won UCF's TIA award three times. He has also done significant work aiding local businesses.
Prof. Gita Sukthankar wins Research Incentive Award
Wednesday, March 27,2013
In recognition of her outstanding research efforts, Dr. Gita Sukthankar won a UCF Research Incentive Award for the 2012-2013 academic year.
Congratulations to ECE students Kalyan Karnati and Tianjiao Li
Monday, March 18,2013
ECE Ph.D. students Kalyan Karnati and Tianjiao Li (both advised by Xun Gong) received the student paper competition honorable mention award (out of 139 participants) in 2013 IEEE AP-S International Symposium. Congratulations!
2014 USNWR Rankings
Thursday, March 14,2013
In the 2014 US News & World Report rankings, UCF's Electrical Engineering program was ranked 55 out of 134 ranked programs, and UCF's Computer Engineering program was ranked 58 out of 94 ranked programs.
Congratulations to UCF's Collegiate Cyber Defense Club
Friday, March 08,2013
The Collegiate Cyber Defense Club's competition team won 1st Place and also Best-in-Services at the 2013 Southeast Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition ( seccdc.org ) held March 5-7 at Kennesaw State University in Georgia. This is UCF's first appearance in this annual competition jointly sponsored by Deloitte and the Department of Homeland Security. This places UCF as the top collegiate cyber defense team in the 7-state southeast region. The team now advances to compete in the National Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition ( nationalccdc.org ) on April 19-21 in San Antonio, Texas.
CRA-W/CDC Distinguished Lecture Series
Friday, March 01,2013
The CRA-W/CDC Distinguished Lecture Series jointly presented by Florida Institute of Technology, Rollins College, and UCF, will be on March 26, 2013 starting at 4:30pm in HEC 101. Visit http://crawcdc.eecs.ucf.edu for more information.
Congratulations to Dr. Mostafa Bassiouni
Wednesday, February 06,2013
Congratulations to Dr. Mostafa Bassiouni for winning the 2013 College Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching Award.
Congratulations to Dr. Joseph LaViola
Wednesday, February 06,2013
Congratulations to Dr. Joseph LaViola for winning the 2013 College Excellence in Graduate Teaching Award.
Retirement Reception for Dr. Bernard DeLoach
Dr. Bernard C. DeLoach Jr. receives an award for his twenty years of service as a Courtesy Professor in the Department of EECS.
EECS Moves Dramatically to 57 in Graduate Ranking
The Department of EECS is ranked 57th in Electrical Engineering graduate programs according to the 2010 U.S. News & World Report America's Best Graduate Schools! Last year, EE was 65 on the list and was UCF's highest ranked graduate program. For five straight years, EE has moved up in these prestigious rankings.
Howard Lance, Harris CEO, receives honorary Doctor of Science
Harris Corp. Receives UCF Research Award from EECS
The 2009 Industry Research Sponsor Award from the Department of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science was been presented to long-time partner, Harris Corporation at the School's 2009 EECS Industry Day on April 24. Dr. Issa Batarseh, EECS
Chair, presented Mr. Craig Miller, vice president of research at Harris Corp., with this year's annual award, which recognizes one company for its consistent support of research activities at the school.
"The UCF Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science is playing a key role in expanding the technology base of Central Florida and in preparing the highly skilled workforce upon which Harris and other technology companies rely," said Kent Buchanan, chief technology officer of Harris and vice president of Engineering for its Government Communications Systems business. "Harris has had a strong relationship with UCF for many years and some 690 graduates are employed at every level of our organization. We are honored to receive the 2009 Industry Research Sponsor award."