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Ahmed Eltawil Wins Commercialization Award Showcase

Ahmed Eltawil Wins Commercialization Award Showcase

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Ahmed Eltawil won the 2016 Commercialization Award Showcase, which encourages commercialization of innovations from all fields of research and stimulates entrepreneurship at UCI. His mission is to create technology for enhancing the efficiency and capabilities of telecommunication systems. Professor Eltawil has founded a new company, Lextrum, to further advance this technology, develop strategic partnerships, and perform large scale field testing.

 

Gene Tsudik elected to The Academy of Europe

Gene Tsudik elected to The Academy of Europe

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Chancellor’s Professor of Computer Science Gene Tsudik has been elected a member of The Academy of Europe (Academia Europaea), the organization dedicated to the “advancement and propagation of excellence in scholarship in the humanities, law, the economic, social, and political sciences, mathematics, medicine, and all branches of natural and technological sciences anywhere in the world for the public benefit and for the advancement of the education of the public of all ages in the aforesaid subjects in Europe,” according to the organization’s website.

 

Workshop On Interacting with Robots Through Touch

September 13, 2016

9AM – 6PM

1517 Social and Behavioral Sciences Gateway, University of California, Irvine

Register at: http://www.socsci.uci.edu/~jkrichma/haptics_workshop.html

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Associate Project Scientist position available

The Center for Embedded Systems and Cyber-Physical Systems (CECS), jointly with the Institute for Virtual Environments and Computer Games (IVECG) anticipates one full-time Associate Project Scientist position to become available  in the area of Applied Cryptography and Embedded Systems (IoT) Security. Specific topics include: secure bootstrapping; secure updates, and remote attestation. This position requires the applicant to have a Ph.D. in Computer Science, and extensive experience with, and knowledge of: secure hardware, cryptography, FPGA prototyping, networking, and distributed/secure algorithms. Salary will be commensurate with qualification and experience.

Interested applicants should respond by applying through UCI’s Recruit website:

https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/apply/JPF03663

 

CECS Hosts IWCR 2016

 

CECS Winter 2016 Newsletter

eNews: Volume 16, Issue 1 –Winter Issue

Highlights:

Kurdahi and Nassar Receive ASP-DAC Best Paper Award
Al Faruque and Vatapavar Receive DATE Best Paper Award
CECS Seminar Series Highlights
Visitor Profile: Yi Li

eNews Winter 2016

 

CECS Seminar Series

Title:  “Area/speed tradeoffs in a retargetable FPGA-optimized processor core”

Speaker: Marko Zec, University of Zagreb

Date and Time: Friday, July 15, 2016 at 11:00am

Location: CECS Conference Room

Host:  Professor Daniel Gajski

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CECS Faculty Receive Research Seed Funding Awards

The UC Irvine Office of Research has announced the awardees of the Research Seed Funding Program and four CECS faculty are among the recipients. Prof. Mohammad Al Faruque was awarded for his proposal titled “Critical Infrastructure Forensics (CIF)”, Prof. Zoran Nenadic for his proposal titled “An Implantable Brain-computer Interface System For Restoring Lower Extremity Movement And Sensation After Neural Injuries”, Prof. Ahmed Eltawil for his proposal titled “Self-interference Cancellation In Full-duplex System”, and Prof. Jeffrey Krichmar for his proposal titled “A Nueromorphic Robot That Interacts With People Through Tactile Sensing And Bi-directional Learning”.

Congratulation to you all!

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Marco Levorato wins Hellman Fellows award for 2016-17

Marco Levorato wins Hellman Fellows award for 2016-17

Assistant Professor Marco Levorato won the 2016 Hellman Fellow award at UCI. This award helps promising junior faculty realize their full scientific and academic potential.

“I am truly honored to be the recipient of the Hellman Award, my objective is to facilitate the inclusion of citizens as the central component of city administration and systems. The fellowship will be used to develop a new link between citizens, technology and citywide services.”

 

IEEE Solid-State Circuits Society Webinar

IEEE Solid-State Circuits Society Webinar

payamPhoto“Fundamentals of Millimeter-Wave Frequency Generation and Synthesis in Silicon”, Presented by Payam Heydari

This webinar is free and open to all SSCS members.

Tue, May 31, 2016 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM PDT

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Assistant Project Scientist Position Available

The Center for Embedded Systems and Cyber-Physical Systems (CECS), jointly with the Donald Bren School of Information and Computer Sciences, anticipates the availability of an assistant project scientist position. The position involves performing research on algorithms with applications to networking, the Internet, and computer security and privacy, as well as analysis and visualization of software artifacts. A background in algorithm design and analysis would be desirable.

Interested applicants should respond by applying through UCI’s Recruit website: https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/apply/JPF03392

 

Circuits and Systems Seminar Series

Title:  “Adaptive Design: Tackling Variability Challenges in VLSI Circuits”

Speaker: Prof. Mingoo Seok, Columbia University, New York, NY

Date and Time: Friday, April 22, 2016 at 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Location: Engineering Hall 2430

Hosts: Professor Payam Heydari

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Distinguished Lecture Series

Title:  “Towards Computer-Aided Design of Electrical Energy Systems: Challenges and Solutions”

Speaker: Prof. Massimo Poncino, Polytechnic University of Turin, Italy

Date and Time: Friday, April 22, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Location: Engineering Hall 2430

Hosts: Professor Mohammad Al Faruque

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Al Faruque Received Research and Teaching Awards

Al Faruque Received Research and Teaching Awards

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CECS member and EECS Prof. Mohammad Al Faruque has recently received three awards recognizing his contributions to research and teaching excellence.  These awards include:

EECS Professor of the Year 2015-16 Award

Distinguished Poster Award in the Network and Distributed System Security 2016 Symposium

Design Automation & Test in Europe (DATE 2016) Best Paper Award

 

Al Faruque’s Team Finds Breach in Cyber-Security of 3-D Printers

Al Faruque’s Team Finds Breach in Cyber-Security of 3-D Printers

Professor MoAl Faruquehammad Al Faruque’s team has discovered that captured sounds from 3-D printers will allow the reverse engineering of source code, leading to a cyber-security threat to manufacturers. This finding is highlighted in the following articles:

http://www.newsweek.com/stealing-3d-printer-designs-sound-433147

http://science.sciencemag.org/content/352/6282/132.full

http://www.latimes.com/socal/daily-pilot/news/tn-dpt-me-0330-printing-hack-20160329-story.html

http://cacm.acm.org/news/199406-bad-vibrations-uci-researchers-find-security-breach-in-3d-printing-process/fulltext

http://additivemanufacturing.com/tag/mohammad-al-faruque/