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Franz’s research featured on “The Economist”

Franz’s research featured on “The Economist”

Computer Security: Divided we stand

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Organisms stop infections spreading by being diverse. So can computer apps.

Michael Franz, a computer scientist at the University of California, Irvine, believes the answer to thwart cyber attacks is to learn from nature.

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Assistant Project Scientist Position Available

ASSISTANT PROJECT SCIENTIST POSITION
ORGANIZED RESEARCH UNITS (ORU)
CENTER FOR EMBEDDED COMPUTER SYSTEMS (CECS)
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, IRVINE

The Center for Embedded Computer Systems at the University of California, Irvine invites applications for an Assistant Project Scientist position in the area of wireless sensor networks. The candidate will participate in research projects involving system-level modeling, simulation, verification and development of an environment for modeling wireless sensor networked systems. (more…)

 

Heydari MWSCAS 2014 Distinguished Speaker

Heydari MWSCAS 2014 Distinguished Speaker

HeydariProf. Payam Heydari was invited to deliver a distinguished talk at the IEEE 57th International Midwest Symposium on Circuits and Systems (MWSCAS 2014) held in Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas on August 3-6, 2014.    In his speech titled “Terahertz and Millimeter-Wave Frequency Generation and Synthesis in Silicon,”  Prof. Heydari presented an overview and comparative study of his recent research efforts which explored several circuit techniques and architectures leading to highly efficient frequency synthesis and signal generation in silicon. http://www.mwcas-2014.org/

 

NetSys Distinguished / CS Seminar Series Talk

Speaker:  David E. Culler, Electrical and Computer Science, University of California, Berkeley

Title:  An Operating System Architecture for CyberPhysical Systems in Buildings and Grids – steps toward sustainable energy Networks

Date:  Friday, May 9, 2014 at 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Location:  DBH 6011

Host:  Eli Bozorgzadeh, Associate Professor, Computer Science Department

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Prof. Doemer received the Best Paper Award at DATE

Prof. Doemer received the Best Paper Award at DATE

20140325-159Professor Rainer Doemer’s paper entitled “May-Happen-in-Parallel Analysis based on Segment Graphs for Safe ESL Models” has received the Best Paper Award at the Design, Automation and Test in Europe (DATE) conference this year.   The paper was selected out of a record number of over 1000 submissions.   DATE is the top conference for embedded system design – more information can be found at the this link: 

http://www.date-conference.com

 

EDAA Outstanding Dissertation Award for Dr. Weiwei Chen

EDAA Outstanding Dissertation Award for Dr. Weiwei Chen

OutstandingDissertationAward0314Dr. Weiwei Chen received the Outstanding Dissertation Award 2013 in the category of “New Directions in Embedded System Design and Embedded Software” from the European Design and Automation Association (EDAA) at the Design, Automation and Test in Europe (DATE) conference 2014.  Dr. Chen received her Ph.D. degree from UC Irvine in 2013 while working at CECS under the guidance of Prof. Rainer Doemer on the topic of “Out-of-Order Parallel Simulation for Electronic System-Level Design”.  More information can be found at this link:  http://www.date-conference.com/conference/DATE-Awards-Ceremony

 

CS/Netsys Seminar Talk

Speaker:  Gene Tsudik, Computer Science Department, University of California, Irvine

Title:  Elements of Trust in Named-Data Networking

Date:  Friday, April 18, 2014

Time:  11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Location:  DBH 6011

Host:  Eli Bozorgzadeh

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EECS/CS Seminar Talk

Speaker:   Todd Austin, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of Michigan in Ann Arbor

Title:  On the Rules of Low-Power Design (and Why You Should Break Them)

Date:  Friday, April 11, 2014

Time: 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Location: DBH 6011

Host:  Eli Bozorgzadeh

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Alumni Talk

Speaker:  Mehrdad Reshadi, Instart Logic, Mountain View, CA

Title:  Extreme image performance without quality loss

Date:  Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Time:  11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Location:  DBH 6011

Host:  Professor Eli Bozorgzadeh

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Prof. Heydari Receives Distinguished Educator Award

Prof. Heydari Receives Distinguished Educator Award

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The Orange County Engineering Council  presented the 2014 Distinguished Engineering Educator Award to Professor Payam Heydari, at the National Engineers’ Week Banquet, on February 22nd.

 

CECS Seminar Series

Speaker:  Professor Siddharth Garg, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Waterloo, Canada

Title:  Security Computer Hardware Against Malicious Design and Foundry Attacks

Date:  Friday, March 7, 2014

Time:  2:00pm – 3:00pm

Location:  2111 Engineering Hall

Host:  Professor Mohammad Al Faruque

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Heydari NCIC Lab and Tower Jazz Present at ISSCC Conference

Heydari NCIC Lab and Tower Jazz Present at ISSCC Conference

UC Irvine and Tower Jazz Present 9-Element Fully Integrated W-Band Direct-Detection-Based Receiver at Prestigious IC Design Conference (ISSCC)

TowerJazz, the global specialty foundry leader, announced today that researchers at the University of California, Irvine’s (UCI’s) Nanoscale Communication Integrated Circuits (NCIC) Labs presented results from the world’s most sophisticated integrated circuit at W-band (75-110GHz) comprising a 9-element fully integrated direct-detection-based receiver (RX) array at the IEEE International Solid-State Circuits Conference (ISSCC). Wall Street Journal Article     Semiconductor Today Article

 

CECS Seminar Series

Speaker:  Ajay Goyal, Metamodeling and System-Level Design Group, Infineon Technologies

Title:  MetaModeling and Code Generation-Metagen

Date:  Friday, February 28, 2014

Time:  2:20pm – 3:30pm

Location:  3206 Engineering Hall

Host:  Professor Rainer Doemer

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CS Seminar Series Talk

Speaker:  Prof. Dean Tullsen, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of California, San Diego

Title:  Data Triggered Threads — Eliminating Redundant Computation

Date: Friday, January 31, 2014

Time: 11:00am – 12:00pm

Location: Donald Bren Hall 6011

Host:  Prof. Eli Bozorgzadeh

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Networked Systems Seminar Talk

Speaker: Mukesh Singhal, Department of Computer Science, University of California, Merced

Title: A Client-centric Approach to Interoperable Clouds

Date: Friday, December 6, 2013

Time: 11:00am – 12:00pm

Location: Donald Bren Hall 6011

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