Center for Embedded and Cyber-physical Systems

Our vision is to conduct leading-edge interdisciplinary research in embedded systems, emphasizing automotive, communications and medical applications, and promote technology and knowledge transfer for the benefit of the individual and society.




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Dissecting the Software Supply Chain of Modern Industrial Control Systems

DATE/TIME: Thursday, May 23rd, 10:00am
SPEAKER: Prof. Michail (Mihalis) Maniatakos, NYU Abu Dhabi
In this seminar, we will shed light to the security landscape of modern ICS, dissecting firmware from the dominant vendors and motivating the need of employing appropriate vulnerability assessment tools.

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May 23, 2024

Agile Hardware Specialization

DATE/TIME: Wednesday, May 1st, 11:00am
SPEAKER: Prof. Yun Eric Liang, Peking University
As Moore’s law is approaching to the end, designing specialized hardware accelerator along with the software that map the applications onto the specialized hardware is a promising solution. However, the hardware is very difficult to design and optimize due to the low-level programming and huge design space.

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May 01, 2024
ISEB 4020, Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering Building
Irvine, CA 92697 United States
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Towards Self-Sustainable Wearable IoT Devices for Reliable Mobile Health Applications

DATE/TIME: Thursday, April 25th, 10:00am
SPEAKER: Prof. Ganapati Bhat, Washington State University
Wearable internet of things (IoT) devices are the next big evolution in computing systems. Wearable sensors and IoT devices, along with smart home technologies, have the potential to transform healthcare by enabling cost-effective, reliable, continuous, and data-driven monitoring of users in a free-living environment. Despite the impressive potential of wearable technology, widespread adoption of wearable devices has been limited due to several technology and adaptation challenges.

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Apr 25, 2024
EH 2430, Engineering Hall, University of California, Irvine
Irvine, CA 92697 United States
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Hardware for ML and ML for Hardware

DATE/TIME: Monday, April 1st, 11:00am
SPEAKER: Prof. Aman Arora, Arizona State University
This talk delves into the exciting intersection of hardware design and machine learning, showcasing how these fields are mutually benefiting each other. The presentation will feature cutting-edge research projects that exemplify this dynamic.

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Apr 01, 2024
EH 2430, Engineering Hall, University of California, Irvine
Irvine, CA 92697 United States
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Positive Impact

Embedded systems are having a profound impact on society as it transitions into the information era. With applications ranging from electronic wallets to information appliances, implanted adaptive insulin pumps, smart automobile air bag systems, and wireless wrist communicators – they are changing the way we live. CECS continually strives to be at the forefront of this exciting product and technology evolution.

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