Electrical and Computer Engineering

hihathHihath Group

Hihath Research Group

We seek not only to understand the interplay between the electrical, mechanical, optical and thermal properties of these systems, but also to design and develop unique molecular-scale functions that harness these properties for novel device  functions. Research at this scale is inherently interdisciplinary and requires collaboration between engineers, chemists, physicists, biologists, and medical personnel. Research Interests: chemical and environmental sensing, biological diagnostics, signal transduction, charge transport in Single Molecule Devices, electronic properties of molecules, molecular scale energy conversion and electron phonon interactions.

huntHunt Group

Vacuum Microelectronics Group

A group that had developed the R-30 energy-efficient light bulb that takes up 1/3rd the energy and lasts 4 times longer that the previous standard bulb. This technology, Electron Stimulated Luminescence  is patented and trademarked. Visit his web site to see more publications by this group. Research Interests: microfabrication technology, design for electronic materials, electronic devices and circuits, microstructures, field-emission vacuum microelectronics, semiconductor wafer bonding, silicon and insulator materials and devices, and CVD epitaxy.


islamIslam Group


Our group’s main interests are in the areas of incorporation of low-dimensional nanostructures and functional devices with conventional IC elements, employing processes compatible with mass-manufacturing. Research Interests: Semiconductor nanowires, Nanotubes, Molecular scale electronics, Nanomanufacturing, Nanointerfacing, Self-assembly techniques, Si nanophotonics, solar cells, negative index materials, metamaterials.

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Davis Millimeter-Wave Research Center

The thrust of the UC Davis Plasma Diagnostic Group (PDG) is the development of advanced millimeter-wave plasma diagnostic instruments and techniques on relevant magnetic fusion devices, and obtaining important physics results with these diagnostics. A further important mission is the training of the next generation of plasma physicists and engineers. Research Interests: Electron Cyclotron Emission (ECE) Imaging, Microwave Imaging Reflectometry (MIR), Interferometry and Polarimetry, Millimeter-Wave Collective Scattering, Non-Imaged Microwave Reflectometry, Relevant Fusion Devices, Vacuum electron devices, microwave mm-wave solid state technology, Diode Mixer Arrays, Phased Antenna Arrays, MEMS Technology, Frequency Selective Surfaces (mm-wave notch filter).

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Next Generation Networking Systems Laboratory

The Next Generation Networking Systems Laboratory currently works on a wide variety of projects ranging from optical networking to Ultralow Power Wavelength Conversion and Regeneration Technologies. Visit Yoo’s Laboratory website for more information on their research.  Research Interests: Optical networks, heterogeneous networking, cognitive networking, optically-interconnected computing systems, optical networking systems, high-performance routers, photonic and electronic integration, integrated system on chip, nanophotonic devices, nanophotonic-electronic integration. Cyberinfrastructure, Future Internet, Computing of the Future, Healthcare Information Technology. Collaborative, interdisciplinary research interfacing nanotechnology and societal systems.

phamPham Group

Microwave Microsystems Laboratory

The Microwave Microsystems Laboratory was established in 2002 and is headed by Professor Anh-Vu Pham at the University of California, Davis. Our group is conducting research in RFIC design, microwave and millimeter frequency electronic packaging, high-speed signal integrity, and wireless sensing. Research Interests: multi-layer organic circuits,  RF CMOS circuit technology, resonator carbon nanotube sensing system, wireless sensors.

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