The Institute in the News

  • The Institute's executive director David Auston has been honored with the Award for Outstanding Faculty Leadership in Presidential Initiatives for his efforts to achieve carbon neutrality within the University of California system. David Auston is one of ten UC faculty members to receive the award.
    Nov 20 2015
  • Computer Science Professor Chandra Krintz recently gave a TEDx talk about how the same data analysis and prediction techniques used by tech companies such as Amazon and Google for targeted advertisement and marketing could be used to make farmers and ranchers more productive.
    Nov 9 2015
  • A group of 200 scientists and scholars, including IEE's Executive Director David Auston, gathered at UC San Diego Oct. 26-27 for the first UC Summit on Carbon and Climate Neutrality that takes aim at greenhouse gas reduction.
    Nov 5 2015
  • UCSB's Daily Nexus covers the key moments of the 2015 International Year of Light. This year's symposium featured the world's pioneers in light based technology, including three UCSB Nobel Laureates.
    Oct 16 2015
  • UCSB’s International Year of Light Symposium highlighted the science and engineering behind the light technology that has come to dominate not only communications and energy efficiency, but also medicine and entertainment.
    Oct 12 2015
  • The American Institute for Managing Integrated Photonics is aiming for a January 2 launch date. The Institute has an 11-member management team in place, and that group is moving rapidly to bring industrial partners into the fold and chart a course for the organization.
    Oct 7 2015
  • The core mission of AIM Photonics will be to serve Department of Defense needs, but commercial benefits will emerge from a new economy of scale for integrated photonics.
    Aug 11 2015
  • UC Santa Barbara’s Institute for Energy Efficiency will play a lead role in a $110 million federal program to develop new electronic products using the next generation of chip technology. -
    Jul 28 2015
  • A robust integrated photonics manufacturing industry would boost the economy and result in energy-efficient, higher-performance computing and telecommunications.
    Jul 27 2015
  • The sixth of nine new manufacturing institutes brings $610 million in public-private investment to next-generation photonics manufacturing, fostering American manufacturing innovation to transform digital communications and high-performance computing
    Jul 27 2015

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