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May 23, 2017

New UC San Diego Technology Accelerator Selects Five Teams for Its Inaugural Cohort

Today the Institute for the Global Entrepreneur (IGE) at the University of California San Diego announced team selections for its new technology accelerator. Five UC San Diego research teams, with innovations ranging from advanced healthcare diagnostics and medical device technologies to next generation LIDAR for autonomous-vehicle navigation, have been selected to join the new campus program. Full Story


May 17, 2017

Eight Students Receive Engineering Leadership Award

0 0 1 40 230 UC San Diego Jacobs School of Engineering 1 1 269 14.0 Normal 0 false false false EN-US JA X-NONE Five engineering undergraduate and three engineering graduate students were recognized for their outstanding leadership skills at the 8th Annual Engineering Leadership Awards Celebration, which took place May 12, 2017 at the UC San Diego Jacobs School of Engineering.  Full Story


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