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Building a Regional Ecosystem for Innovation

In ten years, the von Liebig Center has evolved into a regional hub for industry partners, nonprofit organizations, government agencies and universities across Southern California to accelerate the translation of university discoveries into viable products or services through a combination of pre-venture grants and commercialization mentoring. more »

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Master of Advanced Study

Beginning this fall, the Jacobs School will offer four new interdisciplinary Master of Advanced Study (MAS) programs that provide technical executive education for engineering professionals. more »


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ResearchExpo 2011

Unmanned aerial vehicles that fly like birds. Devices that could revolutionize medical technology. Tools for faster and better programming. Systems to make rail travel safer. These were just a few of approximately 250 innovations on display at the graduate student poster session at the Jacobs School's Research Expo 2011. more »

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Winning Switch Technology

For his work on innovative RF MEMS metal-contact switches, electrical engineering Ph.D. student Chirag Patel won the top prize at Research Expo 2011. The switches could make their way into MRIs and other medical equipment, as well as satellites and electronic instrumentation. more »

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In Memory of Jack Keil Wolf, Prominent Information Theorist

A pioneer in information theory and its applications, electrical engineering professor Jack Keil Wolf died on May 12 at the age of 76. A member of both the National Academy of Engineering and the National Academy of Sciences, Wolf made profound contributions to digital communication and data storage technology. more »