Ultra-high temperatures

Acidic conditions

Radiation

Ultra-low temperatures

Extreme deformations

Extreme pressures

"At UC San Diego, we have unique expertise to design, control and characterize materials and systems for extreme environment applications like never before. We create entirely new classes of materials and devices with extraordinary tolerances to many real-world environments. Our work benefits industries focused on defense, pharmaceuticals, aerospace, energy, advanced manufacturing and others."

— Olivia A. Graeve, PhD
Director, CaliBaja Center for Resilient Materials & Systems

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July 6, 2017

UC San Diego Engineering Professor Olivia Graeve Named one of the 100 Most Powerful Women in Mexico

University of California San Diego, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering professor Olivia Graeve has been named one of the “100 mujeres más poderosas de México” – one of the 100 most powerful women in Mexico, according to a Forbes 2017 ranking. Full Story


June 12, 2017

UC San Diego launches education consortium in partnership with Baja California universities and high schools

The University of California San Diego and 13 institutions in Baja California announced the launch of the CaliBaja Education Consortium at the Cross-border Innovation Summit that took place on June 9, 2017 on the UC San Diego campus. The new entity will serve the entire CaliBaja region and will allow researchers and students to work together across borders. Leaders of 10 institutions signed memoranda that brought the consortium to life during the event.  Full Story