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Alumni startup aims to make 3D-printed prostheses accessible and affordable.

Alumni startup aims to make 3D-printed prostheses accessible and affordable.

November 4, 2022

By using a combination of personalized scans as well as digital designs and 3D printing on a large scale, the LIMBER team believes it could reduce the cost of a prosthesis by anywhere from 50% to 90%, delivering prosthetics much faster to those who need them. Full Story


Franklin Antonio Hall opens its doors

Franklin Antonio Hall opens its doors

September 29, 2022

The UC San Diego campus community turned out in big numbers last Friday to celebrate the opening of the sleek and soaring Franklin Antonio Hall. The 186,000 square foot building is not only innovative in its architecture, it’s also ground-breaking in how research teams are organized within the building. Full Story


Setting the stage for solid-state battery success

Setting the stage for solid-state battery success

August 2, 2022

Battery researchers and other engineers from University of California San Diego, with collaboration from the LG Energy Solution, have published a forward-looking perspective article in the journal Joule. In the article, the researchers outline three categories of engineering challenges that must be solved in order to transition all-solid-state batteries from the laboratory toward large-scale industrial manufacturing. These three challenges are that of precursors, processing and pressure.   Full Story


Alumni Q&A: David Loo, serial entrepreneur on his journey and inviting luck into your professional life

Alumni Q&A: David Loo, serial entrepreneur on his journey and inviting luck into your professional life

May 24, 2022

David Loo graduated from UC San Diego in 1991 with a degree in computer engineering. During his 35-year career, he worked his way up from software engineer to founding developer of ServiceNow and CEO of Perspectium, the company he cofounded after leaving ServiceNow. In this Q&A, Loo talks about his journey and gives some advice about how to invite luck into your professional life.   Full Story


Student startup LIMBER makes 3D-printed prostheses affordable and accessible

Student startup LIMBER makes 3D-printed prostheses affordable and accessible

May 19, 2022

Using this combination of personalized scans as well as digital designs and 3D-printing on a large scale could reduce the cost of a prosthesis by anywhere from 50% to 90% and deliver prosthetics much faster to those who need them. Ph student Joshua Pelz, postdoctoral researcher Luca De Vivo and prosthetics expert Herb Barrack have formed a startup, LIMBER Prosthetics & Orthotics, Inc., to commercialize the technology. Full Story


Arrhythmia mapping technology demonstrates positive clinical results

Arrhythmia mapping technology demonstrates positive clinical results

May 4, 2022

Bioengineers and cardiologists from UC San Diego invented a technology that can accurately and noninvasively map atrial and ventricular heart arrhythmias in a matter of minutes. The technology demonstrated 97.3 percent accuracy in a clinical validation study, and recently received FDA clearance. Full Story


Bioengineering alumnus on COVID-19 antiviral pill development team

Bioengineering alumnus on COVID-19 antiviral pill development team

February 24, 2022

Jacobs School of Engineering alumnus Britton Boras shares how his graduate degree prepared him for a career at Pfizer, where he was on the team that developed a COVID-19 antiviral pill. Full Story


Let There be Light

Let There be Light

January 27, 2022

After arriving in the United States from Myanmar at age 13, UC San Diego alumnus Lin Thu Hein is now using his degree in electrical engineering to bring solar-powered lighting to people off the grid and displaced by the recent unrest in his home state of Kachin in Myanmar. He received an Echoing Green Fellowship for this work. Full Story


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News Obituary: Remembering Paul A. Libby, founding
UC San Diego faculty member

January 24, 2022

Paul A. Libby, Professor Emeritus in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering  (MAE) at the University of California San Diego, passed away on Nov. 2, 2021, at the age of 100 in La Jolla, Calif. An international expert in turbulence and combustion, Libby was recruited in 1964 by Professor Stanford “Sol” Penner as one of 10 founding faculty members of the Department of Applied Mechanics and Engineering Science (AMES) at the newly formed campus in La Jolla.   Full Story


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