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News Releases

2019 research highlights from the Jacobs School of Engineering
December 28, 2019

From building drones for early wildfire detection to studying plant viruses for treating plant ...

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News Obituary: Y.C. Bert Fung
December 20, 2019

Yuan-Cheng “Bert” Fung, known as “the father of biomechanics” and one of the...

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2019 Jacobs School of Engineering highlights
December 19, 2019

A lot happened at the Jacobs School of Engineering in 2019. Here's a look back at just a few of ...

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2019 Jacobs School student highlights
December 19, 2019

Our students continually bring fresh approaches to solving our world's most pressing c...

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Thin hair is stronger than thick hair, study shows
December 13, 2019

Despite being four times thicker than human hair, elephant hair is only half as strong -- that's...

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UC San Diego launches Institute for Materials Discovery and Design
December 13, 2019

We are pleased to announce the formation of the San Diego Institute for Materials Discovery and...

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News Obituary: Professor Joanna McKittrick
December 12, 2019

Joanna McKittrick, a pioneering engineer at the University of California San Diego and a renowned ex...

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UC San Diego undergraduates design Birch Aquarium's first virtual reality exhibit
December 5, 2019

Birch Aquarium at Scripps is breaking a barrier this spring. Instead of allowing visitors to just wa...

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UC San Diego Engineering Dean Albert P. Pisano inducted into National Academy of Inventors
December 5, 2019

Albert P. Pisano, professor and dean of the UC San Diego Jacobs School of Engineering, has been name...

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Machine learning provides new paradigm in understanding microbial gene regulation
December 4, 2019

UC San Diego bioengineers developed a method that would enable them to understand how E. coli&n...

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New record set for cracking encryption keys
December 4, 2019

An international team of computer scientists had set a new record for two of the most important comp...

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Understanding and Combating the Economic Pull of Cybercrime
November 27, 2019

Neha Chachra works as an Engineering Manager at Facebook, where she has been employed since 2016, le...

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