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16 Jacobs School researchers among most highly cited in the world

16 Jacobs School researchers among most highly cited in the world

November 22, 2022

A remarkable 16 faculty and research scientists at the UC San Diego Jacobs School of Engineering are among the world’s most influential researchers in their fields, according to the 2022 Clarivate listing of Most Highly Cited Researchers in the World. The list highlights individuals at universities, research institutes and commercial organizations who have demonstrated a disproportionate level of significant and broad influence in their field of research.    Full Story


A new era for robotics at UC San Diego

A new era for robotics at UC San Diego

November 21, 2022

The Contextual Robotics Institute at UC San Diego hosted its 7th annual forum on Nov. 16, highlighting not only the robotics work underway across campus, but also efforts to capitalize on the broader San Diego region’s strengths and expertise.   Full Story


Parsing the Genetic Drivers of Head and Neck Cancers

Parsing the Genetic Drivers of Head and Neck Cancers

November 17, 2022

In a new study, published in the November 14, 2022 issue of PNAS, a team of researchers including Ludmil Alexandrov, a bioengineering faculty and UC San Diego School of Medicine faculty member, expands and deepens understanding of how genetic aberrations fuel HPV-negative head and neck cancers and, potentially, provide paths to further refinement and improvement of immune checkpoint inhibitors for HPV-negative head and neck cancers. Full Story


UC San Diego Computer Scientist Honored for Excellence in Semiconductor Design Research

UC San Diego Computer Scientist Honored for Excellence in Semiconductor Design Research

November 17, 2022

University of California San Diego professor Tajana Šimunić Rosing, a leading researcher in accelerating big data in hardware using both novel machine learning techniques, such as hyperdimensional computing, and in- and near-memory and storage processing, will receive the 2022 University Research Award from the Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) and the Semiconductor Research Corporation (SRC). Full Story


Six out of 19 Qualcomm Innovation Fellowship Awards Go to UC San Diego

Six out of 19 Qualcomm Innovation Fellowship Awards Go to UC San Diego

November 14, 2022

UC San Diego teams took home six out of 19 Qualcomm Innovation Fellowship awards for 2022, the company announced. The fellowships are designed to enable students to pursue futuristic, innovative ideas.   Full Story


The Jacobs School at Neuroscience 2022

The Jacobs School at Neuroscience 2022

November 10, 2022

 The Society for Neuroscience is holding its annual conference, Neuroscience 2022, Nov. 12 to 16 in San Diego and the faculty of the UC San Diego Jacobs School of Engineering will have a strong presence at the event.    Full Story