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UCSD Researchers Win Commercialization Grants
May 16, 2007

Hopping robots? Liquid shoes? Generating electricity from heat? A not-so-whacky university-based cen...

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Electrical Engineering Grad Student Racks Up Awards
May 14, 2007

 For his work on how semiconducting nanowires grow and behave, Shadi A. Dayeh, a graduate stude...

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$1 Million Telemedicine Center
May 2, 2007

The UCSD School of Medicine has received a $1 million grant from the California Telemedicine & e...

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Jacobs School Associate Dean Jeanne Ferrante Receives 2007 Educator Pinnacle Award
April 23, 2007

Jeanne Ferrante, professor of computer science and associate dean of the UCSD Jacobs School of Engin...

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Google Chief Internet Evangelist Sees Changing Shape of the Web
April 23, 2007

Internet pioneer Vinton Cerf – Google's Chief Internet Evangelist – spoke to a standing-...

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Why Nanowires Make Great Photodetectors
April 20, 2007

  The geometry of semiconducting nanowires makes them uniquely suited for light detection, acco...

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Earthshaking Visualizations
April 12, 2007

 San Diego Supercomputer Center Virtual Building Helps Jacobs School Engineers Explore Performa...

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Widely Used Iron Nanoparticles Exhibit Toxic Effects on Cells
March 28, 2007

Researchers at UC San Diego have discovered that iron-containing nanoparticles being tested in the t...

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New Algorithms from UCSD Improve Automated Image Labeling
March 28, 2007

A Google image search for “tiger” yields many tiger photos – but also returns...

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Elementary School Shakeup -- with Engineering Help
March 26, 2007

More than 1,100 fifth- and sixth-grade students from schools in Escondido and Del Mar, CA, in March ...

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IEEE Computer Society Honors Internet Pioneer and Calit2 Director Larry Smarr
March 21, 2007

Computer Science and Engineering professor Larry Smarr has received the IEEE Computer Society's Tsut...

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Long-Distance Mentoring Over Email
March 20, 2007

 Long-distance relationships are often tough. But when it comes to mentoring, the distance can ...

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Ericsson Funds Two Outstanding Wireless Researchers at UCSD, Calit2
March 20, 2007

 For their excellent work in the field of wireless communication, Geoff Voelker and Rene Cruz &...

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Packet Dropping and a Reinvented Internet
March 19, 2007

  Imagine an Internet design where dropping packets is part of the plan. This “scienc...

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Launching the Global Community Cyberinfrastructure for Advanced Marine Microbial Research and Analysis (CAMERA)
March 13, 2007

CSE professor Larry Smarr, principal investigator on Calit2's CAMERA marine microbial genomics proje...

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