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Saura Naderi's Award-Winning Week
May 2, 2013

It was shaping up to be just another typical week for the UC San Diego’s Saura Naderi: She&...

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Seahorse's Armor Gives Engineers Insight Into Robotics Designs
April 29, 2013

  The tail of a seahorse can be compressed to about half its size before permanent damag...

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UC San Diego Computer Engineering Students Take Lead in Circuit Design Contest
April 23, 2013

A team composed of students from the University of California, San Diego and the University of Mi...

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Life and Career Advice from an Alumna for Aspiring Computer Scientists and Engineers
April 23, 2013

  Always ask a lot of questions. Look for mentors and sponsors. When you teach...

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Nanosponges that Remove Toxins from Blood Take Top Prize at Research Expo 2013
April 23, 2013

More than 100 judges representing industry and engineering faculty circled around 200 engineering...

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Symposium at UC San Diego Marks 70th Birthday of Former Engineering Dean
April 19, 2013

Within days of each other, Robert W. Conn recently made two trips to Washington, D.C. to meet Pre...

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Biosensor Tattoo Monitors Sweat For Health Indicators
April 18, 2013

By integrating complex electrochemical sensors with simple, fairground tattoos, nanoengineers hav...

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SkySweeper Robot Makes Inspecting Power Lines Simple and Inexpensive
April 16, 2013

Mechanical engineers at the University of California, San Diego invented a robot designed to scoo...

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Nanosponges Soak Up Toxins Released by Bacterial Infections and Venom
April 14, 2013

Engineers at the University of California, San Diego have invented a “nanosponge” capabl...

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UC San Diego Launches Summer Research Opportunity for Undergraduate Explorers
April 9, 2013

From three-dimensional imaging of underwater artifacts to thermal imaging-based tracking of anima...

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Kids Can Code Too
April 9, 2013

  Step into a classroom inside UC San Diego’s Computer Science and Engineering bui...

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UC San Diego Computer Scientists Develop First-person Player Video Game that Teaches How to Program in Java
April 8, 2013

  Computer scientists at the University of California, San Diego, have developed an imme...

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1,100 Alumni Strong
April 8, 2013

Since 2000, more than 1,100 students have given back by serving as tutors in the Department of Co...

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Want to Connect with the Future? Attend Research Expo at the UC San Diego Jacobs School of Engineering
April 4, 2013

  Advances in tattoo sensors for health monitoring, on-chip optical networking, low-cost...

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UC San Diego Team Achieves Petaflop-Level Earthquake Simulations on GPU-Powered Supercomputers
April 2, 2013

A team of researchers at the San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) and the Department of Electron...

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