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An Upward Social Mobility Machine: UC San Diego 2nd Best U.S. University, Says Money Magazine
August 13, 2018

The University of California San Diego is a national leader in transforming lives of low-income stud...

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Charles Lee Powell Foundation: Three Decades of Giving to UC San Diego Jacobs School of Engineering
July 31, 2018

 Three Decades of Giving to UC San Diego Jacobs School of Engineering Thanks to the suppor...

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Medical mist could fight hospital-acquired infections
July 31, 2018

A team of engineers and physicians in San Diego have developed a device that diffuses potent disinfe...

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Bacterial Communities Use Sophisticated Strategy to Communicate over Long Distances
July 27, 2018

It’s the way we end up with a fresh cup of coffee from a clump of beans. It’s how ocean ...

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UC San Diego selected to lead development of open-source tools for hardware design automation
July 24, 2018

The University of California San Diego has been awarded $11.3 million over four years from DARPA to ...

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Nanocrystals emit light by efficiently 'tunneling' electrons
July 23, 2018

Using advanced fabrication techniques, engineers at the University of California San Diego have buil...

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UC San Diego bioengineers bring functional genomics data into personal websites
July 23, 2018

Bioengineers at the University of California San Diego have developed a programming library that can...

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Depleting microbiome with antibiotics can affect glucose metabolism
July 23, 2018

A new study from the Salk Institute has found that mice that have their microbiomes depleted with an...

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Materials processing tricks enable engineers to create new laser material
July 18, 2018

By doping alumina crystals with neodymium ions, engineers at the University of California San Diego ...

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Close-ups of grain boundaries reveal how sulfur impurities make nickel brittle
July 17, 2018

Engineers at the University of California San Diego have shed new light on a scientific mystery rega...

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High vinculin levels help keep aging fruit fly hearts young
July 17, 2018

A new discovery in how heart muscles maintain their shape in fruit flies sheds light on the crucial ...

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What's causing the voltage fade in Lithium-rich NMC cathode materials?
July 16, 2018

Researchers led by a University of California San Diego team have published work in the journal Natu...

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Hadi Esmaeilzadeh Named Young Computer Architect for 2018
July 16, 2018

Associate Professor of Computer Science and Engineering Hadi Esmaeilzadeh has been named t...

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Why are neuron axons long and spindly? Study shows they're optimizing signaling efficiency
July 11, 2018

A team of bioengineers at UC San Diego has answered a question that has long puzzled neuroscientists...

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Biosensor chip detects single nucleotide polymorphism wirelessly and with higher sensitivity
July 9, 2018

A team led by the University of California San Diego has developed a chip that can detect a type of ...

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