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Researchers Adopting Global Approach to Studying Microplastics and Microfibers
August 20, 2019

Scientists at UC San Diego are working to understand plastic degradation in the ocean, particularly ...

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New bioengineering master's degree bridges engineering and medicine
August 19, 2019

The University of California San Diego Department of Bioengineering is launching a new master’...

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From Star to Sun: The Qualcomm Institute's CAVE Expands
August 15, 2019

Tucked into a cozy-feeling room on the first floor of the UC San Diego Qualcomm Institute’s At...

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App allows inspectors to find gas pump skimmers faster
August 14, 2019

A team of computer scientists at UC San Diego and the University of Illinois has developed an app th...

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Thinnest optical waveguide channels light within just three layers of atoms
August 12, 2019

UC San Diego engineers have developed the thinnest optical device in the world—a waveguid...

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Forum heralds arrival of first stage of commercial 5G
August 8, 2019

“It is here.” That was the message from Sanyogita Shamsunder, vice president of Tec...

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Eye-controlled soft lens paves way to soft human-machine interfaces
August 2, 2019

UC San Diego engineers have developed a soft robotic lens whose movements are controlled by the...

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Graeve selected by HACU as inaugural leadership fellow
August 1, 2019

Jacobs School of Engineering professor Olivia Graeve has been selected by the Hispanic Association o...

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Y. Shirley Meng Named Editor-in-Chief of MRS Energy & Sustainability
July 29, 2019

UC San Diego nanoengineering professor Y. Shirley Meng has been named Editor-in-Chief of the journal...

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New Award and Symposium Commemorate Professor Emeritus H. H. Wieder
July 23, 2019

A new award and symposium established through the UC San Diego Department of Electrical and Computer...

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IEEE Honors Daniel Sievenpiper with Prestigious John Kraus Antenna Award
July 15, 2019

The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) recognized Daniel Sievenpiper, a profes...

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Get up and go bots getting closer, study says
July 15, 2019

Robotics researchers at the University of California San Diego have for the first time used a commer...

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Hate spoilers? This AI tool spots them for you
July 8, 2019

Did social media spoil the Avengers’ Endgame movie for you? Or maybe one of the Game of Throne...

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Three UC San Diego Engineering Professors Receive Presidential Early Career Awards
July 3, 2019

Three faculty members at the University of California San Diego Jacobs School of Engineering have be...

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NSF funds UC San Diego plan to generate, and study, the world's first high-intensity laser pulses shaped like a corkscrew
July 2, 2019

UC San Diego mechanical engineers have calculations for how to create high-intensity twist...

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