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UC San Diego undergraduates awarded Strauss Scholarship for biology, music outreach 6/17/19
UC San Diego undergraduates awarded Strauss Scholarship for biology, music outreach
Two UC San Diego undergraduate students were named Donald A. Strauss Foundation Public Service Scholars, and were awarded a $15,000 prize to pursue their social change and public service projects.
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Supercomputers aid in novel simulations of gamma ray generation research 6/17/19
Supercomputers aid in novel simulations of gamma ray generation research
UC San Diego mechanical and aerospace engineering graduate student Tao Wang recently demonstrated how an extremely strong magnetic field, similar to that on the surface of a neutron star, can be not only generated but also detected using an x-ray laser inside a solid material.
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Graduating students honored at Ring Ceremony 6/14/19
Graduating students honored at Ring Ceremony
On June 15, about 1,600 students will earn baccalaureate degrees in engineering, making the Jacobs School the third largest engineering school in the country, and second in the number of women earning engineering baccalaureates. All of these students are exceptional and have made a positive impact on our community, but 11 students were selected from among their peers as particularly outstanding.
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Educational Vision Technologies Scales Up with Seed Round 6/13/19
Educational Vision Technologies Scales Up with Seed Round
After winning just about every entrepreneur and startup pitch challenge on UC San Diego’s campus, raising $100,000 in a friends and family investment round, being accepted into the local Connect Springboard incubator program and securing paid pilot programs with two universities, Educational Vision Technologies is ready to scale up.
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Changing the World One Startup at a Time 6/13/19
Changing the World One Startup at a Time
UC San Diego celebrates a year of innovation, including several engineering startups and technology license deals.
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Engineers use graph networks to accurately predict properties of molecules and crystals 6/10/19
Engineers use graph networks to accurately predict properties of molecules and crystals
Nanoengineers at UC San Diego have developed new deep learning models that can accurately predict the properties of molecules and crystals. The models can enable researchers to rapidly scan the nearly-infinite universe of compounds to discover potentially transformative materials for various applications, such as high-energy density Li-ion batteries, warm-white LEDs, and better photovoltaics.
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How UCSD changed my life and might change your life too: A Q&A with ECE alumnus Dan Chang 6/10/19
How UCSD changed my life and might change your life too: A Q&A with ECE alumnus Dan Chang
Dan Chang feels that he left the world a better place after his 30 years in industry and credits his time at UC San Diego with putting him on that path.  He is passionate about ensuring that our current engineering students know that they are capable of doing more than making a lot of money with their degree. 
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6/10/19
Making Art with AI
In Machine Learning for the Arts, Robert Twomey, a postdoctoral researcher, teaches students how to use tools commonly associated with artificial intelligence applications in computer science and engineering--to create and modify text, images, drawings, videos and more.
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