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Engineering Students Present Laser-Driven Aircraft Propulsion Proposal to NASA

May 31, 2023

A group of undergraduate and masters engineering students from the University of California San Diego has been selected as one of eight finalists in the 2023 Gateways to Blue Skies: Clean Aviation Energy (Blue Skies) Competition.

A Giant Leap Forward in Wireless Ultrasound Monitoring for Subjects in Motion

May 22, 2023

A team of engineers at the University of California San Diego has developed the first fully integrated wearable ultrasound system for deep-tissue monitoring, including for subjects on the go. It facilitates potentially life-saving cardiovascular monitoring and marks a major breakthrough for one of t

New Research from UC San Diego Sheds Light on the Possible Origins of Life

May 18, 2023

Researchers at the University of California San Diego have identified the conditions for cell metabolism to emerge on the early Earth, shedding new light on the origins of life itself, along with the fundamental nature of biological carbon fixation.

Leading Wearable Ultrasound Lab Creates a Breakthrough in Deep Tissue Monitoring

May 2, 2023

A team of engineers at the University of California San Diego, has developed a stretchable ultrasonic array that facilitates serial, non-invasive, three-dimensional imaging of tissues as deep as four centimeters below the surface of human skin, at a spatial resolution of 0.5 millimeters.

Biodegradable Polymer System Offers New Hope for Treating Rheumatoid Arthritis

April 4, 2023

A team led by engineers at the University of California San Diego has developed a biodegradable polymer system to treat rheumatoid arthritis, an autoimmune and inflammatory disease, by working in concert with the power of the human immune system.

UC San Diego Faculty Inducted Into Prestigious Biomedical Institution

April 3, 2023

Three faculty members at the University of California San Diego were inducted into the College of Fellows of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE). Professors Victor Nizet, Karsten Zengler and Sameer Shah are among the 140 new AIMBE Fellows in the class of 2023. In ad

A New Technique Creates Greater Fidelity in Bioprinting Functional Human Tissues

February 22, 2023

A team of researchers at the University of California San Diego has made significant advances in solving some of the most vexing challenges in bioprinting 3D-engineered tissues while meeting the key requirements of high cell density, high cell viability and fine fabrication resolution.

Wearable Sensor Uses Ultrasound to Provide Cardiac Imaging On the Go

January 25, 2023

A new wearable, non-invasive heart monitor for humans provides real-time, automated insights on the difficult-to-capture pumping activity of the heart – and it works even when a person is exercising.

UC San Diego Computer Security and Privacy Pioneer Named ACM Fellow

January 23, 2023

Farinaz Koushanfar, a professor and Henry Booker Faculty Scholar in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of California San Diego, has been named one of 57 Fellows of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) for 2022.

Scientists at UC San Diego Introduce a Battery for Extreme Temperatures

December 21, 2022

A team of nanoengineers, including a group from UC San Diego, has published groundbreaking research on batteries built to deliver high-power output under the hottest and coldest conditions. This work provides insights into the electrolyte design for extreme-temperature batteries.
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