August 24, 2023
Three teams led by researchers at the University of California San Diego received $5.7 million in climate action seed grants from the University of California on Aug. 23, 2023. The grants aim to spur implementation of solutions that directly address state climate priorities.
July 27, 2023
This soft robotic gripper is not only 3D printed in one print, it also doesn’t need any electronics to work. The device was developed by a team of roboticists at UC San Diego, in collaboration with researchers at the BASF corporation.
July 18, 2023
It’s the only robot that is able to travel in sand at a depth of 5 inches.
June 15, 2023
Student cheers mixed with the noise of power tools on a Saturday morning at Liontree Arena as more than 40 student teams, including one from UC San Diego, competed in the finals of a national steel bridge competition.
May 30, 2023
From robotics surgery to better algorithms for robots working in teams with humans, researchers at the UC San Diego Contextual Robotics Institute are presenting 16 papers at the ICRA 2023 conference from May 29 to June 2 in London.
April 5, 2023
A 10-story building made of cross-laminated timber will be tested on one of the world’s two largest earthquake simulators at the University of California San Diego this spring. Known as the Tallwood project, it is the tallest full-scale building ever to be constructed and tested on a shake table.
February 27, 2023
Two engineers from the University of California San Diego have been elected Senior Members of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI), in recognition of their efforts to improve human health through engineering.
February 21, 2023
Imagine you can open your fridge, open an app on your phone and immediately know which items are expiring within a few days. This is one of the applications that a new technology developed by engineers at the University of California San Diego would enable.