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UC San Diego Organizes Second Annual Global Empowerment Summit

October 12, 2016

The University of California San Diego is organizing the 2016 Global Empowerment Summit jointly with the nonprofit Alliance4Empowerment to share best practices, connect, brainstorm and come up with solutions for social impact and innovation.

Qualcomm Institute Audio Expert Joins Comhear, Inc.

October 12, 2016

Peter Otto, founding director of the Qualcomm Institute Sonic Arts Laboratory at the University of California San Diego, has joined the award-winning audio technology company Comhear, Inc. as Chief Science Officer. 

Second ‘Inside Innovation’ Presentation at UC San Diego Features Expert ‘Cellular Sleuth’

October 11, 2016

Professor of Cellular and Molecular Medicine Pradipta Ghosh, second guest in the series, will address “The Herculean Task of Killing Cancer Cells: Spare the Heads of Hydra; Strike the Heart,” at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, October 18, in the Roth Auditorium at the Sanford Consortium for Regenerative Medicine.

Performance Series at UC San Diego Qualcomm Institute Enters Fourth Season

October 7, 2016

The 2016-2017 season of the Qualcomm Institute’s primary performance series gets underway on October 20. The performances and artist residencies were awarded by the Initiative for Digital Exploration of Arts and Sciences (IDEAS) following a peer-review competition open to faculty and graduate students in Music, Theatre and Dance and Visual Arts, as well as any engineering discipline.

Maker Faire San Diego: Celebrating ‘Geekdom’ of Every Stripe

September 29, 2016

It’s billed as “The Greatest Show (&Tell) on Earth,” and researchers from the University of California San Diego will once again be part of the spectacle as Maker Faire San Diego takes over Balboa Park.

Big Data Hub Gets a Spoke: NSF Funds Regional Approach to Big Data Challenges in the West

September 29, 2016

UC San Diego, UCLA and Arizona State are partnering on a regional effort in the western U.S. with funding from NSF to enhance “knowledge discovery and real-time interventions from sensory data flows in urban spaces.”

The Pattern Recognition Lab: Coupling Machine Learning to Brain-Inspired Computers

September 28, 2016

Powerful new “brain-inspired” computing capabilities are turning the scientific method on its head by accelerating a “data science” experimental method that detects patterns in data before generating a hypothesis.

UC San Diego Innovators Earn Biocom Life Science Catalyst Awards

September 27, 2016

Biocom has announced the winners of its inaugural Life Science Catalyst Awards, presented in conjunction with the San Diego Venture Group, and UC San Diego-related innovators are prominent among the awardees.

Los Angeles Fire Dept. and UC San Diego WIFIRE Team Join Forces to Fight Wildfires

September 26, 2016

The Los Angeles Fire Department, recently challenged by yet another series of late summer wildfires, has successfully tested a new web-based tool developed by University of California San Diego researchers to perform data-driven predictive modeling and analysis of fires that have a high potential for rapid spread.

Debashis Sahoo: From Computers to Cancer Genomes

September 23, 2016

Prof. Sahoo – whose journey into the world of cancer genomics was borne from his background in computer science – has been selected as a participating member of the Cancer Genomes and Networks program at UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center.
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