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UC San Diego Ranked 8th Globally for Most Influential Researchers

November 22, 2022

The Highly Cited Researchers list identifies and celebrates exceptional researchers who are having a significant impact on the research community as evidenced by the rate at which their work is being cited by their peers. UC San Diego ranks 8th in the world for 2022.

Eight UC San Diego Researchers Among ‘1,000 Best Female Scientists in the World’

November 10, 2022

Eight researchers from UC San Diego are listed in the first-ever ranking of the “1,000 Best Female Scientists in the World” by research.com, an analytics platform that advocates for improved research quality and also ranks universities, scholarly journals and academic conferences.

New oneAPI Center of Excellence Focuses on Earthquake Research

November 8, 2022

The San Diego Supercomputer Center in collaboration with the Southern California Earthquake Center is hosting a new oneAPI Center of Excellence. The center’s focus is to address the challenges of numerically simulating the dynamics of fault rupture and seismic ground motion in realistic 3D models.

Future-proofing Software for Chemical Discovery

October 31, 2022

Computational chemistry affects everyday life more than most people might realize. It is used to develop drugs to treat diseases, generate data for environmental clean-up purposes, design solar energy technology, improve batteries, create enzymes to break down plastics and more.

Three California Universities Commit to Growing a Community of Cyberinfrastructure Professionals

October 20, 2022

Recognizing economic competitiveness and security depends on advanced cyberinfrastructure to enable science and engineering research and education, NSF initiated a CyberTraining funding challenge to prepare and develop a workforce that can help scientists meet their computational needs.

Comet Supercomputer Pilots Extreme Ensemble for Predicting Atmospheric River Events

October 12, 2022

Atmospheric rivers are narrow bands of moisture-laden air, often more than a thousand miles long and a few hundred miles wide, that affect precipitation around the world. Forecasting their impact is especially important in the western United States where they can account for up to 50% of rainfall.

UC San Diego among 16 U.S. Teams Selected to Accelerate 5G Solutions

September 27, 2022

The National Science Foundation is accelerating 5G solutions to assist the U.S. government and critical infrastructure operators with secure, anywhere-anytime communications.

UC San Diego oneAPI Center of Excellence to Bring High-performance Simulations to Amber

September 23, 2022

The University of California San Diego announces establishing a new oneAPI Center of Excellence at its San Diego Supercomputer Center. The oneAPI Center will focus on enabling high-performance molecular dynamics simulations in Amber—a biomolecular simulations software package used by thousands.

New NSF Center of Excellence in Cyberinfrastructure Announced

September 16, 2022

Since 2016, the Science Gateways Community Institute has brought together software developers to improve access to essential resources and services with a “community center” approach.

Best New Dean of Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Science

August 5, 2022

Brookie Best, PharmD, has been named the next dean of the Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences at University of California San Diego, succeeding James McKerrow, PhD, MD, who stepped down June 30, 2022.
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