University of California San Diego’s emergency planners have been recognized for their work in preparing for crises and instituting best practices in trying to prevent them.
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Edwin Hutchins is a professor in the Department of Cognitive Science. He has spent his career trying to understand human cognition in social, cultural and material context, although his primary research sites, since 1989, have been in the world of commercial aviation.
Farrell Ackerman is a professor in the Department of Linguistics. Recently, he has been working on the description and theoretical analysis of an underdocumented Kordofanian language, Moro, spoken in Sudan.
Richard Carson is a professor of economics. He specializes in environmental and natural resource economics. He has worked on issues related to air pollution, energy, growth management, natural disasters, non-market valuation and water. He also works in the areas of econometrics and consumer marketing.
Jennifer Cha is a professor in the Department of NanoEngineering. Her laboratory is focused on using biological and chemical approaches to assemble nanoscale materials. Due to their unique electronic, optical, and mechanical properties, nanoscale materials have been heavily explored for applications that range from medicine to electronics to energy. More…
David Cheresh is a Professor and Vice-Chair of Pathology, Associate Director for Translational Research at the UCSD Moores Cancer Center and Associate Director of the Institute of Engineering in Medicine. He is a prolific researcher and scientist in the fields of cancer, vascular biology and angiogenesis. He works with a number of firms developing angiogenesis-related drug therapies.
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