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Ready for Liftoff

April 15, 2021

…orbiting laboratory, she’ll conduct science research in areas such as medical technology, human health and materials to benefit life on Earth, before returning in the fall of 2021. The crew for NASA’s SpaceX Crew-2 mission are pictured during a training session at the SpaceX training facility in Hawthorne, California earlier…

UC San Diego Research Scientist Teams with TopCoder, NASA for Coding Challenge

September 13, 2013

A crowdsourcing effort led by University of California, San Diego research scientist Albert Yu-Min Lin has turned into a new type of challenge – inviting programmers worldwide to develop a machine-learning algorithm that would match human perception when picking out interesting features in satellite imagery used in Lin’s search for…

Creating a New Kind of Climate Warrior

November 3, 2016

…knowledge in climate change science. “It’s a breakthrough approach using real-time data to solve the issue of affordability and make clean energy more sustainable in rural areas,” said study corresponding author Nithya Ramanathan, president and co-founder of the Los Angeles company Nexleaf Analytics, which developed the sensors installed in participating…

Converging on Entrepreneurship

August 27, 2020

…to build business Cognitive Science major Neve Foresti working on an app’s user experience for the Diabetes Design Initiative at the Design Lab. When Bolarin Lawrence first came to UC San Diego, he had planned to minor in entrepreneurship. His demanding academic workload made that impossible, but his interest in…

Holocaust Living History Workshop Series Continues at UC San Diego in 2023

January 17, 2023

The University of California San Diego’s Holocaust Living History Workshop (HLHW) 2022-23 series continues with six events that underscore this year’s theme, “Rethinking Genocide: Fascism, Exploitation and the Holocaust.”

SOARS Readies for Flight

November 18, 2021

…years after the National Science Foundation first awarded $2.8 million for its construction with the rest of the $4 million total price tag being supplied by UC San Diego. Oceanographer Grant Deane, principal investigator for SOARS, examines the waves in the observation room. The instrument promises to lift the veil…

Qualcomm Institute Announces Seed Grants to Build Clusters in Brain, Medical and Robotics Research

July 18, 2014

The Qualcomm Institute at the University of California, San Diego has given the green light to 35 new projects that are part of the institute’s Calit2 Strategic Research Opportunities (CSRO) program. Each one-year seed grant is worth up to $50,000 in support for researchers in areas of critical interest to…

UC San Diego Announces Recipients of Chancellor’s and Revelle Medals

October 10, 2019

…has transformed how data science is explored worldwide. Halıcıoğlu graduated from UC San Diego with a Computer Science degree and went on to be Facebook’s first full-time hire in 2004, where he was instrumental in scaling the hardware infrastructure that enabled the platform’s explosive growth. He also worked at Loudcloud,…

SDSC’s Comet Supercomputer Helps Uncover Noisy Neutron Star Collisions

August 14, 2020

A series of simulations using multiple supercomputers, including Comet at the San Diego Supercomputer Center at UC San Diego, suggests that when the neutron stars’ masses are different enough, the result is far noisier, making them easier to detect.

Qualcomm Institute Launches Industry Innovation Space on UC San Diego Campus

March 30, 2015

Working closely with other campus entities to translate ideas from the lab into products and companies in the marketplace, the Qualcomm Institute has launched an Innovation Space where qualified faculty startups, industry partners or national laboratories can lease office or lab space inside the research institute’s headquarters building on the…

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