May 22, 2014
May 22, 2014 —
…Our Way to Better Materials Shyue Ping Ong Impatience drives the materials science research of Shyue Ping Ong. The professor of nanoengineering says the world cannot afford to wait for a slow trial and error approach to discover new materials that could be used to build more energy-efficient technologies. The…
February 6, 2014
February 6, 2014 —
Materials Documenting Birth of Nuclear Age to Be Digitized Papers include correspondence with Albert Einstein, Enrico Fermi, and Edward Teller Szilard working with Albert Einstein on his letter to President Roosevelt, which resulted in the Manhattan Project. The papers of physicist and inventor Leo Szilard chronicling the birth of the…
February 27, 2014
February 27, 2014 —
…More than 1,500 new materials from the personal archive of author Theodor Seuss Geisel have been donated by Audrey Geisel to the UC San Diego Library, including a variety of unpublished projects, such as “Cat Ballooning,” “The Pet Shop,” “Bee Watches,” “How Welk Can You Spelk,” “The Clock Book,” and…
October 10, 2013
October 10, 2013 —
…of Environmental Health’s Hazardous Materials Division. Short for Hazardous Categorization, the Hazcat competition consists of identifying an unknown chemical using a field identification kit. Successful identification of unknown materials requires knowledge of what to look for and a sense of what to expect. The UC San Diego team successfully competed…
August 6, 2020
August 6, 2020 —
…Experiences Olivia Graeve, a materials science expert, is being recognized by the White House for her outreach work in STEM. Olivia Graeve, a UC San Diego professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering, has received the Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring from the White House. The…
June 12, 2018
June 12, 2018 —
…rapidly measure and monitor heat transfer in CSP plant materials and assess their performance over decades of use.
January 14, 2021
January 14, 2021 —
By combining large amounts of low-fidelity data with smaller quantities of high-fidelity data, nanoengineers at UC San Diego have developed a machine learning method to more accurately predict the properties of new materials including, for the first time, disordered materials.
November 28, 2022
November 28, 2022 —
Nanoengineers at the University of California San Diego’s Jacobs School of Engineering have developed an AI algorithm that almost instantaneously predicts the structure and dynamic properties of any material. Known as M3GNet, the algorithm was used to develop a materials database, matterverse.ai.
May 7, 2014
May 7, 2014 —
…be possible if semiconductor materials were flexible and stretchable without sacrificing electronic function? Today’s flexible electronics are already enabling a new generation of wearable sensors and other mobile electronic devices. But these flexible electronics, in which very thin semiconductor materials are applied to a thin, flexible substrate in wavy patterns…
August 7, 2014
August 7, 2014 —
…professor of nanoengineering and materials science and engineering at the University of California, San Diego as one of 10 new National Security Science and Engineering Faculty Fellows (NSSEFF). The award provides up to $3 million over five years to develop a new materials design tool called interfacial phase diagrams.