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‘Plug and Play’ Nanoparticles Could Make It Easier To Tackle Various Biological Targets

October 30, 2023

UC San Diego engineers have developed modular nanoparticles that can be easily customized to target different biological entities such as tumors, viruses or toxins. The nanoparticles can be tailored for various applications, ranging from targeted drug delivery to neutralizing biological agents.

Engineering Students Aim to Take 3D-Printed AUV to the Arctic

February 7, 2023

Undergraduate engineering students in the Yonder Deep student organization have found a way to sharpen their marine robotics skills while working toward solutions to the climate crisis. The organization aims to design and 3D print a low-cost, modular, and fully autonomous underwater vehicle.

U.S. Nuclear Power: The Vanishing Low-Carbon Wedge

July 2, 2018

Could nuclear power make a significant contribution to decarbonizing the U.S. energy system over the next three or four decades? The answer: probably not and that’s cause for major concern, according to a recently published paper in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Science (PNAS).

UC San Diego Students to Compete in Sustainability Decathlon

July 7, 2022

…in Sustainability Decathlon They’ll design and build a sustainable, affordable ADU With the affordable housing crisis reaching a fever pitch in San Diego and the impacts of climate change being felt around the world, a team of students at UC San Diego is putting their skills to work as they…

New Cages to Trap Molecules Push Boundaries of Protein Design

January 22, 2020

New research findings, published in Nature, by UC San Diego Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry Akif Tezcan offer a protein architecture that pushes the boundaries of synthetic protein design past what is considered state-of-the-art.

San Diego Supercomputer Center, UC San Diego Join Federal Effort to Train Next-Gen Physics Workforce

February 7, 2023

San Diego Supercomputer Center at UC San Diego is part of a new $3.2 million consortium funded by the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science to train the next generation of computational high-energy physicists.

‘Wearable Microgrid’ Uses the Human Body to Sustainably Power Small Gadgets

March 9, 2021

This shirt harvests and stores energy from the human body to power small electronics. UC San Diego nanoengineers call it a “wearable microgrid”—it combines energy from the wearer’s sweat and movement to provide renewable power for wearable devices.

Soft Robots, Tough Problems

May 2, 2024

Robots that can assist physicians during surgery. Robots that can swim. Robots that can grip delicate objects. These were some of the demonstrations on display at Robosoft, the biggest conference in the field of soft robotics, in San Diego this year.

UC San Diego Launches edX Online MicroMasters® in Algorithms and Data Structures

January 29, 2018

UC San Diego is launching an online series of eight courses in Algorithms and Data Structures on the edX platform to help students worldwide master algorithmic programming techniques to qualify for a top senior engineering job.

Biochemists make ‘Elbow Room’ for Nanostructures with new Toolkit

February 8, 2019

Combining the biomolecules DNA and RNA, UC San Diego’s Thomas Hermann and his graduate students Alba Monferrer and Douglas Zhang created robust modules that facilitate the self-assembly of polygonal nanoshapes—really tiny triangles, squares, pentagons and hexagons measured at the nanometer scale.

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