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James Cameron to be Publicly Honored with Scripps Nierenberg Prize

May 15, 2013

Ocean frontier explorer and world-renowned filmmaker James Cameron has been named by Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego as the recipient of the 2013 Nierenberg Prize for Science in the Public Interest.

UC San Diego Jacobs School of Engineering Doubles Size of Early-Career Faculty Acceleration Program

February 8, 2024

The UC San Diego Jacobs School of Engineering has doubled the size of its Accelerating Interdisciplinary Research Collaborations for Early-Career Faculty program. The program helps faculty build interdisciplinary research to the point that it is competitive for multi-year research funding.

Public Invited to Design Solutions to Our City’s Biggest Issues

September 7, 2017

Helping to solve complex urban problems in a way that puts people first, the UC San Diego Design Lab has launched a city-wide civic design challenge called “Design for San Diego,” or D4SD for short. The challenge seeks to harness the power of crowdsourcing and human-centered design to address concerns…

4D Camera Could Improve Robot Vision, Virtual Reality and Self-driving Cars

August 4, 2017

Engineers have developed a camera that generates four-dimensional images and can capture 138 degrees of information. The new camera — the first-ever single-lens, wide field of view, light field camera — could generate information-rich images and video frames that will enable robots to better navigate the world and understand certain…

Department of Defense Awards Funds to Ten UC San Diego Researchers to Develop Instrumentation

May 21, 2018

The Defense University Research Instrumentation Program (DURIP) grants support the development of instruments that have a wide range of military applications. In all, 10 researchers from UC San Diego received awards that will help them improve ocean weather and climate prediction, reproduce the extreme conditions of matter that exist in…

Three UC San Diego Professors Win $21 Million from DOD to Lead Innovative Collaborations

August 19, 2013

UC San Diego faculty members have garnered three of 15 Multidisciplinary University Research Initiative awards granted by the Department of Defense this year. The MURI program supports research by teams of investigators that encompass several traditional science and engineering disciplines to accelerate research progress.

Accelerating Design Times for High-Performance Systems-on-Chip

July 27, 2016

Computer scientists and engineers from four U.S. universities led by UC San Diego professor Rajesh Gupta, were awarded nearly $5 million in funding from DARPA to speed design times for high performance systems-on-chips.

Researchers Identify Mysterious Life Forms in the Extreme Deep Sea

October 24, 2011

A summer research expedition organized by scientists at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego has led to the identification of gigantic amoebas at one of the deepest locations on Earth.

Swarm of Underwater Robots Mimics Ocean Life

January 24, 2017

Underwater robots developed by researchers at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California San Diego offer scientists an extraordinary new tool to study ocean currents and the tiny creatures they transport. Swarms of these underwater robots helped answer some basic questions about the most abundant life forms in…

Exploring the Diverse Applications of Robotics Beyond the Lab at UC San Diego

November 20, 2023

From the operating room to our homes and streets, robots are becoming increasingly integral to our daily activities. The UC San Diego Contextual Robotics Institute hosted its eighth annual forum with the theme “Robots in the Wild,” showcasing varied applications of robots in real-world scenarios.

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