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Second Seafloor Survey of Dumpsite off Coast of Southern California Completed

January 8, 2024

As part of ongoing efforts to understand the scale of the environmental impact from industrial waste dumping off the coast of Southern California, researchers from UC San Diego’s Scripps Institution of Oceanography revisited two industrial undersea dumpsites in April 2023.

SPOILER ALERT: Computer Simulations Provide Preview of Next Week’s Eclipse

August 17, 2017

On August 21, 2017, a total eclipse of the Sun will be visible across the U.S. Using massive supercomputers, including Comet at the San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) at the University of California San Diego, researchers from Predictive Science Inc. (PSI) in San Diego completed a series highly-detailed solar simulations…

Creating an Engineering Senior Design Project….at Home

July 2, 2020

…students, sponsored by the Arthur C. Clarke Center for Human Imagination and Space Tango, was tasked with designing a way for researchers to study the effects of a rocket launch on brain organoids being sent to the International Space Station. “They’re performing research on the effect of low gravity on…

Cybersecurity Expert Stefan Savage Elected to the National Academy of Engineering

February 9, 2023

UC San Diego cybersecurity expert Stefan Savage, whose work examines a wide range of technologies, from cars, to spam emails to cryptocurrencies, was elected to the National Academy of Engineering.

UC San Diego Health Ranked #1 by U.S. News & World Report

July 26, 2021

UC San Diego Health, the region’s only academic health system, is ranked #1 in San Diego and #5 in California, placing it among the nation’s best hospitals, according to the 2021-2022 U.S. News & World Report survey. UC San Diego Health was ranked in the top 50 in 10 specialties.

Douglas Inman, Founder of Coastal Oceanography, Dies at 95

February 18, 2016

Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego Emeritus Professor Douglas Inman, considered the founder of the field of coastal oceanography, died Thursday at the age of 95.

New Dean of Biological Sciences Seeks to Improve Undergraduate Experience

October 10, 2013

…that I’d like liberal arts or social science majors to know more about, it’s evolutionary biology. Evolution is not a theory; it’s a fact. We see it every day. Unless you understand the principles of how living things have changed over time, I don’t think you’ve had a proper undergraduate…

Titans of Industry, Academia Team Up to Advance Engineering in Medicine

June 10, 2021

…healthcare that would improve human lives. To do so, he had to find an engineer to collaborate with, since physicians and engineers were largely siloed professions at the time. Peter Farrell, founder of sleep-disordered breathing medical device company ResMed, experienced something similar when completing his bioengineering Ph.D. research into treatments…

UC San Diego’s Stellar Students from the Class of 2016

June 9, 2016

…with a Bachelor of Arts in sociology and a Bachelor of Science in psychology. As a discussion leader for Revelle College’s First Year Experience, she committed her time to ensuring freshmen successfully transitioned into college. The course is designed to help new students become engaged and informed about UC San…

Ron Graham, mathematician, computer scientist, juggler and magician: 1935-2020

July 16, 2020

Ron Graham, a professor of computer science and mathematics at the University of California San Diego, perhaps best known for the discovery of Graham’s number, passed away July 6, 2020 at his home in La Jolla, from complications due to bronchiectasis, a chronic lung condition. He was 84. 

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