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QI Researchers Participate in International Conference on At-Risk Cultural Heritage

September 12, 2017

QI researchers joined archaeologists, engineers, architects and conservation specialists from around the world at the CIPA Symposium to discuss best practices for digitizing and restoring heritage structures

Local Entrepreneur Donates $225K for UC San Diego Effort to Document Ancient Underwater Cave

March 19, 2018

The Cultural Heritage Engineering Initiative (CHEI), based at the University of California San Diego, has received $225,000 from San Diego-based entrepreneur Brian Strauss to enable digital visualization technologies that make it possible to see cultural heritage sites and artifacts in entirely new ways—like “the La Brea tar pits without the…

UNESCO Recognizes International Team for Sustainable Underwater Archaeology Efforts

August 8, 2023

UNESCO has awarded a team of researchers from Mexico’s National Institute of Anthropology and History and UC San Diego’s Qualcomm Institute and Scripps Institution of Oceanography for their efforts protecting underwater cultural heritage sites.

Archaeologists Show Unmanned Robotic Vehicles Offer Solution to Challenges Mapping Underwater Sites

August 28, 2023

While cultural heritage sites submerged in shallow waters are difficult to access with traditional research vessels, a U.S.-Greek team has now shown that a robotic vessel can be used to collect information.

DC Comics Author Minh Lê to Help Kick off Asian and Pacific Islander American Heritage Month

April 28, 2022

…and Pacific Islander American Heritage Month Minh Lê. Photo credit: Daniel Corey. An advocate for diversity in literature, author Minh Lê has been tapped to help kick off UC San Diego’s 2022 Asian and Pacific Islander American Heritage Celebration. The San Diego-based children’s book and graphic novel writer will serve…

Cultural Heritage Center at UC San Diego Reports Progress in 2012

November 26, 2012

…to the UC San Diego center’s for engineering in cultural heritage diagnostics.

Dutch Queen Visits UC San Diego Project in Florence

October 22, 2012

While the search for a Leonardo da Vinci masterpiece by UC San Diego’s Center of Interdisciplinary Science for Art, Architecture and Archaeology (CISA3) is temporarily on hold pending the outcome of forthcoming elections in Italy, project leader and alumnus Maurizio Seracini (Class of ’73) played host to royalty when Queen…

Digital Reconstruction of Ancient Temple on Display in UC San Diego Library’s Art of Science Exhibit

September 12, 2023

A photorealistic digital model of the ancient Temple of Bel in Palmyra, Syria, is currently on display at the UC San Diego Library and the San Diego Natural History Museum in Balboa Park.

UC San Diego Celebrates Diversity with International Education Week

December 4, 2014

…in celebrating the world’s cultures, peoples and languages for International Education Week (IEW), Nov. 17 to 21. The week of events allowed students to participate in performances about their heritages, view an international film festival and compete in UC San Diego’s very own “Triton World Cup” soccer match. UC San…

New 3-D CAVEkiosk at UC San Diego Brings Cyber-Archaeology to Geisel Library

October 31, 2016

The University of California San Diego’s iconic, futuristic spaceship of a building, Geisel Library, will unveil its first virtual-reality 3-D display system during a public reception on Monday, November 7 from 10 am to noon. The life-size CAVEkiosk will be open to the campus community and the public at large,…

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