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Supercomputers Reveal True Strengths of Some Zirconia Ceramics

May 18, 2020

Researchers from the Colorado School of Mines have been using multiple supercomputers, including SDSC’s Comet system, to study certain characteristics of zirconia for wider applications of the super-strong material.

Lasers Enable Engineers to Weld Ceramics, No Furnace Required

August 22, 2019

Using lasers, engineers have developed a new ceramic welding technology that works in ambient conditions, making it more practical than traditional methods that require melting the parts in a furnace at extremely high temperatures. This could make it possible to build ceramic-encased electronics.

A $2 Million UC San Diego Materials Science Win

September 19, 2023

Materials science researchers at UC San Diego, University of Alabama, and Colorado State University are working together to solve a vexing materials-for-extreme-environments challenge.

Electron-rich Metals Make Ceramics Tough to Crack

October 19, 2023

UC San Diego engineers have developed a recipe to make a certain class of ceramics tougher and more resistant to cracking. The newfound toughness of these ceramics paves the way for their use in extreme applications, such as spacecraft and other hypersonic vehicles.

Engineers develop new materials for hydrogen storage

April 15, 2014

Engineers at the University of California, San Diego, have created new ceramic materials that could be used to store hydrogen safely and efficiently.

Designing Better Materials for the 21st Century

August 7, 2014

The U.S. Defense Department recently named Jian Luo, 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…

Getting Therapeutic Sound Waves Through Thick Skulls

August 2, 2017

Ultrasound brain surgery has enormous potential for the treatment of neurological diseases and cancers, but getting therapeutic sound waves through the skull and into the brain is no easy task. To address this problem, an international team of researchers has developed a window-like cranial implant through which doctors can deliver…

Please Touch the Art

October 18, 2011

…make art ranging from ceramics to glassblowing and photography. In addition to offering classes and workshops, the Crafts Center’s Grove Gallery features ongoing exhibits in contemporary crafts and ethnic art. This month, the Crafts Center will launch the “Art U Can Touch” exhibit, which will run from Oct. 18 to…

Jump-Start the Gift-Giving Season at the Craft Center Holiday Craft Fair

November 15, 2022

The UC San Diego Craft Center offers students, faculty, staff and the local community unique opportunities to connect and create. This weekend, the Craft Center will open its doors for a holiday craft fair, Friday, Nov. 18 from 5 p.m. – 8 p.m. and Saturday, Nov. 19 from 10 a.m.…

How Earth’s Magnetic Field May Provide New Ways of Dating Ancient Archaeological Artifacts

August 16, 2021

In a paper published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, archaeologists and geophysicists from UC San Diego have filled in some of the regional gaps in the record of Earth’s magnetic field using artifacts from the Neolithic period in the ancient Levant.

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