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Engineering a Future

February 7, 2013

…scientists harness and study energy. “Listening to the instructor at the lab really expanded my mind,” said Gabriella Lipson, a sophomore at Canyon Crest Academy. “This event is really inspiring, especially learning about how to pursue your interests and market yourself.” Throughout the day, the girls were encouraged to think…

UC San Diego’s 2017 Earth Month Celebration: Using Science to Protect the Planet

March 23, 2017

…Earth Day. Center for Energy Research (CER) Open House, April 21, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., UC San Diego Atkinson Hall: Join leading scientists, engineers, students and key stakeholders from the energy, policy and social science communities to discuss CER’s key research areas and the challenges we face to sustainably…

UC Launches Cool Campus Challenge in Push Toward Carbon Neutrality

October 15, 2015

…green to using renewable energy on campus to promoting alternative transportation. It will take individual as well as collective action for us to reach our goal.” At the end of the contest, the campus with the highest point count will be crowned the “Coolest UC Campus.” There also will be…

UC San Diego Jacobs School of Engineering Faculty Elected to National Academy of Engineering

February 9, 2012

Three faculty members in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at the University of California, San Diego Jacobs School of Engineering have been elected to the National Academy of Engineering. Peter C. Farrell, founder, chairman and CEO of ResMed, and a member of the Council of Advisors of the…

Franklin Antonio Hall Opens its Doors

September 29, 2022

The UC San Diego campus community turned out in big numbers last Friday to celebrate the opening of the sleek and soaring Franklin Antonio Hall. The building is not only innovative in its architecture, it’s also ground-breaking in how research teams are organized.

Mapping the Mind

April 4, 2013

…by the levels of energy and enthusiasm during the president’s speech and in the community afterwards. “The president’s initiative is charting the next frontier of science,” Khosla said, “and UC San Diego is poised and ready to help our country lead the way. Neuroscience, biology, and cognitive science are among…

UC San Diego Astronomers to See More Stars with ‘2020 Vision’

February 6, 2020

…in climate and clean energy. “GPI is a successful instrument and has been a workhorse,” said Konopacky, who described it as a sophisticated camera that goes on the back of a telescope, which basically is a big piece of glass used to collect light. “It’s the eyes of the people…

Nanotechnology Training Program Creates Career Paths for Veterans

March 28, 2023

The UC San Diego Qualcomm Institute’s Nano3 facility recently received funding from the National Science Foundation to establish a nanotechnology workforce training program for veterans.

Want to See the Future? Attend Research Expo

April 4, 2013

…health monitoring, fire-fighting robots, solar forecasting, video games designed to teach computer programming, new materials for protecting soldiers from blasts, and much more. Photo by Erik Jepsen/UC San Diego Publications “Solving the world’s most pressing and complex challenges–in the realms of health, energy, information technology and other disciplines–requires research teams…

SISTERS in Science

April 2, 2015

…includes hands-on lessons about solar power, water evaporation, irrigation, energy efficiency and insulation. More importantly, though, girls learn about effort, collaboration, perseverance, and resilience. “We want the girls to learn that being a scientist or an engineer isn’t easy, but it is important and fun, and well within their reach,”…

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