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How Plant Viruses Can Be Used to Ward Off Pests and Keep Plants Healthy

May 20, 2019

Imagine a technology that could target pesticides to treat specific spots deep within the soil, making them more effective at controlling infestations while limiting their toxicity to the environment. Researchers at UC San Diego and Case Western Reserve University have taken a step toward that goal.

UC San Diego’s Doctoral Programs Lauded by U.S. News and World Report

March 18, 2020

U.S. News & World Report today released its 2021 guidebook that ranks the nation’s top graduate programs and professional schools, giving praise to the University of California San Diego’s innovative programs, including the campus’ Jacobs School of Engineering and School of Medicine.

X-rays Reveal Why Adding a Bit of Salt Improves Perovskite Solar Cells

February 7, 2019

New findings about perovskites could pave the way to developing low-cost, high-efficiency solar cells. Using high-intensity X-ray mapping, researchers explain why adding small amounts of cesium and rubidium salt improves the performance of perovskite solar cells.

A “Nobel” Tradition

November 1, 2012

…Sciences, 1990 Paul Crutzen, Chemistry, 1995 Mario J. Molina, Chemistry, 1995 Robert Engle, Economic Sciences, 2003 Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), Nobel Peace Prize, 2007 Roger Tsien, Chemistry, 2008 UC San Diego has a long tradition of Nobel Prize winners—16 laureates have taught at UC San Diego over the…

Ambitious Project to Understand Cellular Evolution Underway

October 6, 2020

Project focuses on lipids (fat molecules) as the starting point to understand the evolution of eukaryotic cells, carrying implications for human health and disease

Nanoengineer Honored for Fundamental Research on Battery Materials

October 7, 2016

University of California San Diego nanoengineering professor Shirley Meng is the recipient of the 2016 Charles W. Tobias Young Investigator Award from the Electrochemical Society (ECS). The award recognizes a young scientist or engineer who has contributed outstanding theoretical or experimental work in the fields of electrochemistry, electrochemical engineering, or…

York Hall Science Labs Get $6.5 Million Makeover to Help Students Graduate in Four Years

October 30, 2014

…laboratories for biology and chemistry students have undergone a $6.5 million makeover as part of implementation of the UC San Diego Strategic Plan. The renovated labs in York Hall will eliminate a key barrier to students accessing impacted laboratory science courses—making it easier for them to graduate in four years.…

Three Physical Sciences Faculty Win National Awards

October 4, 2011

Dimitri Basov, Clifford Kubiak, and Arnold Rheingold win National Awards.

Engineers develop algorithms to switch out and recharge battery modules in electric cars

September 16, 2014

Imagine being able to switch out the batteries in electric cars just like you switch out batteries in a photo camera or flashlight. A team of engineers at the University of California, San Diego, are trying to accomplish just that, in partnership with a local San Diego engineering company.

Professor of Chemistry Neal Devaraj Named Vannevar Bush Faculty Fellow

July 28, 2022

Professor of Chemistry Neal Devaraj Named Vannevar Bush Faculty Fellow Department of Defense fellowship is agency’s most prestigious research grant award Neal K. Devaraj, professor of chemistry and biochemistry at UC San Diego, has been named a Vannevar Bush Faculty Fellow by the Department of Defense (DOD). Devaraj was one…

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