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Growing Green Jobs

September 28, 2011

…to work as general science technicians in the rapidly expanding biofuels industry in the San Diego and Imperial County region. Thirteen of the graduates and other participants have already landed jobs or are headed to graduate school for further training. “This program is not only training workers for new jobs…

Nature Names UC San Diego a Top 15 Research Institution Worldwide

August 9, 2017

…UC San Diego’s natural science papers appear in the Nature index, which measures research productivity in the globe’s top science journals. First launched in November 2014, the Nature Index database tracks the author affiliations of research articles published in a group of 68 high-quality natural science journals, which have been…

New 3D Imaging Reveals How Human Cell Nucleus Organizes DNA and Chromatin of its Genome

July 27, 2017

…28, online issue of Science, a team of researchers at the University of California San Diego School of Medicine and the Salk Institute for Biological Studies describe development and application of new electron microscopic imaging tools and a selective stain for DNA to visualize the three-dimensional structure of chromatin —…

Scripps Student Receives Switzer Environmental Fellowship

July 27, 2017

…the need to link science to policy to address climate change issues,” said Scripps biological oceanographer Lisa Levin, Gallo’s adviser. “Natalya’s Switzer activities will be a great reflection of the interdisciplinary training she has received from the NSF IGERT program and from the Center for Marine Biodiversity and Conservation.” Twenty…

Mechanical Engineering at UC San Diego Ranks First in USA, according to New Ranking from ARWU

July 27, 2017

…robotics; 14th for Computer Science & Engineering; 15th for Biomedical Engineering; 16th for Materials Science & Engineering; and 18th for Electrical and Electronic Engineering. “This new ranking highlights the fact that the Jacobs School of Engineering has many world-class core strengths,” said Albert P. Pisano, Dean of the Jacobs School…

UC San Diego Takes Part in RoboCup Competition for the First Time

July 27, 2017

…research groups of computer science professors Laurel Riek and Henrik Christensen at the Contextual Robotics Institute at UC San Diego. The competition aims to test a robot’s ability to perform everyday tasks, help people around the house and establish naturalistic robot-human communication and interaction. The teams also are tested on…

Google, UC San Diego and NYU Estimate $25 Million in Ransomware Payouts

July 28, 2017

…in the study, Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) Ph.D. candidate Danny Yuxing Huang, is also affiliated with the Center for Networked Systems (CNS). “We study the economics of operating ransomware: from maintaining infrastructure, generating revenue, to getting victims to pay,” noted Huang, adding that “our goals are to understand the…

Location, Location, Location: Pollutant Levels in Tuna Depend on Where They Are Caught

August 2, 2017

…is how to guide science and policy on possible hazards associated with these chemicals in our food sources.” The study appears in the July issue of the journal Environmental Health Perspectives, which is published by the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences. Researchers previously had found a correlation between the…

New Computer Engineering Professor Crosses Fields of Computer Architecture and System Software

August 3, 2017

…into the university’s Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) department. Currently an assistant professor of computer engineering at the University of California, Santa Cruz, Zhao intends to expand on her prior work in computer architecture and software systems, with a particular emphasis on memory and storage systems, domain-specific acceleration, high-performance computing…

UC San Diego Names Elizabeth H. Simmons New Executive Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs

August 3, 2017

…advocate for diversity in science. Elizabeth H. Simmons has been appointed executive vice chancellor for Academic Affairs at the University of California San Diego effective September 18, 2017. Her selection follows an extensive international search. Simmons is a highly distinguished physicist who focuses on particle theory and is a Fellow…

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