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UK Government Science Minister and Startup CEOs Talk Robotics at UC San Diego

June 19, 2014

What will be the role of robotics in the workplace? How can startups in robotics become mass-market success stories? And what will the robotics industry look like in five, or even 50 years? Those are some of the topics up for discussion June 23 when academic, government and industry participants…

Faculty Awards and Honors May 2012

May 1, 2012

…and Biology Award - Elected to National Academy of Sciences Neal Swerdlow Professor of Psychiatry Award - 2012 APA Award for Research Ruth Williams Professor of Mathematics Award - Elected to National Academy of Sciences William Young Professor of Physical Oceanography Award - Elected to National Academy of Sciences

UC San Diego, Taiwan’s Academia Sinica to Collaborate on Research

March 20, 2012

…the National Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Engineering, and the Institute of Medicine, as well as the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Following the signing, President Wong will also present a special seminar, “From Chemical Glycobiology to Translational Innovation,” from noon to 1 p.m. in the Health…

UC San Diego Professor Barbara F. Walter Elected to the National Academy of Sciences

May 5, 2023

Barbara F. Walter, professor of political science at the University of California San Diego’s School of Global Policy and Strategy, has been elected to the National Academy of Sciences.

Harry Markowitz, Economic Sciences, 1990

November 1, 2012

Harry Markowitz, Economic Sciences, 1990 Harry Markowitz Harry Markowitz is best known for his pioneering work in modern portfolio theory, for which he received the Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences in 1990. Modern portfolio theory outlines the concept of investment diversification to optimize reward while minimiz­ing risk. This year has…

Two UC San Diego Health Sciences Schools Named Apple Distinguished Schools

October 4, 2022

The School of Medicine and Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences earned the designation for the innovative use of iPad in the curriculum.

Sciences, Engineering Join Therapeutics in UC San Diego “Express License” Program

February 14, 2013

Sciences, Engineering Join Therapeutics in UC San Diego “Express License” Program Almost 160 active companies in San Diego County have been established by UC San Diego alumni, faculty and staff. With the launch of a second “Express License” program, founding a company with engineering or physical sciences technology invented at…

Bruce Darling Named Executive Officer of National Academy of Sciences, National Research Council

February 7, 2012

…of National Academy of Sciences, National Research Council Bruce B. Darling Bruce B. Darling, vice president for laboratory management at the University of California, will soon join the National Academy of Sciences and National Research Council as executive officer. His transition from the university to the National Academy of Sciences…

UC San Diego Sociologist Named Hastings Center Fellow

February 15, 2024

John Evans, professor of sociology, Tata Chancellor’s Chair in Social Sciences and associate dean of the School of Social Sciences at the University of California San Diego, has been elected a fellow of the Hastings Center, which is the honorific society for the field of bioethics.

Son of Vietnamese Refugee Among Students Honored by Physical Sciences Dean

January 18, 2012

…Students Honored by Physical Sciences Dean After six years in a North Vietnamese “reeducation” camp, Thai Hoang Do’s father escaped to Thailand with five children and his wife in tow. It was in a refugee camp in Thailand that Thai Do—the youngest of six children—was born to the Do family.…

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