University of California, Riverside

Bourns College of Engineering


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Congratulations to Distinguished Professor Bir Bhanu for being named inaugural Marlan and Rosemary Bourns Presidential Chair in Engineering. Click Here

New Master of Science in Engineering Degree

BCOE adds sixth specialization - Data Science - to Online Master of Science in Engineering degree program 

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Peter Byrley UC Grand Slam Champion

CEE Grad Student Peter Byrley becomes UC's newest Grand Slam Champion for his presentation on creating smaller, more powerful microprocessors using graphene instead of silicon 

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Wyman USDA Biofuels

BCOE researchers awarded $1.3 million from USDA to support biofuel generation from waste plant matter using process developed at UCR's Center for Environmental Research and Technology

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Phillip ChristopherMaking Catalysts Smarter

UC Riverside-led team demonstrates optimization and visualization of a catalyst used to convert carbon dioxide waste to methane gas and chemical intermediates

STEMUCR partners with Johns Hopkins to Host STEM Workshop for Academically Gifted Teens

Middle and high school students and parents explored emerging research at the frontiers of nanotechnology and biology

WttBInternational ‘Window to the Brain’ Research Team Gathers at UC Riverside

Scientists from the U.S. and Mexico are working to make their therapeutic transparent skull implant a reality for patients with brain disorders

Shanghai RankingsShanghai Global Rankings Place Three BCOE Majors in Top 50; Two in Top 75

Three of BCOE's majors were ranked in the top 50 in the world while two others were ranked in the top 75 for their respective disciplines.

UCR BCOE LogoBCOE Welcomes New Freshmen Class, Faculty in the Fall

The fall 2016 quarter marks a record year of growth for BCOE with incoming fall freshmen class and new faculty.

Climate LaunchpadOzkan Team is the Global Finalist at the Climate Launchpad 2016

Ozkans' team at UC Riverside and their collaborators at Eray/Carbajo - an architecture and design studio based in New York, are determined to create global environmental proactivity.

Fabio PasqualettiME Assistant Professor Fabio Pasqualetti Earns NSF Neural and Cognitive Systems Award

Only 18 projects were selected for the grant that supports NIH's BRAIN Initiative and will allow Pasqualetti and his team to conduct further research on the mechanistic model of cognitive control.

JuntosSHPE Chapter President Attends NILA Conference; Earns Second Place in App Contest

Among the more than 175 attendees was UCR's SHPE Chapter President Pablo Hernandez, whose team received a second place win out of 27 groups at the conference for an app development competition.

SecurityStudy Highlights Serious Security Threat to Many Internet Users

UCR researchers demonstrate how communications involving Linux and Android systems can be compromised quickly, easily and from anywhere

In the Headlines

The opening celebration of the Sustainable Integrated Grid Initiative at CE-CERT drew a lot of media attention, including a story and photo slide show by the Riverside Press-Enterprise and stories in The Sun, Domestic Fuel, Earth Techling, PowerPulse, AZoCleantech, Green Car Congress, FierceSmartGrid and Charged Electric Vehicles Magazine.

The San Bernardino Sun newspaper and the public television station KVCR covered the conference titled, Solar Energy in Inland Southern California: The Future is Now, hosted by the Southern California Research Initiative for Solar Energy (SC-RISE), along with other UCR centers and local company SolarMAX.

Several media outlets covered the unveiling of the new Advanced Thermochemical Research Laboratory at CE-CERT November 19, 2013, including CBS Los AngelesThe California Report (KQED radio), KESQ-TV, KPCC (Southern California Public Radio), The Desert Sun and the Riverside Press-Enterprise. The facility includes a steam hydrogasification reactor that converts carbonaceous materials like bio-waste into fuel.

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University of California, Riverside
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Riverside, CA 92521
Tel: (951) 827-1012

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Bourns College of Engineering
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Tel: (951) 827-5190
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