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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Electronic DevicesFour ECE Faculty Receive $5M Grant to Improve Electronic Devices

The $5M award is part of a larger $35M grant toward a research center located at UCLA

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

Nanpeng YuUCR Researcher Awarded $1.2 Million California Energy Commission Grant to Help Create the Smart Grid

Technology under development will increase penetration of distributed renewable energy resources, empower consumers and reduce outages

PhoneNext Generation Anode to Improve Lithium-ion Batteries

Silicon-tin nanocomposite developed at UCR could lead to low cost, long lasting rechargeable batteries for electronic devices and electric vehicles

Girl ScoutsUCR's BCOE Educates Future Female Engineers at Girl Scout's Career Exploration Camp

The college's educational workshop, organized by BCOE's chapter of Society of Women Engineers (SWE), informed young women about a career in engineering.

Bahman AnvariBIEN Professor Bahman Anvari Named BMES Fellow

Bourns College of Engineering (BCOE) Bioengineering (BIEN) Professor Bahman Anvari has been named to the Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES) Class of 2016 Fellows.

WttBScientists Move Closer to Developing Therapeutic Window to the Brain

Transparent skull implant created by UCR-led team will allow doctors to deliver life-saving laser treatments to patients with brain disorders

DACECE Assistant Professor Qi Zhu Earns Best Paper Award at 53rd Annual Design Automation Conference

The paper, titled "Security-Aware Design Methodology and Optimization for Automotive Systems," was recognized during the 53rd Design Automation Conference (DAC) in Austin, Texas.

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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Riverside, CA 92521
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Bourns College of Engineering
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