University of California, Riverside

Bourns College of Engineering



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Matt Barth

Matt Barth awarded $3.2 million to develop innovative smart bus technologies that decrease energy consumption of transit buses through connectivity and automation. 

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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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NCSTRenewed Funding for UC Riverside's National Center for Sustainable Transportation (NCST)

University of California, Riverside partners with the National Center for Sustainable Transportation with UC Davis and partners in the Tier 1 Center for Advancing Research in Transportation Emissions, Energy and Health (CAR-TEEH) with TTI

Stefano LonardiCSE Professor Stefano Lonardi Named Distinguished Member of the ACM

The Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) has selected CSE Professor Stefano Lonardi as a Distinguished Member for his contributions to the field of computing.

Reza AbbaschianDistinguished Professor Reza Abbaschian Named Honorary AIME Member

The Minerals, Metals, and Materials Society (TMS), with approval from the American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical, and Petroleum Engineering (AIME) Board, has selected Distinguished Professor Reza Abbaschian as an honorary member of AIME.

SymposiumUCR's BCOE Collaborates with Mexican Universities to Host First Binational Symposium of Laser-Induced Cavitation and its Applications

Last month, a dozen UC Riverside faculty, postdoctoral researchers, and graduate and undergraduate students joined representatives from more than 15 Mexican academic institutions at La Casa de la Universidad de California in Mexico City for the first Binational Symposium of Laser-Induced Cavitation and its Applications.

Fariborz KargarUCR Researchers Discover New Method to Dissipate Heat in Electronic Devices

By modulating the flow of phonons through semiconductor nanowires, engineers can create smaller and faster devices

Matt BarthUC Riverside Awarded $3.2 Million to Develop Innovative Smart Buses

Research team will develop new technologies that decrease energy consumption of transit buses through connectivity and automation

Citrus HackStudents Showcase Programming Skills at UCR’s Citrus Hack

More than 400 students competed to create new apps and products in 36-hour hackathon

Xiaoping HuMagnetic Resonance Imaging Scanner Delivered to UCR

The MRI machine, a high-end, research-grade system, is the first of its kind in the Inland Empire

Charles WymanUnraveling the Science Behind Biomass Breakdown

Researchers at ORNL and UCR uncover the chemical reaction that helps break down biomass for biofuel

Matt BarthBarth Receives IEEE Intelligent Transportation Systems Outstanding Research Award

The Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) Intelligent Transportation System Society recently awarded Professor Matthew Barth with its 2016 Outstanding Research Award.

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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