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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Reed HarrisonBIEN Graduate Student Reed Harrison Conducts Research with CNIO in Spain

Bioengineering graduate student Reed Harrison completed a two-month stay at the Spanish National Cancer Research Center (CNIO) in Madrid, Spain, where he performed bioinformatics research on coevolution of immune system proteins.

NaelHardware Weakness Enables Operating System Attacks

UCR researchers have identified a serious security vulnerability that exposes commonly used operating systems to malicious attacks

OzkanFrom Ancient Fossils to Future Cars

UC Riverside engineers are developing cheap, energy-efficient lithium-ion batteries for electric vehicles from silicon in diatomaceous earth

Elisa FrancoME Assistant Professor Elisa Franco Receives DOE and DARPA Grants Totaling Nearly $1 Million

ME Assistant Professor Elisa Franco has been awarded Department of Energy (DOE) and Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) grants that total nearly $1 million.

Zak KassasProfessor Kassas Receives $750K Grant from ONR

Professor Zak Kassas received a three-year $750,000 grant from the Office of Naval Research (ONR).

BioMoDeL CoverResearch Paper by Recent Ph.D. Graduate Zied Gaieb and Professor Morikis is Featured in Journal Cover

Research from the Biomolecular Modeling and Design Lab is featured on the cover of the Journal of Chemical Information and Modeling.

Eamonn KeoghBig Data for Little Creatures

UC Riverside has received $3 million from the National Science Foundation to develop the first graduate training program in computational entomology

Zak KassasPh.D. Students Morales, Shamaei and Khalife With Prof. Kassas Receive Two Best Paper Presentation Awards at ION GNSS+ 2016

Ph.D. students Joshua Morales, Kimia Shamaei, and Joe Khalife and their Ph.D. advisor Prof. Zak Kassas received two best paper presentation awards in the 2016 Institute of Navigation Global Navigation Satellite System Conference (ION GNSS+).

Haizhou LiuAs Drought Persists, Collaboration Seeks To Advance Technology That Helps Generate New Water Supply

UC Riverside and Orange County Water District are researching alternative process to aid in water purification

Qi ZhuECE's Qi Zhu Receives Nearly $1M from Two NSF Cyber-Physical Systems Grants

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded two Cyber-Physical Systems (CPS) grants totaling nearly $1 million to BCOE's ECE Assistant Professor Qi Zhu.

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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