University of California, Riverside

Bourns College of Engineering


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  • Shah Selbe '04 named UCR Alumni Association's Young Alumnus of the Year, headlines distinguished alumni event at BCOE
    (October 29, 2014) Bourns College of Engineering alumnus Shah Selbe '04 returned to campus recently to receive honors as Young Alumnus of the Year by the UCR Alumni Association and to speak to BCOE students about his role as a volunteer for Engineers Without Borders. Selbe works as a spacecraft propulsion scientist by day, but also was named by the National Geographic Society as one of their 2013 Emerging Explorers for his work as a conservation technologist. Selbe created FishNET, which helps monitor unregulated fishing worldwide.
  • BCOE hosts 2014 IOM3 international student competition
    (October 29, 2014) BCOE increases international status as host for 2014 IOM3 Young Person's World Lecture Competition
  • Wong wins prestigious R&D 100 Award for work with Sandia National Labs radiation detection development team
    (October 20, 2014) BCOE's Wong invention with Sandia National Labs named among top 100 technologies of the year by R&D Magazine
  • ECE lab equipment donation
    (October 7, 2014) ECE lab updates its benches through generous gift by B&K Precision.
  • Welcome New Faculty!
    (October 6, 2014) The Bourns College of Engineering (BCOE) has added two new Full professors, five Assistant Professors, and one Professor of Graduate Division.
  • BCOE Students Develop Diaper Detective
    (September 12, 2014) A team of engineering students has developed an inexpensive, versatile pad that can be inserted into diapers to detect dehydration and bacterial infections in infants. The product, which recently won an award that included a $10,000 prize at a national engineering design contest, operates much like a home pregnancy test or urine test strip.
  • BCOE Faculty Awarded $1.7-million Grant to Study New Class of Ultra-thin Film Materials
    (September 3, 2014) A team led by Presidential Chair in Electrical and Computer Engineering Alexander Balandin and including Professor of Electrical Engineering Roger Lake and Alexander Khitun, a research professor, was awarded a nearly $1.7-million grant from the National Science Foundation to characterize, analyze and synthesize a new class of ultra-thin film materials that could improve the performance of personal electronics, optoelectronic devices and energy conversion systems.
  • Pazzani Chosen to Receive Classic Paper Award from AAAI
    (August 5, 2014) Professor of Computer Science and Vice Chancellor for Research and Economic Development Michael J. Pazzani and two colleagues have been chosen to receive the 2014 Classic Paper Award from the Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence. The award recognizes a paper they published in 1996 that made "significant contributions to the field of personalizing Internet content and learning user profiles."
  • BCOE Faculty and Students Garner Awards and Grants at End of Academic Year
    (July 28, 2014) Bourns College of Engineering faculty and students ended the 2013-14 academic year with numerous grants, awards and honors that demonstrate the college's commitment to excellence in research and teaching.
  • President Obama Briefed on Transportation Technologies Developed at CE-CERT
    (July 18, 2014) During a tour the U.S. Department of Transportation's Turner-Fairbank Highway Research Center in McLean, Va., President Barack Obama saw first-hand how the Bourns College of Engineering's Center for Environmental Research and Technology (CE-CERT) is developing eco-friendly intelligent transportation system technologies.
  • Record Number of Degrees Awarded at BCOE Commencement
    (June 25, 2014) A record number of students were awarded B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees at the Bourns College of Engineering's commencement ceremonies on Monday, June 16, 2014. This academic year, BCOE awarded 426 bachelor's, 52 master's and 97 Ph.D. degrees.
  • BCOE Students Design and Build Unmanned Aerial Vehicle for National Competition
    (June 11, 2014) After raising money on their own for the project, a team of BCOE students has designed and built an unmanned aerial vehicle and will head to Maryland next week to compete in the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International's 12th Annual Student Unmanned Air Systems Competition.

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

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Bourns College of Engineering
446 Winston Chung Hall

Tel: (951) 827-5190
Fax: (951) 827-3188