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  • Kisailus to Lead Research Team in $7.5M DOD Grant to Investigate Bio-Inspired Materials
    (April 18, 2014) David Kisailus, Winston Chung Professor of Energy Innovation in the Department of Chemical and Environmental Engineering, will lead a multidisciplinary team of researchers in a $7.5-million Department of Defense grant to uncover design rules and develop scientific foundations for the design of advanced materials inspired by a diverse collection of plant and animal structures.
  • Sustainable Integrated Grid Initiative to be Launched at Event May 21
    (April 18, 2014) An opening celebration for UCR's Sustainable Integrated Grid Initiative at the College of Engineering-Center for Environmental Research and Technology will be held Wednesday, May 21, from 10 a.m. until noon at the center's facilities at 1084 Columbia Ave., in Riverside.
  • Rodgers and Mulchandani Named to Endowed Professorships
    (April 17, 2014) Professor and Chair of the Department of Bioengineering Victor G. J. Rodgers has been named the inaugural Jacques S. Yeager, Sr., Professor of Bioengineering and Professor of Chemical and Environmental Engineering Ashok Mulchandani has been named the W. Ruel Johnson Professor in Environmental Engineering, it was announced recently.
  • Kisailus Named Kavli Fellow
    (April 11, 2014) Winston Chung Professor of Energy Innovation David Kisailus has been named a Kavli Fellow, a select group of young scientists selected by the advisory board of the Kavli Foundation, members of the National Academy of Sciences and organizers of the Kavli/National Academy of Sciences Frontiers in Science Symposia series.
  • Ozkan to Lead Graphene Research Symposium
    (April 11, 2014) Professor of Mechanical Engineering Cengiz Ozkan is the lead organizer of a symposium on graphene research, April 21 to 25 in San Francisco. He will be organizing "Symposium OO: De Novo Graphene," which is part of the 2014 Materials Research Society Spring Meeting and Exhibit.
  • Five BCOE Students Awarded NSF Graduate Research Fellowships
    (April 9, 2014) BCOE students have been awarded 5 of the 18 Graduate Research Fellowships awarded to UCR students by the National Science Foundation this year. The students are Michelle Chebier and Wei Li (chemical and environmental engineering), Nicholas Nobles (computer science and engineering), Edwin Sabas Preciado (materials science and engineering), and Jacklyn Whitehead (bioengineering).
  • College Saddened by Death of Marlan Bourns
    (March 21, 2014) Marlan Bourns, who co-founded Bourns, Inc. with his late wife Rosemary and for whom the Bourns College of Engineering and Bourns Hall are named, passed away Tuesday, March 18. He was 93 years old.
  • Fellow of the College Winston Chung Visits Campus for Research Update
    (March 14, 2014) Inventor, energy innovator, business leader and Fellow of the Bourns College of Engineering Winston Chung visited campus Sunday, March 9, for a tour of the facilities of the Winston Chung Global Energy Center and an update on research funded through his generous support.
  • Mangolini Awarded NSF CAREER Grant to Study Bulk Fabrication of Nanostructured Materials
    (March 12, 2014) Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science and Engineering Lorenzo Mangolini has been awarded a prestigious National Science Foundation CAREER grant for his research investigating new manufacturing approaches for the fabrication of bulk-scale nanostructured materials.
  • Brisk Awarded NSF CAREER Grant for Lab-on-a-Chip Software Design Research
    (February 27, 2014) Assistant Professor of Computer Science and Engineering Philip Brisk has been awarded a prestigious National Science Foundation CAREER grant for his research to create design automation software for laboratories-on-a-chip.
  • Franco and Research Team Discover New Behaviors of Synthetic Molecular Oscillators
    (February 27, 2014) Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering Elisa Franco and a team of researchers have made important discoveries regarding the behavior of a synthetic molecular oscillator, which could serve as a timekeeping device to control artificial cells.
  • Researchers Demonstrate Holographic Memory Device That Could Improve Electronics
    (February 27, 2014) A team of researchers at BCOE and the Russian Academy of Science have demonstrated a new type of holographic memory device that could provide unprecedented data storage capacity and data processing capabilities in electronic devices. The new memory device uses spin waves - a collective oscillation of spins in magnetic materials - instead of optical beams.

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University of California, Riverside
900 University Ave.
Riverside, CA 92521
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Bourns College of Engineering
446 Winston Chung Hall

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