University of California, Riverside

Bourns College of Engineering


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  • 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.
  • Students Win EPA Award for Smog-Eating Tile Coating
    (June 6, 2014) Students Carlos Espinoza, Louis Lancaster, Chun-Yu "Jimmy" Liang, Kelly McCoy, Jessica Moncayo and Edwin Rodriguez received an honorable mention award for phase two of an Environmental Protection Agency student design competition in May. They created a roof tile coating that when applied to an average-sized residential roof breaks down the same amount of smog-causing nitrogen oxides per year as a car driven 11,000 miles.
  • Walker Named ELATE Fellow for 2014-15
    (June 3, 2014) John Babbage Professor of Environmental Engineering Sharon Walker has been named a fellow of ELATE for 2014-15. ELATE is a core program of the International Center for Executive Leadership within the Institute for Women's Health and Leadership at the Drexel College of Medicine. It focuses on developing personal and professional leadership effectiveness in enhancing an organization's mission.
  • 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.

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Bourns College of Engineering
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