University of California, Riverside

Bourns College of Engineering


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  • 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.
  • Balandin Elected Fellow of Materials Research Society
    (February 27, 2014) Professor of Electrical Engineering Alexander A. Balandin has been elected a fellow of the Materials Research Society. He is recognized for "pioneering contributions on the thermal properties of graphene and low-dimensional materials; seminal contributions to the study of quantum confinement effects in nanostructures; and leadership in materials education."
  • BCOE Student Jake Lanphere Wins ACS Graduate Student Award
    (January 29, 2014) Jake Lanphere, a graduate student in chemical and environmental engineering, has been awarded a 2014 Graduate Student Award in Environmental Chemistry by the American Chemical Society, it was announced recently.
  • Edison Provides Support for MESA Outreach Programs
    (January 27, 2014) Southern California Edison has provided $30,000 in support for the MESA (Mathematics, Engineering and Science Achievement) program at the Bourns College of Engineering, including funds for its outreach program at the Sherman Indian School in Riverside.

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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