News & Events
National Academies report on graduate program quality ranks UCR Mechanical Engineering in the top 25% of all ME programs in the nation. Link

UCR Engineering & Natural Sciences programs collectively ranked 10th in the world in research impact by annual Leiden rankings. Link

4.7.2014
Hiral Shah (UCR BIEN Undergrad) joins the BML.

2.2.2014
Omid wins Audience Choice Poster Award in ASME NEMB 2014 for his work on Ti anodic bonding.

2.2.2014
BML goes to ASME NEMB 2014.

11.19.2013
Omid wins Best Poster Award in ASME Society-Wide Micro and Nano Technology Forum at IMECE 2013 for his work on Ti microneedle development for ocular drug delivery. BCOE article, BIEN article

11.16.2013
Shanthi & Shannon present their work on endothelial cell response to nanopatterned Ti at the 2013 American Heart Association Scientific Sessions. Extended abstract is published in Circulation.

11.5.2013
Shannon & Andrew Jabola (Saratech, Inc.) invited to present their work on nanopatterned stents at the Siemens NX CAE Symposium 2013. See their interview on You Tube and their mention in an article in Desktop Engineering.

9.4.2013
Windows to the Brain work receives attention from major news outlets, including BBC News, msnNOW, de Volkskrant (Netherlands), El Mundo (Spain), Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung (Germany), Sciences et Avenir (France), & Noticieros Televisa (Mexico). Story also picked up by leading science & technology websites, including Popular Science, Smithsonian, ExtremeTech, The Verge, Science Daily, Kurzweil, Mashable, Google+, & The Loh Down on Science. Additional media coverage includes front page article and video interview for Press- Enterprise (Riverside), story in LA Times (Los Angeles), and audio interviews for KCRW's Which Way, LA? (Los Angeles), KPBS (San Diego), and KUOW's The Record (Seattle).
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