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
BML goes to ASME NEMB 2014.
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.
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.
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.
Shannon receives 2013 Lung-Wen Tsai Memorial Award from
Dept. of Mechanical Engineering in recognition of her work in
development of novel interlocking stent design concepts.
Bryan Woo (BS ME, UC San Diego) joins the BML.
Duncan Ashby (BS PHYS, Univ of Redlands) joins the BML.
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+. 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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Within the BML, we seek to develop fundamentally
enabling MEMS-based process technologies,
devices, and instruments that address critical
needs in public health, facilitate scientific inquiry,
and advance understanding in areas of medical
relevance. We invite you to peruse our site and
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