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Marlan and Rosemary Bourns College of Engineering

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Celebrating UCR’s Class of 2024
Rewind four years ago when most of this graduating class of collegians were seniors in high school and you’ll be reminded of bittersweet Zoom commencement ceremonies where graduates huddled around a screen to not get their diplomas or shake hands with their principals or hug their classmates.
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UCR joins federal transportation research effort
UCR partners with five universities in a new, federally funded research center based at UC Davis to advance technologies needed to reduce vehicle emissions and improve climate resiliency in transportation.
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‘Forever chemical’ discovery can aid drinking water cleanups
A UC Riverside team discovered a chemical process that allows high levels of salt normally found in wastewater from water treatment plants to act as a catalyst that facilitates the breakup of "forever chemical" pollutants. Normally, salt in wastewater impedes the cleanup of chemical pollutants.
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Mechanical Engineering assistant professor Kaveh Laksari conducting brain-trauma research in his lab.
Saving the Brain
Mechanical Engineering's Kaveh Laksari has pioneered technology that help improve outcomes for patients suffering from strokes, concussions, and other examples of brain trauma.
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