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Engineering online programs ranked among best
Two online programs at UC Riverside’s Bourns College of Engineering were categorized as 2023 U.S. News Best Online Programs.  The two programs are both graduate-level, in computer information technology, or CIT, and engineering. CIT was named No. 18, and engineering No. 34. For the 2023 edition U.S. News ranked 1,763 online degree programs. According to a U.S. News explanation of its ranking methodology, the rankings measure overall academic quality at the baccalaureate and master's levels across disciplines. 
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UCR electrical engineering researchers win NSF grant to advance semiconductor functionality
UCR researchers have been awarded a prestigious National Science Foundation (NSF) grant of $473,000 to investigate layered antiferromagnetic semiconductors for possible applications in future ultra-fast computers and electronic devices.
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Is ChatGPT a threat to education?
UC Riverside experts share thoughts on the AI-powered language model that understands and responds to natural language
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Craig Schroeder
UC grant to create computer code library for engineering applications
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plastic waste
Turning plastic waste into a valuable soil additive
University of California, Riverside, scientists have moved a step closer to finding a use for the hundreds of millions of tons of plastic waste produced every year that often winds up clogging streams and rivers and polluting our oceans.
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Hossein Taheri
UCR research “blew our minds,” says Scientific American
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Christopher Lynch
Engineering dean honored by National College Resources Foundation
Christopher Lynch, the dean of UCR’s Marlan and Rosemary Bourns College of Engineering, was honored this month by the National College Resources Foundation, or NCRF, at its 10th Annual Gala held at Cal Poly Pomona University.  
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Pollution cleanup method destroys toxic “forever chemicals”
An insidious category of carcinogenic pollutants known as “forever chemicals” may not be so permanent after all. University of California, Riverside, chemical engineering and environmental scientists recently published new methods to chemically break up these harmful substances found in drinking water into smaller compounds that are essentially harmless. 
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  • Center for Networked Configurable Command, Control and Communications for Rapid Situational Awareness (NC4)
  • Center for Advanced Neuroimaging (UCR CAN)

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