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Robot sleeves for kids with cerebral palsy
UC Riverside engineers are developing low-cost, robotic “clothing” to help children with cerebral palsy gain control over their arm movements. 
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NSF bestows CAREER Awards on 11 UC Riverside professors
Eleven UCR faculty have been honored by the National Science Foundation this year
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Three associate deans, director of Computer Engineering, and director of CE-CERT appointed
The Marlan and Rosemary Bourns College of Engineering at the University of California, Riverside has benefitted from the many contributions of the outgoing leadership team and wishes them well in their new endeavors. Distinguished Professor Charles Wyman retired after a highly successful career and serving as Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Education; Professor Marek Chrobak will be focusing on his research activities after serving as Associate Dean of Academic Personnel; Professor Marko Princevac has moved to the position of Vice Provost of International Affairs after serving as
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DARPA honors researcher with Young Faculty Award
Mohsen Lesani is an associate professor of computer science and engineering
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New program aims to increase Latinx students conducting environmental research
A $342,000 grant has allowed the expansion of a UC Berkeley program to UCR.
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Teaching professor receives Regents Faculty Fellowship
Jia Chen, an assistant teaching professor of electrical and computer engineering, has been awarded a Regents Faculty Fellowship by the UCR Academic Senate’s Committee on Research to support her design and development of new models that can improve our ability to handle heterogeneous data used in machine learning and data science.
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Upward ventilation offers better protection from indoor coronavirus transmission
A simple change in the direction of the air forced through indoor gathering spaces by heating, air conditioning, and ventilation systems, could reduce the spread of infectious diseases like COVID-19.
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NSF-funded project aims to enhance STEM graduate training in sustainable transportation
New UC Riverside program will train doctoral students on translating science into public policy
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