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UCR Expands Air Quality Expertise with New Master’s Concentration in Air Pollution
Engineers looking to enhance their air pollution expertise can now take advantage of a newly launched Master’s degree concentration available at the University of California, Riverside. The Air Quality Engineering concentration, which is offered as part of the chemical and environmental engineering Master’s degree, focuses on the causes, impacts, and controls of air pollution. “For the past decade, we have seen increased global attention on the consequences of poor air quality,” said Don Collins, professor of chemical and environmental engineering and the lead for the new Air Quality
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Engineering and chemistry doctoral students receive prestigious DOE fellowships
The funds will support their research in a DOE lab
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Scientists are using AI originally developed for producing deepfake videos to stop future pandemics
Generative adversarial networks are being used to predict the structure of antibodies that could neutralize a previously unknown virus
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Still life in shades of gray
How Toni Morrison helped an economics professor turn grief into art
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Engineering students gain access to cutting-edge equipment in new electrical engineering maker space
As students return to campus this fall, they will have a new place – outfitted with industry-grade equipment - to put into practice the lessons they learn in the classroom. In summer 2021, Victor Tolan, president of BK Precision, donated several key instruments to the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering’s newly established student makerspace, enabling students to gain valuable experience with the same equipment they could use working in an industry laboratory. The new instruments include a 3.2 GHz spectrum analyzer with tracking generator, a 3.5 GHz multifunction counter, and a
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IEEE honors data science rising star
Vagelis Papalexakis has received the 2021 Next Generation Data Scientist Award
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UC Riverside receives $2 million to monitor air quality impacts of goods movement in Inland Southern California
The grant comes from the California Attorney General’s Office Automobile Emissions Research and Technology Fund
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Historic triple-match opportunity available in 2021 BCOE Match Challenge supporting student organizations
The Marlan and Rosemary Bourns College of Engineering (BCOE) will host the 4th Annual BCOE Match Challenge from Monday, October 4 through Sunday, October 31, which provides direct and immediate support for 19 engineering professional student organizations.
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12 Areas of Impact

  • Data Science, Machine Intelligence
  • Mechanics Manufacturing
  • Biomedical
  • Energy, Environment, Sustainability
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9 World Class Research Centers

  • Center for Environmental Research and Technology (CE-CERT)
  • Center for Robotics and Intelligent Systems (CRIS)
  • Center for Networked Configurable Command, Control and Communications for Rapid Situational Awareness (NC4)
  • Center for Advanced Neuroimaging (UCR CAN)

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