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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.

Infinity Stores

UCR Bourns College of Engineering researchers develop concept for breakthrough data-storage with the capacity to hold all humanity’s information on flash drive-sized device.

Cultivating Community

Rose Hack, billed as the first women-centric hackathon in the Riverside and San Bernardino counties region, was launched to encourage women and others underrepresented in STEM to gain experience and pursue innovation via participation in a hackathon.

Mentorship and Molecules

Profile of Marlan and Rosemary Bourns College of Engineering bioengineering alum Jaimie Marie Stewart, how her grandmother inspired her to pursue engineering, and how she continues the cycle of mentorship.

Keeping Future Engineers on Track

Bioengineering doctoral students Samantha Robinson and Nicholas Robertson received Koerner Family Foundation fellowships and grants geared to help them focus on their research, complete their degrees, and launch research-focused engineering careers in the United States.

Smashing Success

Alumnus Garrett Milliron co-invented a materials science technology that was inspired by the “smasher” mantis shrimp and was recently used to develop a "bioinspired marvel," high-performance, impact-resistant hockey equipment

Engineering student professional organizations soar to success

Financial support from October’s annual BCOE Match Challenge helped drum up donations for student professional organizations, totaling the most donors in the challenge’s six-year history.

Learning to Succeed

Department of Computer Science and Engineering professor Frank Vahid will serve as the new deputy director of college-level digitally enabled learning and teaching for the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

Clearing the Air

Profile on new Department of Chemical and Environmental Engineering faculty member Markus Petters and his research focus on suspended particulate matter with an emphasis on their health threats and on understanding when and why these particles react in the atmosphere.

The Green Miles

Engineering students from Mexico learned about the latest advancements, challenges, and opportunities in reducing the environmental and social impacts of transporting people and goods through a new certificate program in sustainable transportation and entrepreneurship.

External News

Student and staff mentor hugging 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.
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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Traffic at night 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.
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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ion exchange tanks 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.
‘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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CE-CERT UC Riverside’s Center for Environmental Research and Technology, known as CE-CERT, has been recognized by Southern California’s air quality agency for three decades of research that reduces air pollution and improves air quality.
UCR’s CE-CERT honored for clean air leadership
UC Riverside’s Center for Environmental Research and Technology, known as CE-CERT, has been recognized by Southern California’s air quality agency for three decades of research that reduces air pollution and improves air quality.
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As the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency cracks down on insidious “forever chemical” pollution in the environment, military and commercial aviation officials are seeking ways to clean up such pollution from decades of use of fire suppressant foams at military air bases and commercial airports.
New ‘forever chemical’ cleanup strategy discovered
As the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency cracks down on insidious “forever chemical” pollution in the environment, military and commercial aviation officials are seeking ways to clean up such pollution from decades of use of fire suppressant foams at military air bases and commercial airports.
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Doctoral student Brenda Lopez awarded UC President’s Postdoctoral Fellowship
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Professor Huinan Liu receiving AIMBE fellow award Huinan Liu advances trauma treatments as well as undergraduates’ careers.
UCR bioengineering professor becomes AIMBE fellow
Huinan Liu advances trauma treatments as well as undergraduates’ careers.
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stroke Kaveh Laksari, a UC Riverside assistant professor of mechanical engineering, was awarded $3 million from the National Institutes of Health to develop predictive models for stroke treatment strategies using data from patient brain scans.
Federal grant to advance brain stroke research
Kaveh Laksari, a UC Riverside assistant professor of mechanical engineering, was awarded $3 million from the National Institutes of Health to develop predictive models for stroke treatment strategies using data from patient brain scans.
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biomass to sportswear A UCR professor receives $1.45 million federal grant to further develop a chemical process that takes plant waste from wood processing and farming to make fibers for clothing fabrics and other products.
From polluting waste to sportswear
A UCR professor receives $1.45 million federal grant to further develop a chemical process that takes plant waste from wood processing and farming to make fibers for clothing fabrics and other products.
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Miller honor A state-of-the-art water treatment plant in Orange County has been dedicated in the name of J. Wayne Miller, an influential researcher and professor at UCR’s College of Engineering Center for Environmental Research and Technology.
Water treatment plant dedicated to influential UCR professor
A state-of-the-art water treatment plant in Orange County has been dedicated in the name of J. Wayne Miller, an influential researcher and professor at UCR’s College of Engineering Center for Environmental Research and Technology.
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