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The 5th Annual BCOE Match Challenge Tradition Continues, Raising More Than $100,000 in Support of Student Organizations

The tradition continues! Fall quarter at the Marlan and Rosemary Bourns College of Engineering at UC Riverside once again kicked off with the Annual BCOE Match Challenge - now in its fifth year. Each October, this month-long Dean’s Innovation Fund...

Connecting UCR Students with Industry to Launch STEM Careers

Ten talented University of California Riverside MESA students connected with industry professionals in San Diego during an invite-only STEM conference. MESA’s Student Leadership Conference brought together hand-picked engineering and computer science students with industry to develop the next generation of...

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...

University of California Riverside’s BCOE Launches #MakeRspaceMillion Campaign to Equip Three MakeRspaces

The Marlan and Rosemary Bourns College of Engineering (BCOE) is adding three new makerspaces in Bioengineering, Electrical Engineering and Mechanical Engineering, as well as enhancing the existing Mechanical Engineering machine shop. The spaces will be accessible to all engineering departments...

Eight BCOE alumni earn a spot on UCR's 40 Under 40

Celebrating UCR's young alumni making a splash across industries and around the world Read the full story in UCR Magazine's Spring 2022 edition: https://news.ucr.edu/ucr-magazine/spring-2022/40-under-40

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Allan Knight teaches computer science students there’s more than one pathway to career success

BCOE’s first ever Family Weekend brings together engineering families to experience life as an engineering student

Parents and families of engineering students at the Marlan and Rosemary Bourns College of Engineering (BCOE) experienced a slice of college life at the first ever Family Weekend on Friday, May 13 and Saturday, May 14. Through MakeRspace activities, classroom...

New book shares real-world applications and trends in smart grid sensors and data analytics

Engineers in academia or in industry with an interest in power grid modernization can learn the latest about sensor technologies and innovative use cases of various sensor data in a new book. Smart Grid Sensors: Principles and Applications (Cambridge University...

Center for Environmental Research and Technology (CE-CERT) hosts 30th anniversary celebration

On Friday, April 15, the Center for Environmental Research and Technology (CE-CERT), one of the Marlan and Rosemary Bourns College of Engineering's nine world-class research centers, celebrated its 30th year anniversary of research and achievements at the University of California...

BCOE celebrates Professor Emeritus Thomas H. Payne’s 80th birthday

The Marlan and Rosemary Bourns College of Engineering (BCOE) celebrated Professor Emeritus Thomas H. Payne’s 80th birthday and 55 years of service to the University of California, Riverside (UCR) on Saturday, April 2. Payne played a significant role in developing...

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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. 

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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Semiconductor

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.

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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UC Riverside experts share thoughts on the AI-powered language model that understands and responds to natural language

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

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.

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

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.  

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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UV light treatment

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. 

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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List celebrates authors of papers that rank in the top 1%

2022 ‘Highly Cited’ list recognizes UCR scientists’ significant impact
List celebrates authors of papers that rank in the top 1%
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Scientists at UC Riverside and UC Irvine have received funding of $5 million from the U.S. Department of Energy, or DOE, to team up with Sandia National Laboratory in Albuquerque, New Mexico, in building a diverse educational pipeline in the field of microelectronics — a priority for industry and government. Of this amount, nearly $4 million is allocated to UC Riverside.

Creating a diverse educational pipeline in microelectronics
Scientists at UC Riverside and UC Irvine have received funding of $5 million from the U.S. Department of Energy, or DOE, to team up with Sandia National Laboratory in Albuquerque, New Mexico, in building a diverse educational pipeline in the field of microelectronics — a priority for industry and government. Of this amount, nearly $4 million is allocated to UC Riverside.
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