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U.S. News Ranks BCOE's Master of Science in Engineering Online Program as Top 30 Best Online Engineering Program

The University of California, Riverside, Master of Science in Engineering Online Program moved up four spots in the 2022 U.S. News & World Report Best Online Engineering Programs, from No. 34 in 2021 to No. 30 in 2022. “Our esteemed faculty teaching with top-notch technology offers a world-class education both in-person and online, which competitive...

UCR bioengineer earns NSF CAREER award to expand science’s capability of gene editing through CRISPR-Cas

Assistant professor of bioengineering Giulia Palermo at the Marlan and Rosemary Bourns College of Engineering (BCOE) at the University of California Riverside (UCR) has been awarded a $650,000 National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER Award to investigate the molecular mechanisms of newly emerging CRISPR-Cas gene editing technology.

UCR mechanical engineer earns NSF CAREER award to better understand the flow of particles that can be seen only with a microscope

Assistant professor of mechanical engineering Bhargav Rallabandi at the Marlan and Rosemary Bourns College of Engineering (BCOE) at the University of California Riverside (UCR) has been awarded a $540,000 National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER Award to better predict and control the motion of microparticles in liquid. NSF CAREER awards are awarded to assistant professors to...

BCOE alumnus earns a spot on the 2022 Forbes 30 Under 30

Yige Li, class of 2019, has been named a top entrepreneur in the energy category for working to accelerate automobile electrification.

Bioengineering assistant professor highlighted as “outstanding” early career investigator for work on genome-editing tool CRISPR-Cas9

Giulia Palermo, an assistant professor of bioengineering at the Marlan and Rosemary Bourns College of Engineering at the University of California, Riverside, was featured in the 2021 Journal of the American Chemical Society (JACS) Early Career Investigators Issue.

BCOE donors shower $257,000 in support for student organizations during largest BCOE Match Challenge to date

This year in 2021, BCOE set an ambitious goal to nearly double that amount to $150,000 – and surpassed that goal to raise $257,290, the largest Match Challenge amount to date. The start of this year’s challenge coincided with the launch of UCR’s Beyond Brilliant Initiative, which seeks to raise $50 million over five years...

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...

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...

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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Five new BCOE faculty bring expertise in human-robot systems, machine learning and biomedical devices

This summer, five faculty members joined the Marlan and Rosemary Bourns College of Engineering (BCOE) at UC Riverside, bolstering the college’s areas of expertise in Biomaterials, Biotechnology, Data Science, Machine Learning and Robotics. Two faculty members joined the Department of Bioengineering, and one faculty member joined each of the following departments: Computer Science and Engineering...

Engineering college to host virtual open house sessions for Fall 2022; attendees save $40 on application fees

As graduate applicants gear up to submit their applications for Fall 2022 admission, they will have a chance to get their questions answered during a virtual graduate open house being held the week of October 12. During the event, attendees will hear from graduate program advisors and faculty about application submission requirements, department areas of...
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Nine BCOE professors receive prestigious NSF CAREER Awards

Nine assistant professors at the Marlan and Rosemary Bourns College of Engineering (BCOE) have been awarded the prestigious National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER Award in 2021: four in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, three in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Department of Bioengineering and Department of Environmental and Chemical Engineering. This...
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Two UC Riverside engineers join $3.75 million MURI research grant to study brain dynamics and reinforcement learning  

Fabio Pasqualetti and Samet Oymak serve as co-principal investigators on the team lead by the McKelvey School of Engineering at Washington University in St. Louis
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Enrollment now open for new computing courses in Python

The Department of Computer Science and Engineering is now offering a new computing course sequence, called CS 009 Sequence.
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A tale of two robotics camps: middle and high school students are inspired to become future engineers

After summer camps in 2020 were suspended or brought online due to COVID-19, this July hands-on, in-person learning was back in full swing for bright young minds with a passion for STEM: science, technology, engineering, and math. Through a partnership between the Marlan and Rosemary Bourns College of Engineering (BCOE) and the Redlands Unified School...
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Five engineering faculty bring expertise in research and industry to new leadership roles

On July 1, 2021, the Marlan and Rosemary Bourns College of Engineering will fill five leadership roles at the college: associate dean for graduate research and education, associate dean of academic personnel and three department chairs.
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Computer science professor earns campus-wide UCR Doctoral Dissertation Faculty Award

Nael Abu-Ghazaleh, professor of computer science and electrical and computer engineering and chair of the computer engineering program, has been awarded UC Riverside’s Doctoral Dissertation Faculty Award, for excellent mentorship and support of graduate students.
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Assistant professor of computer science earns college-wide Distinguished Teaching Award

Vagelis Papalexakis, an assistant professor of computer science, has been awarded BCOE's Distinguished Teaching Award, an annual distinction is given each year to faculty members for excellence in teaching at the college.
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UCR engineering and business students spearhead inaugural UC Riverside Aerospace Conference

More than 50 students, faculty and staff collaborated across UC Riverside to host the inaugural annual UC Riverside Aerospace Conference on Saturday, April 17 with more than 250 student attendees.
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$79,000 raised for Professor Emeritus Tom Payne’s 79th birthday

The Thomas H. Payne Scholarship in Computer Science, which supports undergraduate students in computer science, has grown to $79,079, just in time for Professor Payne's 79th birthday.
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