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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.

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...

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...

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

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.

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...

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.

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.

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.

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.

$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.

Bourns Science and Engineering Day expands STEM outreach to include school districts in Orange County and Los Angeles County

Each year, the Society of Women Engineers (SWE), one of the Marlan and Rosemary Bourns College of Engineering’s (BCOE) more than 20 professional student organizations, hosts Bourns Science and Engineering Day (BSED), formerly called Bourns Engineering Day, a community outreach event introducing STEM to local K-12 students through activities, speakers and lessons. Despite this year’s...

UCR computer scientist earns NSF CAREER award to combat online misinformation and unlock the mystery of black holes

Assistant professor of computer science Evangelos Papalexakis has been awarded the prestigious National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER Award on autonomous tensor analysis towards actionable insights from raw multi-aspect data, with applications for detecting misinformation online and detecting gravitational waves.

UCR researchers awarded grant to improve technical communication skills in STEM students

Mona Eskandari, assistant professor of mechanical engineering, Mariam Salloum, assistant teaching professor of computer science, and Annika Speer, assistant teaching professor of theater, film and digital production, were awarded a research grant from the Engineering Information Foundation to enhance technical communication in engineering and science. The proposal identified a need for UC Riverside STEM students...

Four BCOE staff members receive the Mitchell Boretz Engineering Excellence Award

Four staff members at BCOE are the first recipients of the Mitchell Boretz Engineering Excellence Award Fund, which provides incentives and recognition to outstanding BCOE staff members

April 17: UC Riverside Aerospace Conference

April 17, 2021: Expand your knowledge in the aerospace industry through speaking with working professionals, interactive workshops, and recruiting opportunities.

Seven departments and programs in the Bourns College of Engineering move up in 2022 U.S. News rankings

College maintains position within the top 50 public engineering colleges in the country

Bourns College of Engineering secured four prestigious NSF and DOD research centers and collaborations in 2020

In 2020, the Marlan and Rosemary Bourns College of Engineering (BCOE) secured four new major grants, research centers and collaborations funded by the National Science Foundation and the Department of Defense. In doing so, the college achieved two major campus milestones: securing UCR’s first collaboration in an Engineering Research Center as well as a $7.5...

Two BCOE researchers serve as co-principal investigators to address California environmental challenges

Rumbling earthquakes, ravaging wildfires, and rich agriculture so often shape and shift the economy and livelihood of Californians – compounded by the effects of climate change and a pandemic. To help address these challenges, two researchers at the Marlan and Rosemary Bourns College of Engineering (BCOE) co-lead newly awarded UC 2021 Multicampus Research Programs and...

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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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Yeast and bacteria together biosynthesize plant hormones for weed control
Synthetic strigolactones could also improve nutrient uptake in crops
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Data mining tools combat COVID-19 misinformation and identify symptoms
Computer scientists use Google Trends and a government dataset to track symptoms and sift through misinformation
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Scalable quantum computing research supported by $2 million grant
Project aims to make quantum computers easier to produce and operable at room temperature
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Using light to control materials
Supercomputers and machine learning will help scientists optimize light-driven electron transfer
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Air-powered computer memory helps soft robot control movements
“Airhead” robot uses pneumatic RAM to play piano
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Modified yeast inhibits fungal growth in plants
External application could reduce agricultural reliance on fungicides
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Chance meeting spawned a tech startup for these engineering students
Friends Mahmood Shaheen and Nathaniel Ortiz are taking recycling to the next level
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UC Riverside wins grant from Southern California Energy Innovation Network
A $450,000 grant lets UCR continue helping clean energy entrepreneurs advance their ideas
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Chatbots for dementia patients and caregivers need more work
Systematic review of apps finds need for evidence-based chatbots that have undergone end user evaluation
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