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Mantis shrimp

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
UCR BCOE bioengineering doctoral student Samantha Robinson writing on a dry erase board.

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.
| Engineering
Match challenge students with car

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.
Frank Vahid, co-founder of zyBooks (third from left)

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.
| Engineering

Full Professor (Tenured) and Center Director
Chemical and Environmental Engineering professor Markus Petters conducting atmospheric research with members of his Tracer Aerosol Convection Interactions Experiment research group in Texas.

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.
By Gale Hammons |
Specialized Study Entrepreneurial Certificate in Sustainable Transportation and Community Solutions program

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.
Trent Jaeger, UC Riverside, Marlan and Rosemary Bourns College of Engineering, Department of Computer Science and Engineering

Keeping Software and Systems Safe

Computer Science and Engineering's Trent Jaeger's engineering expertise in keeping computer networks safe from hacks has made him the go-to cybersecurity expert for big tech and the U.S. government.
By Gale Hammons |
 Bourns College of Engineering’s Alex Khitun and Mykhaylo Balinskyy and the Traveling Salesman Problem

Problem No More

Electrical and Computer Engineering’s Alexander Khitun and Mykhaylo Balinskyy developed an innovative solution to the notoriously difficult Traveling Salesman Problem (TSP)—which vexed mathematicians and computer scientists for nearly a century—with enormous practical implications for breakthroughs in science and industry.
By UCR Bourns College of Engineering |
Marlan and Rosemary Bourns College of Engineering and Data Science Challenge 2023

Heart Smart

UCR Bourns College of Engineering students participated in the Data Science Challenge, a two-week summer internship at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory that this year prompted them to use data science and machine learning as tools to tackle a real-world problem in the biosciences; the limitations of the electrocardiogram.
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