Month: November 2008

UCI student a finalist in 'crazy green idea' contest

Kyle Good’s notion of a sustainable energy storage device designed to power electric vehicles has catapulted him to the finalists…

Drop of water on puddle

Tackling the looming water crisis

Population growth, climate variations and urbanization have the potential to cause chronic water shortages in a growing number of regions worldwide.

Stacey Murren, Antoinette Saenz, Mike Davis and Ken Ezell.

State lauds UCI’s transportation program

Parking & Transportation Services at UC Irvine has earned the state’s most prestigious environmental honor – a 2008 Governor’s Environmental and Economic Leadership Award – for its efforts promoting green commuting and public transportation.

Dr. Kenneth Chang

When holiday food fights back

Dr. Kenneth Chang, medical director of the H.H. Chao Comprehensive Digestive Disease Center at UC Irvine Medical Center, has pioneered treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease and other GI disorders.

Dr. Gerald Maguire

Worldwide care for stuttering

Dr. Gerald Maguire started the world’s first clinic dedicated to the medical care of stuttering, and if patients in faraway places can’t come to his UC Irvine Medical Center office for treatment, he brings it to them.

Professor Derek Dunn-Rankin

Engineering coal power

UCI research addresses the challenges of cleaner, coal-based energy

Liz Losh

Developing digital-age authors

Elizabeth Losh challenges students to become active, critical users of social media

The internet

Teens thrive in digital age

Teens who are into texting, gaming and “geeking out” are not wasting their time, according to results from the most extensive U.S. study on young people and their use of digital media.

Fan-Gang Zeng

Business of research

The first time Fan-Gang Zeng invented a cochlear implant – a device he believed could help thousands regain lost hearing – things didn’t work out too well.

Olson re-elected to water district board

Betty H. Olson, UC Irvine professor of civil and environmental engineering and associate director of the Urban Water Research Center,…