Month: January 2009

Professor Hongkai Zhao

Mathematics in the real world

Professor Hongkai Zhao uses mathematics to make computers run better, which in turn improves medical imaging and engineering design.

Meteorological society honors UCI engineering professor

Soroosh Sorooshian, Distinguished Professor of civil and environmental engineering at UC Irvine, has been selected as the 2009 Walter Orr…

Mads Sulbaek Andersen

Termite insecticide a potent greenhouse gas

An insecticide used to fumigate termite-infested buildings is a strong greenhouse gas that lives in the atmosphere nearly 10 times longer than previously thought, UC Irvine research has found.

Steven Topik

Coffee: the drink that changed the world

With 400 million cups brewed each day, the United States has staked its claim as the top coffee-consuming nation.

Directing medical theater

Sue Ahearn trains tomorrow’s doctors using the time-honored tools of the stage

‘Eaters’ eyes on the Capitol

UC Irvine community shares thoughts about the inauguration of Barack Obama.

UC Irvine students march in solidarity with Martin Luther King Jr.'s dream

Keeping King’s dream alive

Roundup of events for Martin Luther King Jr. birthday and following week

Keirstead co-authors stem cell white paper

UC Irvine stem cell scientist Hans Keirstead (pictured) co-authored a white paper called “Catalyst For Cures: Embryonic Stem Cell Research,”…

Samsung taps HIPerWall video technology

The Highly Interactive Parallelized Display Wall (HIPerWall) in Calit2’s Visualization Lab has been transforming enormous research datasets into super-high-resolution images…

UCI named Climate Action Leader for measuring its greenhouse gasses

When UC Irvine joined the California Climate Action Registry last year, two staff members, Fred Bockmiller and Erin Lane, set…