Day: May 14, 2013

UCI researchers suggest capitalizing on popularity of zombies to raise public health awareness

UC Irvine lecturer/researcher Brandon Brown, Ph.D., and public health grad student Melissa Nasiruddin published a paper in the journal Emerging Infectious Diseases that explores using zombies to educate the moviegoing masses about re-emerging infectious diseases such as rabies and neurological conditions such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s.

Bryan Xie and Jennifer Prescher

Undergrad overachiever

Thanks to a UCI research program, junior Bryan Xie is already co-author of a groundbreaking study

Bill Maurer named dean of School of Social Sciences

Irvine, Calif., May 14, 2013 – After a nationwide search, UC Irvine anthropology professor Bill Maurer has been named dean of the campus’s largest academic unit, the School of Social Sciences. “It’s gratifying when we find that the very best person for the position in the country is already right here,” said Chancellor Michael Drake. “I’m […]

UCI engineer Chen Tsai receives lifetime achievement award from IEEE society

UC Irvine Chancellor’s Professor Chen Tsai has been recognized by the Institute of Electrical & Electronics Engineers’ Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics & Frequency Control Society with its 2013 lifetime achievement award.