Day: June 11, 2013

UCI student one of 12 worldwide finalists in Broadcom University Research Competition

Sina Poorkasmaei, a UC Irvine graduate student in electrical engineering & computer science, was among 12 student finalists from universities around the globe competing recently in a poster session at Broadcom’s annual Technical Conference.

NIH awards UCI $10 million to study early-life origins of adolescent mental disorders

With $10 million in new federal funding, UC Irvine researchers will study how maternal signals and care before and after birth may increase an infant’s vulnerability to adolescent cognitive and emotional problems, such as risky behaviors, addiction and depression.

Emile Haddad named chairman-elect of UC Irvine Foundation board of trustees

Elected chair leads the direction and business affairs of the UC Irvine Foundation, a community-based organization that supports the university through private philanthropy and personal advocacy.