Day: July 31, 2013

Engineering, math professor Rui de Figueiredo dies at 84

Rui J.P. de Figueiredo, professor emeritus of electrical engineering and computer science, as well as mathematics, died July 22 in College Station, Texas, after a long battle with Parkinson’s disease.

UC Irvine Chancellor Drake urges President Obama to close innovation gap

Deeply concerned about major federal budgets cuts to research and higher education at a time when other nations are steadily increasing investments in those areas, UC Irvine Chancellor Michael V. Drake today joined more than 150 other university leaders in calling on Washington to close the innovation deficit.

Breath analysis reliably indicates presence, level of infection, UCI study finds

Breath analysis may prove to be an accurate, noninvasive way to quickly determine the severity of bacterial and other infections, according to a UC Irvine study appearing online today in the open-access journal PLOS ONE.