Month: April 2015

Weian Zhao

UCI receives up to $5 million to advance bloodstream infection detection technology

A UC Irvine research team will receive up to $5 million over five years in federal support to further develop a bloodstream infection detection system that speeds up diagnosis times with unprecedented accuracy – allowing physicians to treat patients with potentially deadly ailments more promptly and effectively.

Chancellor Howard Gillman

Times Higher Education ranks UCI first among US universities younger than 50 for fourth year in a row

For the fourth consecutive year, UC Irvine is ranked first among U.S. universities under 50 years old by Times Higher Education. UC Irvine has been the top U.S. university and in the top 10 worldwide each year since THE’s 100 Under 50 list was introduced in 2012. UC Irvine officially celebrates its 50th anniversary in […]

Shaul Mukamel

UCI’s Shaul Mukamel elected to National Academy of Sciences

– Shaul Mukamel, a UC Irvine Distinguished Professor of chemistry who probes molecular secrets using ultrafast pulses of laser light, has been elected to the National Academy of Sciences.

Alums Malone, Kashani nominated for Tony Awards

Alums Beth Malone and Tim Kashani have been nominated for Tony Awards.

Eli Simon and Julia Lupton

All the campus is a stage

Professors Julia Lupton and Eli Simon discuss UCI’s new Shakespeare Center, dedicated to ‘exploring the world of Will through performance, scholarship and teaching’

Thousands of tons of space debris encircle the planet.

Researchers propose zapping space debris with laser

A research team that includes UC Irvine proposes using a laser mounted on the International Space Station to zap threatening space debris.

Space debris

Researchers propose zapping space debris with laser

Planet Earth is surrounded. Thousands of tons of dangerous space debris circles in low orbit, threatening serious damage, even death, if any were to strike the International Space Station. A proposal by a research team that includes UC Irvine could be the answer. In a paper published Friday, April 24, the scientists describe a device […]

Rubén Rumbaut

UCI Distinguished Professor Rubén Rumbaut elected AAAS fellow

Rubén Rumbaut, UC Irvine Distinguished Professor of sociology, has been elected to the American Academy of Arts & Sciences.

Enrique Lavernia

Enrique Lavernia named provost and executive vice chancellor

UC Davis dean and National Academy of Engineering member has roots at UCI

State water officials, researchers provide latest drought data, strategies

EVENT: Four top experts on California’s increasingly scarce water resources will present the latest precipitation and supply data for the state, including southern coastal and desert areas and the Colorado River basin. State climatologist Michael Anderson, Department of Water Resources Interstate Resources Manager Jeanine Jones, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration meteorologist Martin Hoerling, and Water […]