Syed Ali Jafar, a UC Irvine computer scientist who has changed the world’s understanding of the capacity of wireless networks, has won the 2015 Blavatnik National Award for Young Scientists in physical sciences & engineering. One of three winners chosen from among 300 candidates from highly ranked American universities and research institutions, Jafar will receive a $250,000 unrestricted cash prize and a medal in September at New York’s Museum of Natural History.
Month: June 2015
UCI doctoral candidate seeks to maximize the health of native plants in restored environments
More than 500 community and business leaders came together to honor wellness advocate Susan Samueli and other health heroes of the Susan Samueli Center for Integrative Medicine at the UC Irvine Health Heroes Gala held June 6 at the Disneyland Hotel.
UCI men’s volleyball head coach, 3 players to have big roles at World University Games in South Korea
Men’s volleyball head coach David Kniffin will lead the U.S. men’s team at the World University Games on July 4-12 in Gwangju, South Korea, and he’ll be joined on the team by current Anteaters Jason Agopian, Kyle Russell and Michael Saeta.
UCI atmospheric chemist Donald Blake has won California’s elite Haagen-Smit Clean Air Award for his seminal pollution research.
Book co-authored by social ecology dean sheds light on the inmate grievance process in California
Contrary to popular belief, minority children are not overrepresented in special education classrooms and are actually less likely to be diagnosed with and treated for disabilities than white children with similar academic achievements, behaviors and economic resources, according to new research co-authored by George Farkas, professor of education at UC Irvine.
Book lovers can look to UCI authors for summer fare that exercises the mind while the body relaxes
UCI is first public institution to pair shorter degree time with postdoctoral positions
By identifying in spinal fluid how the characteristic mutant proteins of Huntington’s disease spread from cell to cell, UC Irvine scientists and colleagues have created a new method to quickly and accurately track the presence and proliferation of these neuron-damaging compounds – a discovery that may accelerate the development of new drugs to treat this incurable disease.