Day: June 20, 2016

Walk this way: New pedestrian bridge to connect campus community

The walkway that will connect Mesa Court housing to the UCI Student Center is more than just a bridge. It’s a way to maintain a cohesive campus environment, increase pedestrian safety and provide better access from dorms to the Student Center for mobility-impaired students, said Wendell Brase, vice chancellor for administrative & business services. “It’s […]

UCI chemists help find way to recycle plastic waste into fuel

Millions of tons of plastic bottles, bags and other trash littering the oceans and clogging landfills could be turned into reusable fuel, thanks to research by the University of California, Irvine and the Shanghai Institute of Organic Chemistry. UCI chemist Zhibin Guan is among those who have figured out how to dissolve the strong bonds of polyethylene […]

Looking beyond stroke

Language model developed by UCI cognitive scientist could aid survivors with impaired communication skills