Month: March 2018

Associate Professor of Chemical Engineering & Materials Science Alon Gorodetsky and grad student Chengyi X

Now you see it: Invisibility material created by UCI engineers

Based on fictional dinosaurs and squid, technology could protect soldiers and structures

UCI team is No. 1 in Heroes of the Dorm tourney

UCI is fielding a team of computer gamers to compete in this year’s Heroes of the Dorm tournament, starting today. The UCI Dream Eaters are the top-seeded squad among 64 bracketed opponents who will play in elimination rounds leading up to the finals, to be held May 12 at Blizzard Arena in Burbank. Teams of […]

UCI to host mock trial of Hamlet for first-degree murder

EVENT:  Is Hamlet guilty of first-degree murder for killing Polonius in his mother’s bedroom? Join us for an exciting mock trial to decide Hamlet’s fate. Hamlet’s lawyer, Song Richardson, dean of UCI’s School of Law, will defend the prince. The prosecutor, Erwin Chemerinsky, founding dean of UCI Law, and dean, Berkeley Law, will argue that […]

Assistant sociology professor named National Academy of Sciences 2018 Kavli Fellow

Jennifer B. Kane, UCI assistant professor of sociology, has been named a 2018 Kavli Fellow by the National Academy of Sciences, in recognition of her exceptional research as an early career scientist. She specializes in applying quantitative methods in the analysis of social inequality, population health, family, fertility and the inter-generational transmission of health and […]

UCI to play key role in innovative nuclear nonproliferation initiative

US-UK consortium to test use of antineutrino detector in monitoring reactors

Asteroid named after professor Virginia Trimble

Asteroid 1978VT8 has a new name. The Minor Planet Center of the International Astronomical Union recently dubbed it 9271Trimble in honor of Virginia Trimble, UCI professor of physics & astronomy. “With roughly 7 billion people in the world and 700,000 known asteroids, one person in 10,000 could have one of these entities named after them, […]

Keramet Reiter

UCI’s graduate programs shine in U.S. News & World Report rankings

7 fields of advanced study place in top 10 among public universities on annual list

Breaking down poverty

The key, visiting scholar Martín Burt says, is to take the focus off of income

Richard Hasen

Judicial review

Chancellor’s Professor Richard Hasen explores legacy of conservative Supreme Court icon Antonin Scalia in new book

Topsy-turvy currents key to removing nitrate from streams, UCI-led study finds

Scientists calculate ‘speed limit’ for pumping pollutant to hungry algae, bacteria