UC Irvine’s Institute for Memory Impairments and Neurological Disorders has received a five-year, $11 million grant from the National Institute on Aging to renew its status as one of only 27 Alzheimer’s Disease Research Centers in the nation – and the only one in Orange County.
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UCI scientists partner with Under Armour to create squidlike fabric for self-regulating thermal comfort
With a $2.8 million grant, UCI assistant professor of chemical engineering & materials science Alon Gorodetsky and colleagues are working with Under Armour to create a fabric based on the adaptive principles of squid skin that will enable wearers to regulate their own temperature.
The W.M. Keck Foundation has awarded $2 million to UC Irvine to develop a photonic “magnetic nanoprobe,” a microscope able to amplify, detect and possibly manipulate the extremely weak optical-frequency magnetic fields in matter.
Through an innovative new program developed at UC Irvine, the arts and the sciences – which often occupy opposite ends of the grammar school curriculum – are being integrated to help young students better grasp the basics of Earth, life and physical sciences.
Neuroscientist Ivan Soltesz has helped shed light on the inner workings of the human brain. His research offers hope to millions who suffer from epilepsy.
Biomedical engineers host industry open house to show off micro tissue and other research.
Spearheaded by the UC Irvine Foundation, the Shaping the Future $1 billion campaign has surpassed the halfway mark as it strives to generate private support for undergraduate scholarships and graduate fellowships.
Randy Black’s way with words has earned UCI millions in research grants and earned him a Living Our Values Award.