Engineering

UCI researchers quantify, characterize and identify functions of collagen, its subtypes

Found in cartilage, bones, blood vessels, skin and other connective tissues, collagens are the most abundant proteins by weight in the human body. In an article published recently in Nature Reviews Materials, UCI biomedical engineering researchers provide an exhaustive description of the superfamily of this biomaterial, which includes 28 subtypes. “Collagen – which has known connections […]

Jenny Yang, UCI associate professor of chemistry

UCI receives record $529 million in research funding for fiscal 2019-20

20 percent more than last year, the total reflects strong support for campus mission

Thomas Milner, the new director of UCI’s Beckman Laser Institute & Medical Clinic

Inventive medicine

Optics innovator Thomas Milner is back at UCI as director of the Beckman Laser Institute & Medical Clinic

NSF grants $18 million to UCI for materials science and engineering center

Researchers will develop new substances for manufacturing, defense and health

Foundation donates $1 million to UCI’s Henry Samueli School of Engineering

Gift establishes research institute for sustainable development of materials

Sunny Jiang
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UCI Podcast: Civil engineers research coronavirus in the bathroom and sewage systems

Can coronavirus be spread with the flush of a toilet? Can it be detected in municipal waste water treatment facilities? Sunny Jiang, professor and chair in UCI’s Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, is working two simultaneous projects to answer these questions, which she discusses in this episode of the UCI Podcast. To get the […]

Beckman Laser Institute receives Air Force funding for wounded warriors project

Renewed grant of $6.8 million to aid in development of optics-based trauma treatments

UCI scientists engineer human cells with squid-like transparency

Bioinspired research project a first step toward intrinsically translucent tissue

Microorganisms in parched regions extract needed water from colonized rocks

Interdisciplinary UCI-led team is first to demonstrate long-suspected survival strategy

UCI team develops smartphone application for coronavirus contact tracing

Technology anonymously notifies users of potential exposure to COVID-19