UCI to celebrate grand opening of materials characterization institute

EVENT:  The grand opening of the Irvine Materials Research Institute – an electron microscopy facility that serves as the cross-campus nexus for materials research at UCI – will take place during the three-day International Symposium on Advanced Microscopy & Spectroscopy. WHEN/WHERE:   Grand opening: 9-11 a.m. Thursday, June 7, Engineering Hall (bldg. 308, grid H8 on […]

UCI scientist helps create nanomaterials that mimic living tissue

A team of researchers including Allon Hochbaum, UCI assistant professor of chemical engineering & materials science, has made a breakthrough recently in creating synthetic materials that behave like living tissue. In a paper published in Nature Chemistry, the scientists discuss the development of nanomaterials that transform in response to chemical signals. Applying amino acids to […]

Bleaching of coral reefs reduced where daily temperature changes are large

By taking a closer look, UCI scientists find resilience in face of heat stress

UCI engineers win NSF early-career awards

Four faculty members in UCI’s Henry Samueli School of Engineering have earned Faculty Early Career Development awards from the National Science Foundation. This year’s winners are Aparna Chandramowlishwaran, assistant professor of electrical engineering & computer science; Yoonjin Won, assistant professor of mechanical & aerospace engineering; Kristen Davis, assistant professor of civil & environmental engineering and Earth […]

Could holey silicon be the holy grail of electronics?

UCI engineers find that innovative material facilitates effective on-chip cooling

Fulbright’s finest

UCI rates as top-producing school for prestigious international exchange program

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

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

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

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

UCI, TU Munich and TU Braunschweig launch joint technology development project

Initiative will focus on creation of ‘information processing factory’ computer chips