Engineering

Three UC Irvine engineers involved in Energy Earthshot Initiative

DOE-funded projects will accelerate innovations toward more clean energy solutions

NIH funds UC Irvine project to measure the severity of heart valve backflow

Support originated by Congressman who lost his wife to sudden cardiac death

Stacy Copp standing in a laboratory.

Discovery through mentorship

UCI materials science and engineering project gives student researchers opportunities to excel

Carnegie Corporation recognizes Kyriacos Athanasiou as a ‘Great Immigrant’

Originally from Cyprus, the biomedical engineer came to UC Irvine in 2017

Photograph of UCI Assistant Professor Quinton Smith

Quinton Smith named 2023 Pew Scholar in the Biological Sciences

Quinton Smith, UC Irvine assistant professor in chemical and biomolecular engineering, has been named a 2023 Pew Scholar in the Biomedical Sciences. The Pew Charitable Trusts supports outstanding biomedical researchers at the start of their careers. Pew has honored this year’s group of 22 early-career scientists by furnishing four years of funding for the pursuit of […]

Photograph of a wildfire in the mountains above Orange County, California.

Human-caused climate change to blame for increase in California’s wildfires

Study by UC Irvine, other universities points to growth in burn area through 2050

UC Irvine engineers invent a way to 3D print optical-grade glass at the nanoscale

Innovation enables on-chip manufacturing for technologies in medicine, communications and other applications

UCI’s Henry Samueli School of Engineering

Susan and Henry Samueli give $50 million to UCI’s engineering school

Gift launches Engineering+ research institutes on health, society and the environment

For Phase 1 of the EPA’s Environmental Justice Video Challenge for Students, UCI team members created maps pinpointing soil lead contamination hot spots in Santa Ana; the red areas above show where the dirt contains unhealthy levels of the metal. Following Phase 2 of the competition, UCI students and community activists are partnering in a project to use plants and fungus to remove lead from affected locations.

Meeting the environmental justice challenge

UCI graduate students honored by EPA for bioremediation project video

Kent Nitta B.S. materials science and engineering

#IamUCI – Kent Nitta

Q&A with Class of 2023 graduate Kent Nitta, B.S. materials science and engineering