Fred Tzeng

Little chip, big implications

UCI research produces breakthrough for battery efficiency in medical equipment, automobiles and consumer electronics.

Highlights of 2011 at UCI

UC Irvine students, staff and faculty stepped up in the face of another year of budget challenges and fee increases with continued drive, talent and innovation. The results? More research breakthroughs, national honors and global outreach — even a second dodgeball world record. Here are snapshots of UCI 2011. As always, it was quite a […]

World's lightest metal sitting atop a dandelion fluff

Lighter than a feather and stronger than an ox

In collaboration with HRL Laboratories and California Institute of Technology, UCI engineers construct metal structure 100 times lighter than Styrofoam™.

Dorothy Williams with robotic device

Merging robotic rehab and stem cell research

Cutting-edge rehab programs at the Sue & Bill Gross Stem Cell Research Center utilize robotics and computer software that someday could be combined with stem cell-based therapies to accelerate recovery from strokes and spinal cord injuries.

Steven George

Going with the flow

Biomedical engineers host industry open house to show off micro tissue and other research.

Jean-Paul Carvalho

68 new faculty members welcomed

Eight full professors join the engineering, law and medical schools.

Gregory Washington

New engineering dean gears up for fiscal challenge

Gregory Washington knows the mechanics of staying cool under pressure.

Waste not, want not

UCI invents way to turn sewage into hydrogen power.

Music Glove

An app a day

New Calit2 division uses technology to put patients in control of their health.

Mikael Nilsson

Taking the ‘waste’ out of nuclear waste

While spent nuclear fuel continues to pile up by the ton across the United States, engineering professor Mikael Nilsson says the solution is clear: recycle it at the commercial nuclear power plants that create it.