Engineering

Small drains mean big problems at ‘baby beaches’

Dry-weather ‘urban slobber’ runoff is a major pollution culprit, UCI finds

New faculty members

Fresh influx of faculty

School of Medicine claims 14 of 77 new hires

Douglas Thorpe

The king of drones

Douglas Thorpe ’82 has spent decades developing unmanned aerial vehicles for all kinds of uses

Squid conducting electricity

Exploring technology of squid skin

Protein called reflectin could be used to improve performance of biomedical devices

Walkabout for water

Twelve UC undergrads go Down Under to study Aussie approaches to drought, conservation and resource management

UCI engineering dean attends White House Makers Faire

Event provides inspiration for turning student and community ideas into prototypes

Rising waters

UCI students help coastal communities brace for climate change

Sasha Strauss at TEDxUCI

Community conference

TEDxUCIrvine, set for May 31, will explore ‘The Adventure of Discovery’

Water spout

Encouraging cross-campus collaboration

Multidisciplinary projects focused on data science, medical humanities and water will be funded under new Interschool Academic Initiative program

James Earthman

Playing with fire

Titanium golf clubs can generate sparks, ignite brush in the rough, UCI study finds