Engineering

Tirtha Banerjee, UCI assistant professor of civil & environmental engineering

Banerjee receives NSF funding to establish international ‘network of networks’ on wildfire research

Research will address the fundamental knowledge gaps in the science and engineering aspects of wildfires

Secretary of Labor Marty Walsh visits UCI

Demonstrations focused on workforce implications of developing more sustainable transportation infrastructure

John Tracy, Ph.D. ’87 standing in front of a plane.

Alum’s philanthropy helps others follow in his footsteps

Former Boeing executive John Tracy funds scholarship for underrepresented UCI students in STEM fields

Largescale wetlands construction seen as effective treatment for farm runoff

UCI, U. of Kansas and U. of Minnesota experts model Mississippi Basin water quality

Microsoft funds study on development of sustainable materials for use in electronics

Oladele Ogunseitan, Ph.D., University of California Presidential Chair and UCI professor of population health and disease prevention, and Julie Schoenung, Ph.D., UCI chair and professor of materials science and engineering, have been awarded a $200,000 research grant from Microsoft Corp. They are co-principal investigators on a project entitled “Sustainable Development of Materials in Printed Circuit […]

UCI researchers part of federally funded effort to boost broadband connectivity in rural US

UCI electrical engineering and computer science researchers are part of a rural wireless connectivity research project that recently received $8 million from the National Science Foundation and the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The funds will help the Platforms for Advanced Wireless Research program establish a new facility in central Iowa dedicated to driving innovation and […]

UCI researchers win funding to shed light on interactions between metabolism, immunity

The Paul G. Allen Frontiers Group has named two UCI researchers as Allen Distinguished Investigators. Michelle Digman, associate professor of biomedical engineering, and Jennifer Prescher, professor of chemistry, were among 10 academic experts chosen this year to explore the relationship between metabolism and the human immune system. The UCI scientists were made co-principal investigators on […]

Jonathan Lakey (right), UCI professor of surgery and biomedical engineering, and Reza Mohammadi, who earned a doctorate in materials science and engineering at UCI

UCI-led team develops transplant biomaterial that doesn’t trigger immune response

Based on stem cell technology, platform can offer long-term treatment for Type 1 diabetes

Two Henry Samueli School of Engineering scientists win DOE early career awards

Funding will support research in advanced energy and materials science technologies

Greenhouse gas and aerosol emissions are lengthening and intensifying droughts

UCI study shows human-sourced boost to drying in Americas, Africa and Asia