Science & Technology

Mosquito

Squashing mosquito-borne disease

With a $10,000 award from the UCI Graduate Division, Thomas Gilbreath will study how land-use in Africa affects the mosquito population and spread of malaria. The fellowship supports students whose research could have significant public impact.

Shih Chieh Huang's EX-I-09 exhibit

Mechanical sculpture

Artist transforms electrical detritus into imaginary, evolving organisms in current Beall Center exhibit.

Student groups go for the green

UC Irvine students want to foster a sustainable culture that moves beyond hemp bags and energy-efficient light bulbs.

Masayasu Nomura

Probing the mysteries of living cells

Renowned molecular biologist Masayasu Nomura has devoted his life to probing the mysteries of ribosomes and cell growth.

New institute aims to balance the planet

Michael Prather discusses UCI’s new environment institute, which aims to identify research needed for an improved understanding of society’s response to a changing climate and for environmental science to better respond to societal needs.

Port of Long Beach

Road warriors

As our expanding population outgrows an aging infrastructure, transportation is becoming an increasingly important topic in Orange County and statewide. It also has significant implications for the U.S. economy, considering that transportation-related goods and services account for about 20 percent of the nation’s gross national product. “The safe and efficient movement of people and goods […]

Alan Terricciano

Houseplants in concert

UC Irvine’s arts dean, Alan Terricciano, plays a mean cactus as he wires up houseplants for an April 4 concert on the green.

'Untitled' by Antonio San Nicolas

New institute boosts clinical research

New facility for conducting clinical trials will take UC Irvine’s medical research to a new level, allowing overnight stays and supervised diets.

Eric Rignot

Measuring melting ice sheets

Global climate change – especially as it relates to glacial melting and rising ocean levels – is the subject of much debate and research. Eric Rignot, Earth system science professor, studies ice sheet melting in Antarctica and Greenland. He will talk about his work March 31 as part of the 2008-09 Discover the Physical Sciences Breakfast Lecture Series.

Marc Madou

Technology links distant classrooms

With video teleconferencing technology in UC Irvine’s Teaching, Learning & Technology Center, Marc Madou can teach engineering to students in Irvine and Mexico simultaneously.