Science & Technology

Tracking precipitation planetwide

Team creates online maps used by foreign countries to predict – and prepare for – intense rainfall.

Dr. Henry Klassen

Unlocking stem cells’ potential to cure eye disease

Dr. Henry Klassen is discovering new ways to use stem cells to repair the retina, offering new hope for people suffering from retinitis pigmentosa and macular degeneration.

Nan Collett

There’s only one Nan

Longtime assistant Nan Collett helps superior memory research in James McGaugh’s lab run smoothly.

Making science come alive

UCI students educate, entertain children visiting Santa Ana museum.

James McGaugh

UCI scientists study people who can’t forget

Information for folks who watch 60 Minutes episode and want to contact UCI.

EarTrumpet on the iPhone

iPhone to hearing aid

UCI team develops iPhone app that mimics a hearing aid and produces basic hearing tests.

A crowd-surfing student

2010 a year of challenges, achievement at UCI

In the past year, UC Irvine students, staff and faculty have stepped up in the face of continuing budget challenges and fee increases with innovation, drive and talent. The result? Research breakthroughs, national honors, global outreach, sports firsts – even a Guinness world record. Here are some top 2010 stories.

Reginald Penner and Reza Davari Ardakani

U.S., Iranian solar energy scientists convene at UCI

Meeting provides a collegial counterpoint to stormy political environment.

Hal Stern

New computer school dean is team player

New computer school dean Hal Stern is a statistician and sports lover.

Doug Cheung

Student promotes compassion in medicine

UCI senior and new Dalai Lama Scholar Doug Cheung is dedicated to compassionate healing.