Science & Technology

E-Week activities

Restoring math and science excellence

Summit aims to boost student interest, achievement in science, technology, engineering, math.

Building robots to fix water pipes

UCI engineers are working on robotic technology to rehabilitate the nation’s aging water infrastructure.

Helping Haitians find family

Professor Chen Li and his computer science student team created a “People Finder” Web site to help Haitian quake victims reunite with family.

Michael Goodrich and Gene Tsudik

Thwarting cyber attacks

UCI researchers try to ward off increasingly sophisticated cyber attacks.

Donald Patterson

Making sense of social media

Donald Patterson, director of the Laboratory for Ubiquitous Computing & Interaction, discusses social media and its future.

Tom Lane

Could stem cells reverse MS?

Biologist Tom Lane and a team of UCI researchers are leading an effort to determine whether a stem-cell-based treatment can repair neurological damage caused by multiple sclerosis.

Everyday objects help teach basic biology

Diane O’Dowd uses objects from her garage to demonstrate biology principles and engage students.

Shaking up earthquake theory

New information about the inner workings of earthquake faults could change how experts estimate the potential for the next “big one,” according to UC Irvine researchers.

Telescope tuner’s focus: sharper images

UCI physicist Gary Chanan focuses on fine-tuning the world’s largest telescopes.

Veteran student pictures a better life

Camera in hand, Gilberto Cardenas has chronicled his journey from soldier to undergrad researcher. His photographs have appeared in international scientific journals.