KEYWORD

innovation

Improved land management project co-led by UCI gets $4.6 million in state funding

Data science will help identify best practices to preserve California’s forests, wildlands

Back to School

On paper, Andrea Aebersold had it all. She’d earned a doctorate and was an associate professor of literature at Washington State University. But she began to tire of lecturing to class after class. Something was missing. Then her vice chancellor offered her the chance to design and test an innovative teaching program. It increased the […]

Clean and green: UCI physicist helps invent novel way of converting nitrogen to ammonia

The ammonia you use to clean and disinfect your kitchen floor starts off as nitrogen, a gas that makes up almost 80 percent of Earth’s atmosphere. But the conversion requires the breaking of a strong triple-chemical bond in a high-heat, high-pressure industrial process. UCI physicist Huolin Xin worked with his colleagues at Brookhaven National Laboratory […]

‘Making’ a difference

Dalai Lama Scholars are organizing third annual campus event to develop products for people with disabilities

Biomedical engineering professor is named fellow of the National Academy of Inventors

UCI biomedical engineer Abraham Lee has been named a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors. It’s the highest professional distinction accorded solely to academic inventors who have demonstrated a prolific spirit of innovation in originating or facilitating outstanding inventions that have had a tangible impact on quality of life, economic development and the welfare […]

Better parenting is in the cards

UCI startup incubator helps doctoral student market innovative game promoting life skills

UCI scientists discover technique for manipulating magnets at nanoscale

Physicists from the University of California, Irvine have discovered a new way to control magnets at the nanometer scale by electric current. This breakthrough, detailed in a paper published today in Nature Nanotechnology, may pave the way for the next generation of energy-efficient computers and data centers. “There is growing interest in using magnetic nanoparticles […]

Making a donor-powered difference

Philanthropic support lets researcher translate ‘wacky ideas’ into real-world results

New school of thought

First ‘active learning’ building in California opens at UCI

New school of thought

First ‘active learning’ building in California to open at UCI