Tibor Juhasz

Grabbing the Golden Goose

Tibor Juhasz honored for discovery that led to laser eye surgery

Remembering Michael Berns

Inspired by a ruby beam of light, the Beckman Laser Institute co-founder changed science, medicine – and UCI

NASA grant supports UCI-led project to remotely monitor changes in beaches, dunes

New techniques to measure coastal topography will improve understanding of flood risk

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 […]

Thomas Milner, the new director of UCI’s Beckman Laser Institute & Medical Clinic

Inventive medicine

Optics innovator Thomas Milner is back at UCI as director of the Beckman Laser Institute & Medical Clinic

UCI physicists exploring use of Blu-ray disc lasers to kill COVID-19, other viruses

Low-cost technology could be employed in hand-held devices and ventilation systems

Toshiki Tajima wins prestigious physics prize

The American Physical Society has awarded Toshiki Tajima, UCI’s Norman Rostoker Chair in Applied Physics, the 2019 Robert R. Wilson Prize for Achievement in the Physics of Particle Accelerators. APS highlighted his fundamental contributions to the invention and realization of laser wakefield acceleration in plasma physics. Applications include ultrafast radiolysis for research in radiation chemistry, brilliant X-rays […]

UCI biotech startup places in systemwide competition

Laser Associated Sciences has received $50,000 for placing second in primeUC, a systemwide competition for early-stage companies involved in the development of innovative life science technologies. The competition was part of UC President Janet Napolitano’s Innovation & Entrepreneurship Initiative, which aims to help startups affiliated with the university. Founded by UCI Beckman Laser Institute graduates […]

Shaul Mukamel

UCI’s Shaul Mukamel elected to National Academy of Sciences

– Shaul Mukamel, a UC Irvine Distinguished Professor of chemistry who probes molecular secrets using ultrafast pulses of laser light, has been elected to the National Academy of Sciences.

Thousands of tons of space debris encircle the planet.

Researchers propose zapping space debris with laser

A research team that includes UC Irvine proposes using a laser mounted on the International Space Station to zap threatening space debris.