UCI biomedical engineer co-authors guide for federal investing in synthetic biology research

Today a group of more than 80 scientists and engineers from 30 universities and a dozen companies released a road map to guide and encourage government agencies to invest effectively in engineering and synthetic biology research endeavors. Chang Liu, UCI assistant professor of biomedical engineering, is lead author of the document’s biomolecular engineering section. The […]

Combination of water scarcity and inflexible demand puts world’s river basins at risk

UCI-led study examines consumption patterns and suggests resilience strategies

Anthropologist awarded two-year NSF grant to study typographers, cultural use of fonts

Keith Murphy, UCI associate professor of anthropology, has received a two-year, $210,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to study typographers – the people who design the fonts we see daily all around us, on everything from product packaging to websites, cellphone messages and signage. His interviews will provide insights into the creators’ practices and […]

UCI scientists are first to observe and image all-important molecular vibrations

Using light focused to size of an atom, they push microscopy resolution to new level

UCI, UCR scientists eavesdrop on DNA synthesizer to steal genetic blueprint

Research shows vulnerability of sensitive procedure to acoustic side-channel attack

Astronomers from UCI, other institutions use new technique to find extrasolar planets

Effectiveness of tool is demonstrated on recent super-Earth discovery at Barnard’s star

UCI selected for national effort to develop more diverse STEM faculty

University is one of 15 tapped for inaugural institutional change cohort

Branching out

UCI strives to boost number of minority students earning STEM degrees

NSF grant supports UCI microfluidics research center

UCI’s Center for Advanced Design and Manufacturing of Integrated Microfluidics has received a $750,000 grant from the National Science Foundation for ongoing research into developing miniature devices that can perform biochemical analytical functions quickly and inexpensively. These chips have the potential to rapidly detect dangerous toxins in the blood, quickly screen hundreds of potential drugs, […]

NSF increases physics, astronomy scholarship funding for underserved Californians

UCI expects to double number of graduate students in Cal-Bridge program