The San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) at the University of California San Diego will participate in a comprehensive national initiative announced by the White House this week to spur advances in digital process controls to improve the efficiency of U.S. manufacturing.
The campus created the new position of Director of Social Impact and Innovation and appointed to the job Naila Chowdhury, a longtime colleague of Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Mohammad Yunus (who was in San Diego to give the Commencement speech at UC San Diego over the weekend).
A Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California San Diego-led research team studied satellite-tracked manta rays to shed light on the lives of these mysterious ocean giants.
Twenty-five students, only half of them from computer science, showcased their final presentations in Computer Science and Engineering 198 – a set of interactive mini-games called RecyCool, designed to start teaching third-graders how and why to recycle.
Several UC San Diego students competed last week in the two-day competition, which was designed to transform climate-related data into solutions the City of San Diego can implement in support of its ambitious Climate Action Plan.
A team of physicists that visualized the internal nanostructure of an intact butterfly wing has discovered two physical attributes that make those structures so bright and colorful.
Alternative Breaks for students are local, domestic, and international trips that combine a focus on social justice with strong direct service, and are meant to have a lasting positive impression on the communities served and the students who serve them.
An American aircraft, a TBM-1C Avenger, missing since July 1944 was recently located in the waters surrounding the Pacific Island nation of Palau by Project RECOVER—a collaborative effort to combine the most advanced oceanographic technology with advanced archival research methods to locate aircraft…
Engineers at the University of California San Diego have developed the first flexible wearable device capable of monitoring both biochemical and electric signals in the human body. The Chem-Phys patch records electrocardiogram (EKG) heart signals and tracks levels of lactate, a biochemical that is a…
The U.S. Department of Energy has ranked UC San Diego’s algae biofuels research effort the number one program in the nation for the fourth consecutive year.