Just ahead of Hurricanes Irma and Maria, a UC San Diego research team was able to map and document various underwater and coastal features along Puerto Rico’s coast last month, providing baseline measurements of a number of important archaeological sites that are vulnerable to coastal erosion, particularly…
Curt Schurgers, director of the QI Prototyping Lab, is celebrating two big accomplishments: An appointment to the faculty of the UC San Diego Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and a Fulbright U.S. Scholar Award.
Kyoto University of Japan, one of the University of California San Diego’s international partners, announced the opening of a liaison office in San Diego in late March. UC San Diego played a key role in establishing the office designed to ease in partnering and collaboration.
UC San Diego Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering professor Olivia Graeve has been named one of the “100 mujeres más poderosas de México” – one of the 100 most powerful women in Mexico, according to a Forbes 2017 ranking.
The University of California San Diego School of Global Policy and Strategy announces a new chair of and welcomes 11 new members to its advisory board, joining a long-standing council of prominent members of the local and international communities.
On Tuesday, April 25, UC San Diego’s Social Impact and Innovation initiative is organizing a 90-minute workshop on human trafficking in the San Diego region – and even on university campuses. It’s the first of six monthly events geared to a curriculum for raising awareness and helping to combat…
The first “Militarism & Migration” academic conference will be presented in the City Heights neighborhood — historically serving as the home for the majority of resettled refugees in the city — April 21-23 at the East African Community and Cultural Center.
In an era of wall-building, UC San Diego is creating links between the university and the marginalized communities straddling the U.S.-Mexico border. Now, a grant of $1 million from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation will help advance the Cross-Border Community Stations project, spearheaded by professors…
INRIA, the French national institute for computer science and applied mathematics, has created a new International Chair and appointed UC San Diego computer engineer Rajesh Gupta to the part-time position. Gupta will spend up to a year in France spread over the five-year appointment, starting this summer.
Researchers at QI, in cooperation with the government of Bermuda, have announced the launch of the Bermuda 100 Challenge, an ambitious campaign to digitally document at least 100 ships, artifacts and other sites in Bermuda's shallow reefs.