University of California President Mark G. Yudof announced today that he has selected Pradeep K. Khosla, dean of Carnegie Mellon University’s College of Engineering, to serve as the eighth chancellor of UC San Diego. Khosla is an accomplished leader, educator, researcher and champion for diversity. Details of the appointment will be voted on at the May 16 meeting of the UC Board of Regents.
The San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) at the University of California, San Diego has announced a 10-week computational science program to provide a limited number of undergraduate students with paid, hands-on experience using Gordon, the center’s new data-intensive supercomputer.
James Fallows, national correspondent for The Atlantic, will speak on his new book, “China Airborne: Aviation and the Future of China,” on Tuesday, May 15, 2012 at the University of California San Diego Institute of the Americas. The talk is free and open to the public with no tickets or reservations required.