In order to build and sustain a more robust innovation ecosystem, University of California San Diego is the first University of California campus to establish a chapter of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI).
Being a part of a changemaker, rule-breaker campus like UC San Diego means students, faculty and staff skillfully find solutions to complex problems, create innovative ideas that can improve lives and build novel business concepts that can disrupt the conventional way of doing things.
What happens when different strains of bacteria are present in the same system? Do they co-exist? Do the strongest survive? In a microbial game of rock-paper-scissors, researchers at the University of California San Diego’s BioCircuits Institute uncovered a surprising answer.
52 faculty members and researchers at UC San Diego are among the world’s most influential in their fields, according to the Web of Science Group.
UC San Diego’s Center for Energy Research has been awarded two grants from the Department of Energy for research focused on developing environment-friendly and cost-competitive energy sources and systems.
UC San Diego Vice Chancellor for Research Sandra A. Brown has received two national recognitions for her pioneering research in the field of psychology from the APA and the NIAAA.
Bolarin Lawrence, a third-year nanoengineering major, heard about the Converge Summer Incubator Program and realized it was a great opportunity to learn new business skills and also invest time in supporting first-generation students in STEM careers.
The Regents Scholars Research Initiative is a program that pairs first-year or transfer Regents Scholars with faculty members who will provide mentorship and research support for the fall semester (or longer, per the faculty member) in a for-credit special study course.
UC San Diego is proud to have been named a top 25 undergraduate university for female-founded startups by Pitchbook, a financial data and software company. UC San Diego landed in the No. 22 spot with 45 female founders whose companies raised over $580 million in first-round funding.
UC San Diego and Deerfield Management created Poseidon Innovation to support researchers working to advance disease-curing therapeutics by funding early stage projects and expediting the drug-development cycle. Poseidon announces it is funding three researchers.