The Biden administration has launched the National Artificial Intelligence Research Resource Task Force, on which San Diego Supercomputer Center Director and Physics Professor Michael Norman will participate to help democratize access to resources and tools that fuel AI research and development.
Renee Bowen, the Pastor Faculty Fellow at the University of California San Diego’s School of Global Policy and Strategy and the Department of Economics, has been selected to serve in the Biden administration as the senior economist for Trade with the Council of Economic Advisers (CEA).
A startup developing a 3D printing technique that can manufacture steel cheaper than existing methods, with no carbon emissions and minimal wasted scrap metal, earned the $7,000 Grand Prize at the Triton Innovation Challenge.
The National Institute on Aging has awarded $5 million grant to researchers at UC San Diego School of Medicine to conduct a first-in-human Phase 1 clinical trial of a gene therapy for treating Alzheimer’s disease or Mild Cognitive Impairment.
The University of California San Diego has received the 2021 American Council of Education/Fidelity Investments Award for Institutional Transformation for its science-based, real-time approach to maintaining a low infection rate among students, faculty and staff on campus during the pandemic.
Bukata is only the fourth woman in the U.S. to lead a health system’s orthopedic surgery department.
Computer scientists at the University of California San Diego received an Amazon Research Award to develop a voice assistant to better communicate with older adults. Their initial goal is to create a system capable of understanding and answering the medical questions of adults over age 65.
UC San Diego ranks eighth among U.S. public universities, according to the latest Center for World University Rankings (CWUR).
The University of California San Diego has been ranked fourth among the nation’s top public colleges for students seeking an outstanding education at an affordable price, according to The Princeton Review’s Best Value Colleges for 2021.
The UC San Diego Autism Center for Excellence has received a $1.5 million gift from Kristin Farmer, founder and chief executive officer of ACES, a company that provides services to children with autism and their families, to support the work of Karen Pierce, co-director of the Autism Center.