Roger Tsien, PhD, professor of pharmacology, chemistry and biochemistry at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine who shared the 2008 Nobel Prize in chemistry for his role in helping develop and expand the use of green fluorescent proteins (GFP) was honored today with one of the…
The University of California, San Diego has been ranked 8th best public university and 38th best university in the nation by U.S. News and World Report’s 2013 Best Colleges guidebook released today.
A researcher now at the University of California, San Diego, Wanmin Wu, wrote the outstanding Ph.D. dissertation worldwide last year in the field of multimedia computing, communications and applications, according to an international jury of top experts.
The University of California, San Diego was one of the first public universities to launch an iPhone app in 2009. Since then, UC San Diego Mobile—which includes more than 20 different apps—has become a powerful tool for students, faculty and staff. Today’s students can view their schedule of…
For the third consecutive year, the University of California, San Diego has been recognized by the Washington Monthly as the nation’s top college in rankings that measure “what colleges are doing for the country.” The rankings, listed in the September 2012 issue, are based on research,…
The University of California, San Diego is ranked the 15th best university in world and its life sciences program is ranked 9th, according to the 2012 Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) that was released Aug. 15, 2012 by the Center for World-Class Universities at Shanghai Jiao Tong University.
The UC San Diego Foundation has announced that 10 new community and business leaders, including four alumni of the University of California, San Diego, will join its Board of Trustees for the 2012-2013 fiscal year.
Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego was ranked 15th in The Scientist magazine’s “Best Places to Work in Academia” survey. The list, published in the August 2012 issue of the magazine, rated Scripps 15th of 25 international science institutions and sixth among West Coast institutions.
Using powerful mathematical techniques from information theory, linear systems theory, convex optimization, and functional analysis, a professor of electrical and computer engineering at the University of California, San Diego resolved a 40-year-old open problem in the field of communication.
Dr. Davey Smith, associate professor of medicine at the UC San Diego School of Medicine and the VA San Diego Health System is one of three recipients of the 2012 Avant-Garde Award for HIV/AIDS research.