Amarnath Gupta, a researcher with the San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) at the University of California, San Diego, has been named a Distinguished Scientist by the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), the world’s largest educational and scientific computing society.
The Preuss School UCSD is one of 10 schools in the nation being recognized for academic success through the 2012 MetLife Foundation-National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP) Breakthrough Schools program.
Kicking off International Education Week, the University of California, San Diego was ranked 7th in the nation among doctoral institutions for the number of students who study abroad for a full academic year, according to the Institute of International Education (IIE) Open Doors report released yesterday.
“Merchants of Doubt” (Bloomsbury Press, 2010), coauthored by Naomi Oreskes of UC San Diego’s department of history with Erik Conway, has earned its share of public plaudits – including repeated praise from former Vice President Al Gore.
The UC San Diego Rady School of Management today announced that Professor Ayelet Gneezy is the recipient of this year’s Robert B. Cialdini Award for excellence in a published field study.
Ellen Beck, MD, clinical professor of medicine in the UC San Diego School of Medicine’s Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, has been named a 2011 Health Hero by WebMD Magazine. Each year, WebMD Magazine “celebrates visionary Americans who have overcome daunting health challenges…
James Andreoni, Diana Deutsch, Ayelet Gneezy, William Kuperman, Robert Pinkel, Nicholas Spitzer, and Joel Watson
How do humans learn, and how is the element of time critical for learning? The Temporal Dynamics of Learning Center (TDLC), headquartered at UC San Diego in the Institute for Neural Computation, is helping to answer that question, thanks in part to an $18 million renewal grant from the National Science…
What did UC San Diego Bioengineering Professor Shu Chien and President Barack Obama talk about as Chien received the National Medal of Science from the president Friday at the White House? About the importance of science education and research, of course.
Richard Hong, ERC, ’11, was recently awarded the 2011 Undergraduate Research Award by the Forum on Education Abroad for his innovative research on migrants making dangerous treks through Mexico from Central America.