Researchers at the University of California San Diego say they have dramatically advanced the science of biometric identification, creating a novel technology that can capture the fingerprints of infants and children, even on the first day of birth.
World-renowned composer Lei Liang has been named the inaugural Research Artist in Residence at the UC San Diego Qualcomm Institute. Appointed for three years, the Department of Music professor will expand his research on the sonification of coral reefs, highlighted in his “Hearing Seascapes” interdisciplinary…
The University of California San Diego has been awarded $11.3 million over four years from DARPA to lead a multi-institution project which aims to develop electronic design automation tools for 24-hour, no-human-in-the-loop hardware layout generation.
Nine teams of UC San Diego students, faculty and other researchers who have developed novel innovations that could improve various aspects of health care, have been awarded proof-of-concept awards designed to help bring their campus inventions to commercial use.
Engineers have developed a tiny, ultra-low power chip that could be injected just under the surface of the skin for continuous, long-term alcohol monitoring. The chip is powered wirelessly by a wearable device such as a smartwatch or patch. The goal of this work is to develop a convenient, routine monitoring…
The Cultural Heritage Engineering Initiative (CHEI), based at the University of California San Diego, has received $225,000 from San Diego-based entrepreneur Brian Strauss to enable digital visualization technologies that make it possible to see cultural heritage sites and artifacts in entirely new ways…
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Two multimedia installations by Music graduate students based on the sonification of endangered coral reefs will premiere Feb. 8 as part of the 2017-2018 performance season at UC San Diego's Initiative for Digital Exploration of Arts & Sciences (IDEAS) in the Qualcomm Institute.
UC San Diego is launching an online series of eight courses in Algorithms and Data Structures on the edX platform to help students worldwide master algorithmic programming techniques to qualify for a top senior engineering job.
On Feb. 9, bestselling novelist and activist Cory Doctorow will be back on the UC San Diego campus for a lecture at the Qualcomm Institute on the Earth's finite resources as reflected in his 2017 novel, WALKAWAY.