UC San Diego is a place of intersections, including the multidisciplinary nature of research that allows students and faculty to put discrete areas of study together in new and compelling ways, such as engineering and medicine or chemistry and public health.
Kimberly Prather has been elected to the American Philosophical Society. She is Distinguished Chair in Atmospheric Chemistry and Distinguished Professor at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography and the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at UC San Diego.
UC San Diego researchers fared well in this year’s Multidisciplinary University Research Initiative (MURI) competition, held annually by the Department of Defense. The DOD has announced MURI awards for two UC San Diego-led research teams and three teams of which UC San Diego researchers are a part.
Franklin Antonio, a University of California San Diego alumnus from 1974, co-founder of Qualcomm and generous philanthropist, has died.
Using second-long electrical shocks, UC San Diego scientists were able to control the types of cells in a community of bacteria. Being able to direct the ratio of cells holds implications for settings spanning agriculture to health care, where antibiotic resistance is a significant threat.
Within the University of California system, the student population of 294,000 is an expanding kaleidoscope of experiences and backgrounds: nearly 40 percent are first-generation university students… 34 percent come from low-income backgrounds… 27 percent are racial and ethnic minorities.
UC San Diego Associate Professor of Physics Shelley Wright will receive the 2022 Drake Award from the SETI Institute. Wright will be recognized for her decades-long work in the field of searching for extraterrestrial intelligence (SETI).
U.S. News & World Report today released its 2023 Best Graduate Schools rankings, naming graduate programs and professional schools at the University of California San Diego among the best in the country. The rankings placed nine of the campus’s graduate programs among the top 10 in the nation.
Capitalizing on the diagonal relationship between phosphorus and carbon, researchers at the University of California San Diego report binding diphosphorus to a single metal ion center through coordination chemistry, something that had historically remained elusive.
Undergraduate research opportunities are prized among UC San Diego students—and for good reason. Time spent working in labs or research centers can provide students with a valuable leg up when applying for graduate programs. Diego.