UC San Diego is one of the world’s most prominent hubs for scientific and technological innovation focused on the world’s oceans, a status underscored by the startBlue Accelerator Program, a collaborative venture between Rady School of Management and Scripps Institution of Oceanography.
Every quarter, UC San Diego engineers Joshua Pelz and Luca De Vivo, as well as prosthetics specialist Herb Barrack, travel to Ensenada, Mexico, where they work with amputees to provide free, 3D-printed, custom-made prostheses.
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.
For some marine researchers, becoming a certified scientific diver is a game changer. This certification can have a profound impact on the research experiences and career opportunities available for scientists interested in the underwater environment.