Over the last four months, the UC San Diego men and women’s basketball teams each overcame the loss of key players, persevered through adversity and, as league favorites, overcame the pressure of entering each game with a target on its back.
Robots powered by human-like artificial muscles are still in the research and development stage, but Taylor Henderson is certain that they’ll change the future of prosthetics.
The engineering challenge sounds like a nearly impossible task: making a canoe out of concrete that can float—and race—on water. But ask anyone on the UC San Diego Concrete Canoe team, and they’ll tell you it’s not only possible but also a highlight of their engineering experience at UC San Diego.
She works as… an assistant professor who holds a joint appointment at the School of Global Policy and Strategy and Scripps Institution of Oceanography. “My research bridges the natural and social sciences in a way that addresses climate policy questions,” Ricke said.
As part of the revamped IT Services offices, the department recently opened Tech Hub @ the Hive on the second floor of Torrey Pines Center South. The open space is reminiscent of an Apple Genius Bar, with open space and a walk-up counter for staff members to get on-the-spot IT support.
When describing the ideal work environment, Vince Kellen, UC San Diego’s chief information officer, likes to use a sports illustration. He recounts the time when he sat next to an NHL recruiter at one of his son’s youth hockey games. Kellen asked the recruiter what he was looking for in the ideal…