Rubén Flores, Ph.D., is the Director of Commercialization in UC San Diego’s Office of Innovation and Commercialization. Announcing his appointment in March of this year, Vice Chancellor for Research Sandra Brown said that he exemplifies the high-achieving entrepreneurial spirit necessary for new discoveries…
Pauline Foster, community philanthropist and longtime supporter of the University of California San Diego, died on Saturday, July 30.
Professor Emeritus Stanford S. “Sol” Penner, one of the founders and creators of the engineering program at the University of California San Diego, passed away on July 15, 2016 at his home in La Jolla, Calif. He was 95 years old.
You have to fundamentally move the needle, said Daniel Kaufman (UC San Diego B.A. ‘84) about the kinds of projects he oversees as director of Google’s Advanced Technology and Projects group (ATAP).
The University of California is first in the Top 100 Worldwide Universities Granted U.S. Utility Patents Ranking for 2015. The report, which was released today, is published by the National Academy of Inventors (NAI) and Intellectual Property Owners Association (IPO). The ranking utilizes data acquired…
The Office of Innovation and Commercialization at UC San Diego plays a significant role in the just-announced Urban Innovation Collaboratory, a partnership between UC San Diego Extension and the Downtown San Diego Partnership.
Excitement was palpable at UC San Diego’s inaugural Triton Entrepreneur Night as student entrepreneurs, alumni, staff, and community supporters gathered for demos and presentations from the latest crop of student-driven innovations.
Students and researchers at all stages of their academic careers went head-to-head recently, competing for $100k in prizes at the 10th annual UC San Diego Entrepreneur Challenge.
More than 8,000 students of the University of California San Diego will graduate during the campus’s commencement weekend June 11 and 12, beginning with the All Campus Commencement featuring keynote speaker Muhammad Yunus, a Nobel Peace Prize recipient and founder of the global microfinance movement.…
Oncternal Therapeutics, a new cancer-focused biotechnology startup, has signed a wide-ranging licensing agreement with UC San Diego to develop and commercialize antibodies and antibody-related binding agents.