2009 News

Jul 24, 2009
Outstanding Engineering Professors Honored with Fariborz Maseeh Best Research and Teaching Awards
Payam Heydari, J. Michael McCarthy, and Ali Mohraz recognized for their numerous contributions and successes
Jul 6, 2009
CHEMS Graduate Student Receives Prominent NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program Award
Shehreen Dheda earns three-year award to study titanium for biomedical applications
Jul 1, 2009
Samueli School Appoints Four New Department Chairs
BME, ChEMS, EECS and MAE departments welcome new leadership
Jun 25, 2009
In Memoriam: Honored Samueli School Professor
In Memoriam: MAE Professor Emeritus Donald K. Edwards
Jun 25, 2009
Spring 2009 Samueli School Fellowship Roll-Call
Engineering students earn numerous prestigious fellowship awards
Jun 24, 2009
Clearing the Air

Clearing the Air

UC Irvine cuts greenhouse gas emissions from the (efficiently irrigated) ground up

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Photo:  UC Irvine Hydrogen Fueling Station, operated by the National Fuel Cell Research Center.
Paul Kennedy, Photographer
Jun 22, 2009
UC Irvine Names Founding Director of The Edwards Lifesciences Center for Advanced Cardiovascular Technology
Steven C. George to drive strategic direction of the center
Jun 17, 2009
Congratulations to Engineering Staff Service Award Honorees
Samueli School staff members honored for continued service to UC Irvine
Jun 8, 2009
A Monumental Step for UC Irvine’s Tau Beta Pi Chapter

A Monumental Step for UC Irvine’s Tau Beta Pi Chapter

Tau Beta Pi officers are all smiles after the installation of the Bent monument.
Left to right:  Christopher Dao, Ricardo Komai, Kenneth Wong, and Sabeen Cochinwala

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Jun 1, 2009
Engineering Nabs Top Honors in the 2009 Business Plan Competition at The Paul Merage School of Business
Team ZeroWatt sweeps first place and “best concept paper” for advancing technology that redefines low power electronics
May 27, 2009
UC Irvine Announces 2009 Medal Recipients
Medalists will be recognized at awards dinner in October
May 21, 2009
"Engineering the Future" Awards Bestowed to Outstanding Leaders at Emulex Corporation
Paul F. Folino and James M. McCluney honored for their extraordinary contributions to engineering education and scholarly excellence
May 20, 2009
UC Irvine Receives Substantial Software Donation from MSC.Software to Advance Engineering Education
Students to benefit from leading industry simulation software
May 14, 2009
Dr. John J. Tracy Honored as 2009 Engineering Lauds and Laurels Distinguished Alumnus
Recognized for his outstanding service and contributions to UC Irvine
May 13, 2009
Identifying a Killer

Identifying a Killer

Mary Amasia's anthrax detection system permits a more rapid response to a deadly disease


Photo credit:  Daniel A. Anderson, University Communications
May 4, 2009
Engineering Dean Delivers Prestigious Award Lecture at MIT
Rafael L. Bras honored with the 2008-2009 James R. Killian Jr. Faculty Achievement Award
Apr 27, 2009
UC Irvine Engineering Proudly Progresses in 2010 U.S.News and World Report Best Graduate Schools Rankings
Samueli School improves two spots on annual list while specialty areas also enjoy successes
Apr 20, 2009
UCI to Participate in Groundbreaking Residential Fuel Cell Tests

UCI to Participate in Groundbreaking Residential Fuel Cell Tests

Department of Energy funds university partnership with Plug Power

UC Irvine’s National Fuel Cell Research Center will partner with New York-based Plug Power to test the viability of the latest generation of fuel cell technology for providing electricity and heat to homes.

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Photo:  Courtesy of GenSys
Apr 16, 2009
Road Warriors

Road Warriors

Institute of Transportation Studies graduates keep people moving

As our expanding population outgrows an aging infrastructure, transportation is becoming an increasingly important topic in Orange County and statewide.

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Photo:  Courtesy of Port of Long Beach
Mar 26, 2009
Technology Links Distant Classrooms

Technology Links Distant Classrooms

Teleconferencing lets UCI teach engineering to students in Mexico

Photo:  Daniel A. Anderson, University Communications


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