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Jan 10, 2011
UCI Center Tracks Precipitation Planetwide

Team creates online maps used by foreign countries to predict – and prepare for – intense rainfall

UC Irvine civil and environmental engineering distinguished professor Soroosh Sorooshian, Ph.D., spent the holiday break closely monitoring the heavy rains – not just at home but half a world away. Unlike local forecasters, he and his colleagues aim to help whole nations grapple with deluges.

Jan 3, 2011
Professor Stephen Ritchie Awarded Frank M. Masters Transportation Engineering Award

Ritchie receives award from the American Society of Civil Engineers

Dec 22, 2010
Three Samueli School Students Earn Women’s Transportation Seminar Scholarships

Civil and environmental engineering students recognized for research in transportation

Dec 20, 2010
New BME Professor to Study Microenvironment Influences on Cellular Behavior
Wendy Liu conducts research on both the fundamental and translational levels of tissue engineering and biomaterials
Dec 17, 2010
Martha Mecartney Named ADVANCE Equity Advisor for Samueli School

ChEMS professor appointed Faculty Assistant to the Dean

Dec 15, 2010
ChEMS Graduate Student Receives 2010 SMART Award

Matthew Weeks is first UC Irvine student to receive Department of Defense honor

Dec 14, 2010
Year in Review - Highlights of 2010 at UCI

Year brings scientific advances, national accolades, international outreach, student activism and – yes – anteaters

Dec 14, 2010
iPhone to Hearing Aid

UCI team develops iPhone app that mimics a hearing aid and produces basic hearing tests

Biomedical Engineering Professor Brian J.F. Wong is part of a team of UC Irvine doctors and a medical student that are preparing to release the second version of EarTrumpet – the only iPhone hearing assistance application that combines adjustable volume controls with a hearing test that lets users tailor sound enhancement to their needs.

Dec 13, 2010
Five Samueli School Students Awarded NSF Graduate Research Fellowships

Two current students and three former undergraduates receive accolades

Dec 9, 2010
ARCS Foundation Honors Samueli School Graduate Student Scholars

Students recognized for academic achievement in science and engineering

Dec 9, 2010
Chancellor Signs MOU with President of German University

Memorandum of understanding officially paves the way for a three-year student exchange program between the engineering departments at Germany’s University of Applied Sciences Ansbach and UC Irvine

Dec 7, 2010
Hanoz Santoke Awarded 2010 ASEI Kalpana Chawla Scholarship

American Society of Engineering of Indian Origin Award Given at Annual Convention

Dec 3, 2010
EECS Professor Receives “Giants of Science and Engineering” Medal of Honor

International Award Goes to EECS Research Professor Rui de Figueiredo

Nov 23, 2010
Three Earn UC Irvine Campus Honors

CEE, CHEMS professors and BME undergraduate student recognized for teaching and research

Nov 19, 2010
Engineering the Leaders of the Future

Get to know the 2010-11 Engineering Student Council Executive Leadership

Nov 18, 2010
Gene Therapy Research Proposal Nets CAREER Award for Chemical Engineering Assistant Professor

Young Jik Kwon to study improving delivery of medical treatment to patient cells

Young Jik Kwon, Ph.D., assistant professor of chemical engineering and materials science, pharmaceutical sciences, and biomedical engineering, has received a five-year, $500,000 Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award from the National Science Foundation.  Kwon’s proposal, titled “CAREER: Acid-transforming Polypeptides as Stimuli-responsive, Efficient, Biocompatible, and Tunable Nonviral Gene Carriers,” will explore advances in nonviral gene delivery for gene therapy treatments.

Nov 12, 2010
Samueli School Celebrates "Engineering the Future,” Fariborz Maseeh Awards

Prominent community leaders and engineering faculty honored for their contributions, research and teaching

Nov 10, 2010
CEE Paper Published in Physical Review Letters
Veronica Nieves’ research published in national journal
Nov 2, 2010
CEE Distinguished Professor Receives Honorary Professorship
Soroosh Sorooshian named honorary professor of Beijing Normal University
Oct 28, 2010
Samueli School Names Interim Dean

Associate Dean and MAE Professor Dimitri Papamoschou named interim dean

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