Mar 9, 2011
Engineering Student Council Honors 10 at Annual Awards Banquet

Five professors and five students honored by ESC

Mar 1, 2011
Two Samueli School Professors Named IEEE Fellows

Frank Shi and Fan-Gang Zeng are among 321 new Fellows named in 2011

Feb 24, 2011
High School Student Conducts Research Project in UC Irvine Lab

Kimberly Hong works with Assistant Professor Diego Rosso for water research project

Feb 16, 2011
Chancellor’s Professor Named American Association for the Advancement of Science Fellow

Hamid Jafarkhani is one of four UCI professors named AAAS Fellow

Feb 15, 2011
Improving Biomedical Implants

UCI researcher Wendy Liu is trying to make the lifesaving devices less life-threatening

Every year, more than half a million people in the United States undergo surgery for biomedical implants – like stents or heart valves – intended to save their lives, according to the American Heart Association. Unfortunately, these devices themselves can sometimes cause a potentially fatal immune system response.

To help prevent this, UC Irvine biomedical engineer Wendy Liu is researching safer coatings for implants that dissolve inside the body when their work is done.

Feb 9, 2011
Samueli School Showcases Wheelchair Project at Homecoming Street Festival

HSSoE students work with Free Wheelchair Mission to make a difference

Jan 11, 2011
Geological Society Selects Famiglietti as Distinguished Lecturer

Earth system science and CEE professor Jay Famiglietti named the Birdsall-Dreiss Distinguished Lecturer for 2012

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


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