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UC Riverside receives $4.5 million for engineering graduate education

Five GAANN Awards from the U.S. Department of Education will support 90 engineering graduate students
By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology

Physicists name and codify new field in nanotechnology: ‘electron quantum metamaterials’

UC Riverside’s Nathaniel Gabor and colleague formulate a vision for the field in a perspective article
By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Science / Technology

Federal grant will help develop new stroke treatment

The device aims to reduce brain swelling and deliver a neuroprotective drug
By Holly Ober | | Health

More than $1 million in grants for computational chemistry and materials science

The research will improve understanding of catalysis and develop new photodetection technologies
By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology

Genetically engineered virus spins gold into beads

The discovery could make production of some electronic components cheaper, easier, and faster
By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology

Nanofiber filter improves rural water treatment

An electrospun nanofiber uniquely suited to removing nitrogen and phosphorous could help prevent nitrate contamination of drinking water in small, rural communities most at risk
By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology

UC Riverside startup receives National Science Foundation grant

Small Business Innovation Research Program provides seed funding for BEAM-CA, LLC
By Holly Ober | | Business, Science / Technology

Award-winning inventions improve electronics and renewable natural gas

Graphene thermal interface and steam hydrogasification receive TechConnect National Innovation Awards

Why mantis shrimp don’t crack under pressure

Cracking paradoxically improves fracture resistance in the pugnacious crustacean’s dactyl club
By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology

Chemist receives Department of Energy award

Early Career Research Program award will support Ming Lee Tang’s research on developing hybrid organic-inorganic materials

Electrons take one step forward without two steps back

Scientists use molecular dipoles to accelerate electron transfer in one direction and completely suppress it in the other. This “holy grail” of energy science could hasten the design of new and superb energy and electronic materials
By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology

One-dimensional material packs a powerful punch for next generation electronics

The new technology has applications in nanometer-scale transistors and circuits
By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology

UCR metallurgist available to speak about the science of 'Black Panther'

Suveen Mathaudhu is an engineer, educator, and expert on the science of superheroes
By Sarah Nightingale | | Science / Technology

How mantis shrimp pack the meanest punch

Multifaceted design of the mantis shrimp club is inspiring advanced composite materials for airplanes and football helmets
By Sarah Nightingale | | Science / Technology
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