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UCR mechanical engineering professor receives award to quantify roadside pollutants

Near-road air quality continues to be an important issue for transportation agencies. Invisible plumes of dirty air from cars and trucks on roadways spread to surrounding neighborhoods increasing residents’ risk of cancer, asthma, heart disease, and other illnesses. Researchers have found that roadside barriers such as sound walls can provide...
By Katharine Hall | | Science / Technology

Seeing inside superfog

High humidity and plant moisture combine with cold air and smoke from burning vegetation to form particularly dense fog, but researchers can’t predict when
By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology

Awards help faculty commercialize inventions

Proof of concept grants advance new technologies to fight cancer and improve agriculture
By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology

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

UC Riverside research could eventually lead to advances in pulmonary healthcare

Scientists are just beginning to understand the mechanics of the lung
By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology

Silicone membranes create micron-scale temperature maps

Development could improve microfluidic devices used for point-of-care diagnostics
By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology

Engineering graduate student is Ford Foundation fellow

Vicente Robles aims to develop a new method to deliver therapeutic agents directly into living cells
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
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