Content Tagged with: Department of Mechanical Engineering

Crimped or straight? Lung fiber shape influences elasticity

The shape and architecture of collagen and elastin fibers can improve our understanding of lung diseases, including the one associated with vaping
By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology, Health

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...
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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

Integrating acquisition and analysis in AI systems

UCR engineering professors receive $1.2M Navy grant to make artificial intelligent (AI) systems smarter
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ARL-West and UCR engineering partnership a win-win for the future warfighters and students alike

Today’s soldiers face a battlefield unlike any before them. With the rapid advancement of high performance technology, warfighters can quickly be left vulnerable if they lack the latest capabilities. The Army Research Laboratory West’s (ARL-West) latest partnership with UC Riverside’s Marlan and Rosemary Bourns College of Engineering (BCOE), the ARL...
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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

New UC Riverside research advances spintronics technology

Discoveries will help realize the promise of faster, energy-efficient spintronic computers and ultra-high-capacity data storage
By Dennis Meredith | | Science / Technology