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Content Tagged with: Marlan And Rosemary Bourns College Of Engineering

For UC Riverside Bioengineering Professor Immune System Research was Personal

Dimitrios Morikis, UC Riverside Professor of Bioengineering, passed away May 27, 2019. Professor Morikis is well known for his work in immunophysics and immunoengineering, where he used physics and engineering approaches to understand molecular mechanisms of immunology, develop disease models, and design new drugs and molecular sensors for autoimmune and...
By Angela Meluski | | Science / Technology

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

An interview with UCR Engineering parents

Parent's of graduating electrical engineering student, Frances and Ruperd Wilson Sr. reflect on their son's time at BCOE. Q: What inspired Ruperd to attend UCR and become an Electrical Engineer? Frances Wilson: Ruperd always enjoyed building things, figuring out how things worked and watching Jimmy Neutron as a child. His...
By Katharine Hall | | Science / Technology

Engineering Commencement Speakers Announced

David Tsai, this year’s engineering keynote speaker for the Marlan and Rosemary Bourns College of Engineering (BCOE), will follow in his father’s footsteps to inspire tomorrow’s engineers while Crysthal Alvarez, the first engineer in her family, will address her fellow graduates as the student speaker. Tsai, a partner at Pillsbury...
By Angela Meluski | | Science / Technology

Integrating acquisition and analysis in AI systems

UCR engineering professors receive $1.2M Navy grant to make artificial intelligent (AI) systems smarter
By Katharine Hall | | Science / Technology

An interview with a UCR Engineering parent, Bert Poole

Jacob Poole, computer science and engineering student with his father, Bert Poole Bert Poole served as a guest judge for Citrus Hack at the Bourns College of Engineering. Citrus Hack is a 36-hour, student organized hackathon in which student participants create an entire computer science and engineering project from scratch...
By Katharine Hall | | Science / Technology

Four Engineering Professors Named as Fellows

This year, four UCR Marlan and Rosemary Bourns College of Engineering professors were named Fellows in recognition to their contributions and extraordinary achievements to advancing science. Electrical and computer engineering professor Albert Wang has been named Fellow of the National Academy for Inventors (NAI), computer science and engineering professor Stefano...
By Katharine Hall | | Science / Technology

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...
By Katharine Hall | | Science / Technology

New! Engineering Transfer Student Center to Open

New school. New classes. New study groups. The transition from a community college to a four-year institution can be difficult but the opening of a new transfer student center at UCR’s Marlan and Rosemary Bourns College of Engineering will help prepare transfer students as they begin the next step in...
By Katharine Hall | | Science / Technology

Two ECE faculty on most highly cited list

Two electrical and computer engineering (ECE) faculty at the University of California, Riverside have been named to the 2018 Highly Cited Researchers list compiled by Clarivate Analytics, which was previously part of the Thomson Reuters. The list includes frequently cited researchers in 21 fields of the sciences and social sciences,...
By Katharine Hall | | Science / Technology

CE-CERT Director appointed to U.S Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Committee

Matthew J. Barth, UC Riverside College of Engineering - Center for Environmental Research and Technology Director and Yeager Families Chair, was recently appointed to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Mobile Sources Technical Review Subcommittee (MSTRS) of the Clean Air Act Advisory Committee (CAAAC). This powerful subcommittee provides the CAAAC with...
By Katharine Hall | | Science / Technology

Bioengineering to host an open house of its new Pediatric Rehabilitation Technology Lab showcasing advancements in pediatric assistive devices

The ability to move independently permits us to examine the world around us. Children born with motor impairments face unique challenges to learn about their environment and develop cognitively and socially through locomotion. Innovative research in pediatric rehabilitative technologies allow children with these disabilities to interact with and explore their...
By Katharine Hall | | Science / Technology

Marlan and Rosemary Bourns College of Engineering welcomes 17 new faculty

This year, UC Riverside’s Marlan and Rosemary Bourns College of Engineering (BCOE) welcomed 17 new faculty members, bringing its total faculty cohort to 129. Among the additions are the new engineering dean, a distinguished engineering professor, three provost diversity fellows, a Fulbright Scholar, a National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER awardee,...
By Katharine Hall | | Science / Technology

Bioengineering-led Neuroengineering Symposium brings more than 80 academic experts to share their advancement and build partnerships

UCR’s Department of Bioengineering led the campus’ first Computational Neuroimaging and Neuroengineering Symposium (CNNS) in November. The symposium brought together more than 80 cognitive neuroscientists, computational psychologists, bioengineers and neuroengineers, electrical and computer engineers, and computer scientists to discuss new advances and results in the fast-growing field. Students, postdocs, and...
By Katharine Hall | | Science / Technology

Natural gas engine can reduce smog from heavy-duty trucks

Simulated on-road testing shows the engine maintains near-zero emissions during all duty cycles
By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology

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

Improved oxidation is water wizardry against drought

Research finds ways to remove more of the tricky substances that can squeak through water treatment
By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology

Electronic nose startup gets whiff of success

Chromanose chosen for National Science Foundation Innovation Corps entrepreneurial support
By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology, Business
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