Content Authored by: Holly Ober

UC Riverside and CARB partner to train tomorrow’s environmental leaders

The California Air Resources Board formalizes agreements offering classes, facility tours, and more to Riverside schools
By Holly Ober |

Blackstone LaunchPad lands at UC Riverside

A series of campus programs for undergraduates including workshops, networking events, and one-on-one mentoring will start this fall
By Holly Ober |

New lab is California’s best defense against deadly citrus disease

California citrus growers and UC Riverside joined forces to combat Huanglongbing
By Holly Ober |

Bigger data, better materials

UC Riverside-led project combines physics-based modeling and machine learning to discover new materials for more efficient chemical separation and better lithium ion batteries
By Holly Ober |

National Science Foundation renews support of AsterixDB

The ongoing collaboration between UC Riverside and UC Irvine has produced a one-of-a-kind open source database system
By Holly Ober |

Two engineers receive University of California grants for cancer research

Yanran Li and Joshua Morgan will investigate bioengineered approaches toward treating cancer
By Holly Ober |

UC Riverside engineering ranked in top 30 for salary potential

Bourns College ranks #30 in PayScale's ranking of 415 engineering programs across the nation
By Holly Ober |

Data-driven discovery of one-dimensional materials

Balandin and Bartels receive $1.12 million grant to discover new van der Waals materials
By Holly Ober |

Guillermo Aguilar elevated to Mexican National Academy of Engineering

Aguilar specializes in biomedical optics and lasers and is developing a ceramic “Window to the Brain” with Mexican colleagues
By Holly Ober |

Electrical engineer receives the Faculty Research Lecturer Award

Bir Bhanu is a distinguished professor of electrical and computer engineering and the Marlan and Rosemary Bourns Endowed Presidential Chair in Engineering
By Holly Ober |

New group of light pulses for a faster internet

Dissipative pure quartic solitons carry similar amounts of power at different frequencies, making them particularly suitable for power-efficient high-data-rate optical communication
By Holly Ober |

Balandin receives Brillouin Medal for graphene phonon research

Alexander Balandin, a distinguished professor of electrical and computer engineering at UC Riverside, has received the Brillouin Medal from the International Phononics Society
By Holly Ober |

UC Riverside students analyzed county’s homeless survey data

Riverside County received some welcome help from UC Riverside with the 2019 point-in-time count of homeless residents
By Holly Ober |

Engineering professor receives DARPA Young Faculty Award

Luat Vuong, an assistant professor of mechanical engineering, has received a prestigious Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency Young Faculty Award.
By Holly Ober |

Irrigation specialist receives USDA New Investigator Award

Amir Haghverdi, an assistant cooperative extension specialist of irrigation and water management in the environmental sciences department, has been awarded a nearly $500,000 Food and Agricultural Science Enhancement New Investigator grant by the National Institute of Food and Agriculture of the United States Department of Agriculture
By Holly Ober |

Entrepreneurs win innovation award

A team of UC Riverside mechanical engineering doctoral students received the notable “Spirit of I-Corps” award to cap the meeting of the National Science Foundation’s Innovation Corps, or I-Corps, 2019 San Francisco winter cohort
By Holly Ober |

Climate scientist is a Sloan Fellow

Wei Liu, an assistant professor in the Department of Earth Sciences at the University of California, Riverside, has been awarded a prestigious Sloan Research Fellowship for his work to improve our understanding of the ocean’s role in climate change and climate variability
By Holly Ober |

Albert Wang Elected National Academy of Inventors Fellow

Albert Wang, a professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering in the Marlan and Rosemary Bourns College of Engineering at UC Riverside, has been elected to the National Academy of Inventors (NAI) for his patents on design-for-reliability for integrated circuits and systems
By Holly Ober |

UCR School of Business Awarded Re-Accreditation by Distinguished AACSB International

The UCR School of Business has been awarded re-accreditation by the distinguished Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB international)
By Holly Ober |

Electronic Nose Startup Gets Whiff of Success

Chromanose chosen for National Science Foundation Innovation Corps entrepreneurial support
By Holly Ober |