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Content Authored by: Holly Ober

Cengiz Ozkan receives Turkey’s highest scientific award

The TUBITAK Scientific Research Award is given for pioneering accomplishments

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Mechanical engineering chair named ASME fellow

Guillermo Aguilar has joined the American Society of Mechanical Engineers’ 2020 class of fellows

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Electro-magnetic capacitors could eventually rival gasoline for energy storage

Incorporating a magnetic field could help capacitors store more energy without breaking down

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Two BCOE professors join DOE Energy Frontier Research Center

Alexander Balandin’s Phonon Optimized Engineered Materials Center will contribute to the Ultra EFRC’s research efforts by investigating acoustic phonons and thermal conduction in wide-band gap materials

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CE-CERT Receives IEEE ITS Society Institutional Lead Award

The award recognizes CE-CERT's leadership in developing environmental technologies to improve transportation, air quality, and energy efficiency

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Yanran Li receives NIH New Innovator Award

High-Risk, High-Reward Research Program grant will support efforts to produce plant natural products in yeast

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First endowed fund for a student organization supports Black engineers

The fund will support in perpetuity UCR’s chapter of the National Society of Black Engineers

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FarmSense moves to Entrepreneurship World Cup finals

The UC Riverside startup won second place in the U.S. and will compete for $500,000 in October

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Mark Hatch joins UC Riverside professor’s energy startup as CEO

Known as “The Godfather of the Maker Movement,” Hatch has raised tens of millions of dollars in investments for technology startups

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UC Riverside MBA program receives STEM designation

International students can apply for optional professional training that allows for three years of U.S. employment after graduation

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Kandis Leslie Abdul-Aziz receives Hellman Fellowship

The award will support development of scalable technology to recycle plastic waste into the precursors of valuable fuels and chemicals

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Eleven UC Riverside professors receive prestigious NSF CAREER Awards

Seven of the awards went to women

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Better encryption for wireless privacy at the dawn of quantum computing

Yingbo Hua's lab has developed a physical layer encryption method that could be immune to the threat of quantum computing

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UC Riverside engineers are using supercomputers to investigate rapid, CRISPR-based COVID-19 tests

The Palermo Lab will study the interactions of the SARS-CoV-2 virus’s genetic material with the proteins behind the CRISPR gene-editing system

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UC Riverside engineers receive award from Society of Automotive Engineers

UC Riverside group won the New Methods and Tools award for its project, “Development of Fractional Cabin Air Recirculation System"

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UC Riverside students crunch homeless count numbers for second year

Computer science team analyzed data and built a new website for Riverside County

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Princevac Elevated to ASME Fellow

Marko Princevac's notable achievements in fluid dynamics include the application of fundamental turbulence concepts to environmental flows, urban air pollution, and wildfire behavior

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How to create a paradigm shift in vehicle emission regulation

A UC Riverside-led consortium is developing better in-use vehicle emissions monitoring for better regulations

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UC Riverside receives a California Education Learning Lab Innovation Grant

$1 million grant will let faculty design hybrid online/classroom courses for engineering success

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Cengiz Ozkan elevated to Materials Research Society Fellow

Ozkan will also serve as meeting chair for the Fall 2021 Materials Research Society meeting in Boston

By Holly Ober |