Content Tagged with: Bourns College of Engineering

UCR engineering grad school climbs in national rankings

​ UCR’s Marlan and Rosemary Bourns College of Engineering graduate school was ranked 76th the nation by U.S. News & World Report, seven positions better than last year's ranking. ​

By David Danelski |

UCR joins federal transportation research effort

UCR partners with five universities in a new, federally funded research center based at UC Davis to advance technologies needed to reduce vehicle emissions and improve climate resiliency in transportation.

By David Danelski |

UCR’s CE-CERT honored for clean air leadership

UC Riverside’s Center for Environmental Research and Technology, known as CE-CERT, has been recognized by Southern California’s air quality agency for three decades of research that reduces air pollution and improves air quality.

By David Danelski |

UCR bioengineering professor becomes AIMBE fellow

Huinan Liu advances trauma treatments as well as undergraduates’ careers.

By Jules Bernstein |

Water treatment plant dedicated to influential UCR professor

A state-of-the-art water treatment plant in Orange County has been dedicated in the name of J. Wayne Miller, an influential researcher and professor at UCR’s College of Engineering Center for Environmental Research and Technology.

By David Danelski |

UCR professor to present on United Nations climate change panel

UCR electrical and computer engineering Mihri Ozkan will serve as a U.S. delegate and an expert presenter for a United Nations' Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change this summer.

By David Danelski |

Edison International recognized for long-standing support 

For more than 25 years, Edison International, the parent company of Southern California Edison, has been supporting research and scholarship at UC Riverside, investing in more than 150 STEM scholars and various STEM programs. The company’s most recent gift, $145,000 over the 2023-24 academic year, supports sustainability research, scholarships, and...

By Sarah Nightingale |

UCR professor elected to the Turkish Academy of Sciences

Cengiz Ozkan, a UCR mechanical engineering professor, has been elected a member of the Turkish Academy of Sciences, also known as the TÜBA. He was honored during the 60th General Assembly of the Turkish academy held recently in Ankara, Turkey

By David Danelski |

DOE awards $300,000 to UCR professor for accelerating EV integration

UCR electrical and computer engineering team wins $300,000 prize from the U.S. Department of Energy for developing a data-driven planning platform for the nation’s largest electrical utility.

By David Danelski |

Electrochemical carbon capture shows promise in climate fight

The perspective of UCR electrical and computer engineering professor Mihri Ozkan about using electrochemical technology to fight climate change was featured in an online Voices segment of CHEM, a scientific journal focusing on chemistry and interconnected fields.

By David Danelski |

UCR bioengineering professor recognized by the National Academy of Inventors

UCR bioengineering professor Bahman Anvari, whose innovations have improved treatments for debilitating skin disorders, has been named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors, or NAI.

By David Danelski |

UCR professor’s insights featured in major scientific journal

The insights of UCR professor Mihri Ozkan are featured this week in an online edition of a highly respected scientific journal.

By David Danelski |

2023 ‘Highly Cited’ list celebrates UCR faculty influence

Researchers rank in top 1% worldwide

By Jules Bernstein |

UCR welcomes 52 new faculty members

UC Riverside welcomed 52 new permanent faculty members for the 2023-2024 academic year who come from a variety of disciplines and research interests. The new faculty members offer expertise on a wide range of subjects, from American politics to robot artificial intelligence to plant biochemistry. They include researchers from several top...

By UCR News |

$1.2 million grant awarded for robotics software development

A $1.2 million grant from the National Science Foundation will allow UCR to develop better software architecture for robotics and other autonomous systems.

By David Danelski |

Professor Ozkan wins prized Selcuk Yasar Award in Turkey

Mihrimah Ozkan, a professor of electrical and computer engineering at UC Riverside, is recognized in Turkey for her work in addressing climate change by receiving the Selcuk Yasar Award.

By David Danelski |

UCR team off to a great start in national electric car design competition 

A team of UCR students won two awards at the EcoCAR EV Challenge Year 1 Competition in Orlando, Florida, in which students from across the country compete in designing improvements to electric vehicles.

By David Danelski |

Three Highlanders receive 2023 Barry Goldwater Scholarship

Five thousand U.S. higher-education students applied, 1,267 applicants moved on to be nominated, and 413 of those nominees were awarded the 2023 Barry Goldwater Scholarship — three of them being UC Riverside Highlanders. Since 2013, Goldwater Scholarships have been awarded to 18 Highlanders. This scholarship recognizes talented undergrads majoring...

By Malinn Loeung |

Bioengineer wins award for infant disorder detection 

Technology could enable earlier, more effective treatments

By Jules Bernstein |

UCR team wins $2 million federal grant to scale up biofuel technology for powering aircraft and marine vessels 

The sustainable fuels research team at UC Riverside has won a $2 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy to scale up an acclaimed biofuels technology that turns agricultural and forestry biomass waste into a sustainable source of aviation and marine fuels. The patented technology is known as Co-solvent Enhanced Lignocellulosic...

By David Danelski |