Content Tagged with: Bourns College of Engineering

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 |

National Science Foundation award helps UCR train tomorrow’s STEM teachers

A $1.5 million National Science Foundation award will help transform more than 50 UC Riverside students into the next generation of science, technology, engineering, and math teachers. The Foundation’s Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship is building a pipeline to move talented undergraduate STEM students through UCR’s teaching credential programs and...
By Jules Bernstein |

UC Riverside engineering program moves up in national rankings

UC Riverside has risen 18 spots in U.S. News and World Report’s annual rankings of best online engineering programs in the country. In the 2019 rankings released last week, the Marlan and Rosemary Bourns College of Engineering’s online program was ranked No. 33, compared to No. 51 last year. The college saw the sixth-highest jump of any school in...
By Imran Ghori |

Recent CEE Ph.D. Graduate Wins CA-NV Section Academic Achievement Award, Moves on to Compete Nationally

Michelle Chebeir, recent Chemical and Environmental Engineering graduate of the Marlan and Rosemary Bourns College of Engineering, won the California-Nevada American Water Works Association (AWWA) Academic Achievement Award – Doctoral 1 st Place and will move on to compete nationally. The annual award encourages academic excellence by recognizing...
By Katharine Hall |

Electronic Nose Startup Gets Whiff of Success

RIVERSIDE, Calif. ( ) — In the United States alone, more than 15 million people — about 5 percent of the population — suffer from some type of olfactory system dysfunction affecting their sense of smell or taste. These can be life threatening when it comes to dangers usually detected by smell, such as smoke, gas leaks, or rotten food....
By Holly Ober |

UC Riverside Startup Receives National Science Foundation Grant

RIVERSIDE, Calif. ( ) — BEAM-CA, LLC has been awarded a National Science Foundation (NSF) Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I grant for $149,000 to conduct research and development work on a novel type of sensitive, robust magnetometer that operates at room temperature. The company had early support from ExCITE, a startup...
By Holly Ober |

Team from Costa Rica and UC Riverside Creates Biophotovoltaic Technology

RIVERSIDE, Calif. ( ) — Claudia Chaves Villarreal, a Ph.D. candidate in materials science and engineering in UC Riverside’s Bourns College of Engineering, received a 2018 AAAS Pacific Division Alan E. Leviton Student Research Award. The $700 award will support her ongoing collaboration with Ashok Mulchandani, the W. Ruel Johnson Chair...
By Holly Ober |

ECE Professor Wei Ren Wins IEEE Control Systems Society Antonio Ruberti Young Researcher Prize

Wei Ren, Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at UCR BCOE, has been awarded the 2017 IEEE Control Systems Society (CSS) Antonio Ruberti Young Researcher Prize for “pioneering contributions to distributed coordination and control of multi-agent systems”. The award was presented during the CSS Awards Ceremony at the 2017 IEEE Conference...
By Angela Meluski |