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NSF bestows CAREER Awards on 11 UC Riverside professors

Eleven UCR faculty have been honored by the National Science Foundation this year

Engineering team gathers data on Inland vehicle emissions

A research project by a UC Riverside mechanical engineering team could play an important part in helping to reduce the impact of pollutants from vehicles. The research team deployed weather towers, air samplers, balloons, and even drones to collect air samples in Riverside and Chino Hills in July and August. The researchers will analyze the data...

By Imran Ghori |

Highlanders mentor teens aspiring to STEM careers

Approximately 70 high school students who are considering careers in STEM, or science, technology, engineering, and math, industries spent three days at the UC Riverside campus engaging with industry experts and other teens from surrounding Riverside and San Bernardino County high schools, many of them from Riverside Unified School District. STEM...

By Malinn Loeung |

Teaching professor receives Regents Faculty Fellowship

Jia Chen, an assistant teaching professor of electrical and computer engineering, has been awarded a Regents Faculty Fellowship by the UCR Academic Senate’s Committee on Research to support her design and development of new models that can improve our ability to handle heterogeneous data used in machine learning and data science. The one-year, $9...

By Iqbal Pittalwala |

Heejung Jung named SAE Fellow

Heejung Jung has been named a Fellow of the Society of Automotive Engineers, or SAE, in recognition of his expertise and work in vehicle emissions for new emissions standards and new emissions measurement methods.

By Holly Ober |

UCR now offers a bachelor’s degree in robotics engineering

The new major complements a robotics master’s degree unveiled in 2021

By Holly Ober |

Biofuels trailblazer elected to National Academy of Engineering

Charles E. Wyman has devoted most of his career to understanding and advancing technologies for the conversion of sustainable biomass into fuels, chemicals, and materials

By Holly Ober |

National Academy of Inventors recognizes four UCR professors

The National Academy of Inventors, or NAI, has bestowed its top honors on four professors from the University of California, Riverside.

By Jules Bernstein |

Four UC Riverside professors named AAAS Fellows

The honor is considered one of the highlights of a recipient’s career

By Holly Ober |

Robotic assistive device will lend a helping hand to infants with movement difficulties

Infants and young children with motor delays may soon be able to wear robotic helpers

By Holly Ober |

Meet 2021-22's new faculty members

This year, UC Riverside hired 16 new faculty members from a variety of disciplines. Learn more about the new faculty members below: College of Natural and Agricultural Sciences Simon C. “Niels” Groen, assistant professor of evolutionary systems biology in the Department of Nematology, earned his Ph.D. in plant sciences at the University of...

By Ananya Paul |

UC Riverside professor and entrepreneur win Nokia Bell Labs Prize

Eamonn Keogh and FarmSense CTO Shailendra Singh placed third for their agricultural insect sensor

By Holly Ober |

UC Riverside receives $7.3 million to support graduate students in areas of national need

Eight Graduate Assistance in Areas of National Need grants totaling $7.3 million will support talented students with financial need

By Holly Ober |

UC Riverside computer scientist receives IEEE data mining award

Eamonn Keogh is first in UC system to win lifetime achievement award

By Holly Ober |

Engineering faculty join center to improve STEM pipeline for underrepresented students

Jia Chen and Vagelis Papalexakis collaborate with UT Rio Grande Valley on project

By Holly Ober |

Engineering and chemistry doctoral students receive prestigious DOE fellowships

The funds will support their research in a DOE lab

By Holly Ober |

IEEE honors data science rising star

Vagelis Papalexakis has received the 2021 Next Generation Data Scientist Award

By Holly Ober |

UC Riverside receives NSF grant to improve equity and inclusion in engineering

The project will create a network of leaders across the UC system committed to achieving equity for women faculty in engineering

By Holly Ober |

Can this rare type of ultraviolet light destroy PFAS “forever chemicals” in water?

UC Riverside engineers received a $400,000 NSF grant to find out

By Holly Ober |

Fourteen UC Riverside professors receive NSF CAREER Awards

The number shatters UCR’s record for CAREER Awards set only last year

By Holly Ober |