Content Tagged with: Bourns College of Engineering

Supercomputer simulation identifies award-winning pollution cleanup strategy

Bryan M. Wong, a professor in UCR’s Materials Science & Engineering Program, and his colleagues have won the Editor’s Choice Award at the 2022 HPCwire Supercomputing Conference, a venue that covers the development of the fastest computers in the world and the people who run them. Wong and his colleagues were recognized for using supercomputer...

By David Danelski |

Engineering dean honored by National College Resources Foundation

Christopher Lynch, the dean of UCR’s Marlan and Rosemary Bourns College of Engineering, was honored this month by the National College Resources Foundation, or NCRF, at its 10th Annual Gala held at Cal Poly Pomona University. Lynch was one of six honorees to receive the World Changer Award, which is presented to individuals who have made...

By David Danelski |

National Academy of Inventors elects UCR faculty as Fellows

Rare distinction honors prolific innovators

By Jules Bernstein |

Engineering professor win NSF grant to probe ‘time crystals’

The National Science Foundation has awarded UCR Assistant Research Professor Hossein Taheri a $475,000 grant to probe the utility of “time crystals,” which are being studied as a new state of matter. Theorized by the Physics Nobel Laureate Frank Wilczek about a decade ago, time crystals are in a way similar to snowflakes, quartz, and silicon...

By David Danelski |

2022 ‘Highly Cited’ list recognizes UCR scientists’ significant impact

List celebrates authors of papers that rank in the top 1%

By Jules Bernstein |

UCR bioengineer tackles chronic back pain

Fellowship rewards work to ease suffering

By Jules Bernstein |

Meet UCR’s new faculty members

For fall quarter 2022, UC Riverside welcomed 34 new permanent faculty members from a variety of disciplines. Learn more about the new faculty below: College of Humanities Arts and Social Sciences Sahin Acikgoz, an assistant professor of religious studies, is a member of the executive committee of the Middle East and Islamic Studies Program. They...

By Imran Ghori |

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 |

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 |

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 |

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 |