Content Tagged with: Bourns College of Engineering

Engineering professor selected as chair for materials research conference

Cengiz Ozkan, a professor of mechanical engineering, has been selected by the Materials Research Society, or MRS, to serve as one of its global meeting chairs for its fall 2021 meeting in Boston. The society selects meeting chairs to represent a wide spectrum of materials research based on their scientific reputation, vision, and enthusiasm for the...
By Imran Ghori |

Bigger data, better materials

UC Riverside-led project combines physics-based modeling and machine learning to discover new materials for more efficient chemical separation and better lithium ion batteries
By Holly Ober |

National Science Foundation renews support of AsterixDB

The ongoing collaboration between UC Riverside and UC Irvine has produced a one-of-a-kind open source database system
By Holly Ober |

Two engineers receive University of California grants for cancer research

Yanran Li and Joshua Morgan will investigate bioengineered approaches toward treating cancer
By Holly Ober |

UC Riverside engineering ranked in top 30 for salary potential

Bourns College ranks #30 in PayScale's ranking of 415 engineering programs across the nation
By Holly Ober |

Data-driven discovery of one-dimensional materials

Balandin and Bartels receive $1.12 million grant to discover new van der Waals materials
By Holly Ober |

What’s with the boxes and towers in the campus parking lots?

You’ve probably noticed the antenna-like towers and black tote cases that have appeared around the UC Riverside campus in recent weeks. Not surprisingly, they’ve prompted some questions. “Some people are curious,” said Ranga Rajan Thiruvenkatachari, a graduate student in mechanical engineering, who is part of the research team that set up the...
By Imran Ghori |

Guillermo Aguilar elevated to Mexican National Academy of Engineering

Aguilar specializes in biomedical optics and lasers and is developing a ceramic “Window to the Brain” with Mexican colleagues
By Holly Ober |

Electrical engineer receives the Faculty Research Lecturer Award

Bir Bhanu is a distinguished professor of electrical and computer engineering and the Marlan and Rosemary Bourns Endowed Presidential Chair in Engineering
By Holly Ober |

New group of light pulses for a faster internet

Dissipative pure quartic solitons carry similar amounts of power at different frequencies, making them particularly suitable for power-efficient high-data-rate optical communication
By Holly Ober |

Balandin receives Brillouin Medal for graphene phonon research

Alexander Balandin, a distinguished professor of electrical and computer engineering at UC Riverside, has received the Brillouin Medal from the International Phononics Society
By Holly Ober |

UC Riverside students analyzed county’s homeless survey data

Riverside County received some welcome help from UC Riverside with the 2019 point-in-time count of homeless residents
By Holly Ober |

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

Chromanose chosen for National Science Foundation Innovation Corps entrepreneurial support
By Holly Ober |

UC Riverside Startup Receives National Science Foundation Grant

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
By Holly Ober |

Team from Costa Rica and UC Riverside Creates Biophotovoltaic Technology

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
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 |