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29 May Squeezing Every Drop of Fresh Water from Waste Brine
Engineers at the University of California, Riverside have developed a new way to recover almost 100 percent of the water from highly concentrated salt solutions. The system will alleviate water shortages in arid regions and reduce…
26 May UC Riverside and Korea Institute of Materials Science Announce New Research Center
The University of California, Riverside and the Korea Institute of Materials Science (KIMS) have announced a new international partnership to advance the research and development of high performance, environmentally friendly materials.…
25 May Commencement Stories — Shouq Sadah
Growing up in Saudi Arabia, Shouq Sadah didn’t know what her future would hold. She certainly didn’t believe she would be graduating with a Ph.D. in computer science from the University of California, Riverside, and that she would…
17 May UC Riverside and SoCalGas Announce Opening of New Research Center
The University of California, Riverside and Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) today marked the establishment of a new Center for Renewable Natural Gas. The Center is the first academic establishment in the United States dedicated to…
11 May California Clean Air Luminaries Gather to Celebrate Architect of Clean Air Act
The University of California, Riverside and the Center for Environmental Research and Technology (CE-CERT) will host a public forum on Friday, May 12th from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. to honor the late Leon Billings, visionary architect of the…
08 May Prof. Kassas Featured in IEEE Signal Processing Magazine
The May 2017 issue of the IEEE Signal Processing Magazine featured an interview with Prof. Zak Kassas on new directions in navigation and positioning and how signal processing-enabled technologies are playing a key role in pinpointing…
02 May UCR Symposium to Focus on Renewable Natural Gas
The Center for Environmental Research and Technology (CE-CERT) at the University of California, Riverside’s Bourns College of Engineering will hold a Renewable Natural Gas Symposium from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Wednesday, May 17 at the…
26 Apr Barley Genome Sequenced
Looking for a better beer or single malt Scotch whiskey? A team of researchers at the University of California, Riverside may have you covered. They are among a group of 77 scientists worldwide who have sequenced the complete genome of…
25 Apr UCR Project to Install Solar Microgrid for San Bernardino County’s Chemehuevi Indian Tribe
Researchers at the University of California, Riverside’s Bourns College of Engineering, together with a team of industry partners, have begun work to install a power system that integrates solar panels, battery storage, advanced data…
19 Apr Robert Haddon: A Legacy of Collaboration
“[Haddon] had that wonderful entrepreneurial spirit that fit perfectly with this campus. He was a builder in the best sense of the word.” —former UCR Chancellor Raymond L. Orbach
19 Apr Making Batteries From Waste Glass Bottles
Researchers at the University of California, Riverside’s Bourns College of Engineering have used waste glass bottles and a low-cost chemical process to create nanosilicon anodes for high-performance lithium-ion batteries.
12 Apr Prof. Qi Zhu Named 2017 IEEE TCCPS Early-Career Award
The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineering (IEEE) Technical Committee on Cyber-Physical Systems (TCCPS) has named ECE Assistant Professor Qi Zhu as the recipient of the 2017 Early-Career Award.
12 Apr Summer Coding Camp Will Empower Local Students to Learn Computer Science
A new program created by the University of California, Riverside and Riverside Unified School District (RUSD) aims to introduce coding and computer science to local high school students and promote diversity, and notably female…
12 Apr GPS World Magazine Features ASPIN Laboratory Research in UAV and Ground Vehicle Navigation with Cellular Signals of Opportunity
The cover of the April issue of GPS World magazine featured an article by Prof. Zak Kassas, Joshua Morales, Kimia Shamaei, and Joe Khalife, entitled “LTE Steers UAV.”
12 Apr Research Scholarship
The competition brings industry, government, and academia together to find solutions to environmental challenges.
05 Apr The Engineers’ Council Recognizes Seven BCOE Faculty for Outstanding Achievement
The Engineers’ Council recognized seven Marlan and Rosemary Bourns College of Engineering faculty at the its 62nd Honors and Awards Banquet.
05 Apr Innovative Sensor Can Screen Toxic Drugs, Help Develop Biomaterials, and Much More
Researchers at the University of California, Riverside have found an innovative new use for a simple piece of glass tubing: weighing things. Their glass tube sensor will help speed up chemical toxicity tests, shed light on plant growth,…
04 Apr IEEE Chapter Wins Outstanding Large Student Branch Award
The Institute of Electronics and Electrical Engineers (IEEE) Student Branch at UC Riverside received the 2016 Outstanding Large Student Branch from IEEE Region 6.
30 Mar Grad Student Drew Story Wins AAAS Poster Competition, Earns Feature in Science
A Chemical and Environmental Engineering doctoral student has won the 2017 American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) poster competition for his efforts to develop and implement a community engagement analysis on the…
28 Mar UCR Symposium to Honor Contributions of Distinguished Professor
The University of California, Riverside’s College of Natural and Agricultural Sciences and Marlan and Rosemary Bourns College of Engineering are hosting a memorial symposium in honor of Robert C. Haddon, who died in April 2016.