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    UCSB ranks first among public universities in the percentage of assistant professors in engineering and sciences who have received NSF Early CAREER awards between 2017-'22.

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    UCSB has ranked among the world's top two public universities for scientific impact of research in engineering and physical sciences for the past eleven years. (Leiden Rankings, 2011-2021)

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Ten UCSB researchers, including four from the College of Engineering, are included on Clarivate Analytics' 2022 Highly Cited Researchers List. 

Highly Cited and Influential

Four researchers from UC Santa Barbara's College of Engineering named among the most highly cited researchers in the world. 

A plane wreck smolders on the ground after a catastrophic failure, the kind Pollock and her colleagues would like to avoid.

Pollock and her collaborators have found a better way to predict failures in metal that can lead to airplane crashes and other unforeseen disasters. 

Foreseeing Failure

Tresa Pollock and collaborators develop a way to predict the failure of crystalline metallic materials by observing the earliest stages of stress cycling.

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MWET Renewal Adds $12 Million to Water Purification Research

Department of Energy provides continued funding for the collaborative effort to develop new technology.

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