UCSB materials scientists work on the semiconductors that could transform how we disinfect surfaces, spaces, personal protective equipment — even the air we breathe.
Jun 17, 2020
A vial is inspected at SiO2’s laboratory located in Auburn, Alabama. The work is part of efforts to ensure the safe and efficient distribution of a future COVID-19 vaccine. Photo courtesy of SiO2
Jun 11, 2020
Chemical engineering professor Glenn Fredrickson helped to develop a new coating to ensure safe distribution of a future COVID-19 vaccine.
Jun 03, 2020
New design allows photons to be emitted from an LED's semiconductor lattice in greater number and with more precision.
Apr 17, 2020
Ultraviolet light may have a role to play in disinfecting surfaces.
Kunal Mukherjee (lower left) with PhD students (from top) Brian Haidet and Eamonn Hughes in the MBE lab.
Apr 17, 2020
Kunal Mukherjee’s lab group seeks to combine semiconductors for strength and defect immunity.
One of the face shields the CSNI is prototyping.
Mar 30, 2020
The university’s California NanoSystems Institute (CNSI) has begun 3D-printing face shields to help health professionals fighting COVID-19.
Elliot Hawkes, Photograph by Matt Perko
Mar 19, 2020
A new, human-scale soft robot can move untethered and navigate human environments.
Mar 10, 2020
Hyperspectral imaging and artificial intelligence combine to augment detection of methane leaks.
Artist's interpretation of metallic wires connecting memristors in crossbar fashion, with spheres indicating electronic "noise." Illustration by Brian Long
Feb 03, 2020
UCSB researchers create hardware that enables speedier solutions to optimization problems.
UCSB assistant professors (from left) Alban Sauret and Emilie Dressaire
Jan 28, 2020
UCSB professors look closely at how to control the transfer of micro-particles when withdrawing objects from liquid baths.
Artist's concept depicting elements related to continuing Moore's Law. Illustration by Brian Long
Jan 08, 2020
Electrical and computer engineering researchers propose 3D integration with 2D materials.
The Center for Responsible Machine Learning at UCSB ties cutitng-edge research in AI with important societal impacts.
Jan 02, 2020
A leading scholar in machine learning will open the Center for Responsible Machine Learning's Distinguished Lecture Series on January 16.
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