The video highlights Shuji Nakamura's journey to develop the bright-blue LED, which paved the way for the white LED, a technology that has revolutionized lighting around the world.
A video that highlights Shuji Nakamura's discovery of Blue LED has gone viral and received nearly 15 million views online.
Feb 27, 2024
Welker Award winner Larry Coldren
Feb 12, 2024
The Heinrich Welker Award recognizes Coldren's contributions to photonics-enabling materials science.
Professor John Bowers
Dec 12, 2023
The IEEE award recognizes the UCSB professor for his contributions to optics and photonics
UCSB Materials professor Chris Van de Walle. Photograph by Lilli McKinney.
Dec 05, 2023
The award notes the professor's many contributions that connect theory to application.
Dec 01, 2023
Young UCSB faculty members are recognized for the promise they show for "great distinction" in research.
Mechanical engineering assistant professor Yangying Zhu has received a Young Investigator Award from the Office of Naval Research.
Oct 24, 2023
Mechanical engineering assistant professor Yangying Zhu to investigate a promising cooling method for high-performance devices.
Kerem Çamsarı (second from the left) and his PhD student, Navid Anjum Aadit (second from the right), received a Bronze Medal during the Bell Labs Prize Competition.
Oct 18, 2023
Çamsarı and Aadit received the Bronze Medal and a $25,000 prize for their project, “Probabilistic Computing with p-bits: From Concept to Supremacy.”
Assistant Professor Enoch Yeung's Early CAREER Award will allow him to further study how the phenomena of DNA supercoiling and writhing affect gene transcription. Photograph by Lilli McKinney
Oct 10, 2023
Enoch Yeung seeks to visualize gene transcription and surrounding patterns of DNA supercoiling
Assistant Professor Nina Miolane (third from left) and members of her research group (from left): Sophia Sanborn, Adele Myers, Francisco Acosta, Bongjin Koo, Mathilde Papillon. Photograph by Lilli McKinney
Oct 10, 2023
Nina Miolane develops geometric statistics and geometric deep learning for imaging sciences.
Raphaële Clément, assistant professor of materials
Aug 24, 2023
UCSB assistant professor honored for innovative work to improve battery performance.
PhD student Elizabeth Murphy is co-advised by materials professors Craig Hawker and Christopher Bates
Aug 22, 2023
UCSB graduate student wins award and an opportunity to present research at a national conference.
Electrical and computer engineering professor Kaustav Banerjee (left) was honored by the UCSB Academic Senate for his mentoring of graduate students, including Arnab Pal (right), who completed his PhD in June.
Aug 10, 2023
UCSB’s Academic Senate recognizes ECE professor Kaustav Banerjee for mentoring.
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