Superalloys typically cannot be 3D-printed. Tresa Pollock’s laboratory group has made one that can be.
Additive manufacturing of a cobalt-nickel (CoNi)-base superalloy via electron beam melting (EBM) and selective laser melting (SLM). Shown (from left): Scanning electron microscopy (SEM) micrographs of metal powder of the alloy SB–CoNi-10 used for a) EBM and b) SLM printing trials of simple bar geometries (c, d) printed for uniaxial tensile testing; and complex geometries such as prototype turbine blades with e) internal cooling channels or f) thin, over-hanging platforms.
Nov 16, 2020
The wearable ION blood-alcohol-level detector.
Nov 11, 2020
The ION™ is the first product from the company that was launched at UCSB.
(From left to right) Esmat Farzana, Deeksha Dangwal, and Yating Wan
Nov 02, 2020
Three UC Santa Barbara researchers have been invited to a prestigious workshop intended to increase the number of women in academia.
Mechanical engineering assistant professor Elliot Hawkes.
Oct 28, 2020
His innovative approach earns him a presitgious 2020 Packard Fellowship.
Shumo Chu, assistant professor of computer science
Oct 23, 2020
The new assistant professor of computer science focuses his research on database systems, programming languages,and applied cryptography.
A new process developed at UCSB holds promise for reducing the Earth's growing burden of plastic waste.
Oct 22, 2020
Researchers develop an efficient, low-energy method for upcycling polyethylene plastic waste, repurposing it for further use.
Oct 21, 2020
The BioIndustrial Manufacturing and Design Ecosystem (BioMADE) Institute will advance bioindustrial manufacturing technologies.
As everythign becomes more connected, security becomes ever more important.
Oct 20, 2020
Computer scientists at UCSB are developing new techniques to address the vulnerabilities of smart devices.
Jonathan Balkind joins the Computer Science Department as an assistant professor.
Oct 19, 2020
The new computer science assistant professor studies the overlap between computer architecture, programming languages, and operating systems.
The Center for Responsible Machine Learning hosted a virtual summit on AI and COVID-19.
Oct 16, 2020
UCSB's Center for Responsible Machine Learning hosted a distinguished list of scientists during an all-day virtual summit.
The modernization and upgrades to the undergraduate teaching facility were made possible by completion of a $1 million endowment.
Oct 16, 2020
Modernization of the undergraduate lab was made possible by a $1 million endowment named after Rinker.
An artist rendering of a droplet of the SARS-CoV-2 virus.
Oct 14, 2020
Researchers model the spread of COVID-19 in various temperatures and humidities in typical indoor situations.