Less than one year after joining the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department as an assistant professor, Loai Salem has received the DARPA Young Faculty Award.
Chancellor Henry T. Yang (right) presents graduate student George Degen with the first-place trophy and ribbon at the 2019 UCSB Grad Slam. Photograph by Jeff Liang
Apr 23, 2019
George Degen takes home grand prize and $5,000 for three-minute talk about his research into mussels' ability to adhere to wet surfaces.
Ethan Hawke's soft robot, as it appeared on the cover of the journal Science Robotics
Mar 12, 2019
Mechanical engineer's pneumatic-powered soft robot is named one of Science Robotics’ “Ten robotics technologies of the year.”
Artist's concept depicting a mode-locked quantum-dot laser in action. Illustration by Brian Long
Feb 13, 2019
UCSB engineering professor John Bowers’ group develops a high-performance mode-locked quantum-dot laser on silicon, enabling blazing data-transmission rates.
A presenter at the two-day polymer-upcycling workshop at UCSB
Jan 30, 2019
At a polymer-upcycling workshop, members of academia, national labs, and industry take on one of the world’s most pressing challenges.
Artist's interpretation of the optical dynamics inside the laser ring cavity of the new Brillouin laser. Illustration by Brian Long
Jan 23, 2019
Shrinking a high-performance laser paves the way for broader applications of the powerful technology.
Computer science professor Elizabeth Belding
Jan 17, 2019
UCSB Researchers create an app that ensures anonymity and trustworthiness for minority groups using social media in authoritarian countries.
Professor Beth Pruitt
Jan 07, 2019
UCSB professor Beth Pruitt and collaborators create a device to help understand how cells communicate to form tissues under loading.
Artist's concept depicting multiple types of messenger RNA and micro-RNA combining along a vast interconnected web to power, and prevent overproduction of, specific brain cell types. Illustration by Brian Long
Dec 21, 2018
Researchers develop new knowledge about how messenger RNAs and micro-RNAs in drive and control cell production during brain development.
Umesh Mishra presents the 2018 Faculty Research Lectur, "Thank God for GaN."
Nov 29, 2018
The professor in the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering describes what makes gallium nitride a superior semiconductor.
Professor Dan Blumenthal, Electrical and Computer Engineering
Nov 15, 2018
The FRESCO project received $3.75 million to develop a low-power, low-cost solution for overcoming power and bandwidth scaling limitations.
Turbines spinning in fog at an offshore wind farm reveal the wind shadows the big blades cause. Photo by Vattenfall
Oct 10, 2018
Mechanical engineer models ways to make wind turbines "play nice" together to enhance wind farms' efficiency.
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