No longer with Google, the UCSB physicist considers his future after achieving a major computing milestone.
UCSB physicist John Martinis.
Aug 07, 2020
Artist's concept illustration depicts the transformation resulting from using bio-based micro-organisms as the building blocks for better polymers. Illustration by Lillian McKinney
Jul 29, 2020
NSF awards UCSB, UCLA $23.7 million for collaboration to transform natural building blocks into new high-performance materials.
The new model is driven by the attention mechanism, which learns to forecasts by determining what time period in the past to look at and what data is important and relevant.
Jul 22, 2020
Computer scientists have created an algorithm that incorporates AI to provide accurate COVID-19 forecasts at a more localized level.
Jul 20, 2020
Exposure to enzymes causes a peculiar response in liquid droplets formed by DNA. A new study explains the mechanisms behind it.
Jun 17, 2020
UCSB materials scientists work on the semiconductors that could transform how we disinfect surfaces, spaces, PPE — even the air we breathe.
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.
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.
Apr 17, 2020
Ultraviolet light may have a role to play in disinfecting surfaces.
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.
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