Election to the National Academy of Engineering is among the highest professional distinctions for engineers.
Newly elected members of the National Academy of Engineering: Rachel Segalman (left) and Craig Hawker
Feb 09, 2021
Shuji Nakamura. Photo by Matt Perko
Feb 02, 2021
Queen Elizabeth Prize recognizes Nakamura and others for their roles in inventing and developing LED lights.
Matt Beane, assistant professor
Jan 22, 2021
Matt Beane has been named a researcher whose work will make an impact in the year ahead by Thinkers50.
Jan 20, 2021
Nikil Jayant’s contributions — including 36 patents — have enabled highly impactful technological advances.
Yufei Ding, assistant professor of computer science
Jan 06, 2021
Yufei Ding has received a prestigious NSF Early CAREER Award to improve the efficiency and accuracy of quantum devices.
Yangying Zhu, assistant professor of mechanical engineering
Dec 29, 2020
Yangying Zhu receives a National Science Foundation Early CAREER Award to pursue phase-change research.
Materials professor and department chair Michael Chabinyc
Nov 24, 2020
The American Association for the Advancement of Science recognized him for distinguished contributions to the field of polymer science.
Enoch Yeung, assistant professor of mechanical engineering
Nov 20, 2020
Enoch Yeung receives Young Investigator Award to study biological networks that can lead to more robust and adaptive artificial intelligence.
Alan Heeger (left), Chris Van de Walle, and John Bowers (right) were named to the 2020 Highly Cited Researchers List.
Nov 19, 2020
The 2020 Highly Cited Researchers List identified scientists who are in the top one percent of their field by citations.
(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.
The zero-energy-consumption water harvesting concept proposed by Yangying Zhu, where solar heating and radiative cooling drive the phase-change process.
Oct 14, 2020
Each project will receive up to $50,000 in an effort to produce preliminary results that the scientists can use to expand research.