The cyber-bio-physical research frontier
4/16/2015 - Cyber-bio-physical systems, our newest research field, integrates sensing, computational and communications networks with human biology.
UN honors nanotech pioneer
4/13/2015 UNESCO - Connie Chang-Hasnain, Whinnery Distinguished Professor of electrical engineering and computer sciences, was awarded a medal from the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) in recognition of her innovative nanotechnology research.
Students race car with just a few drops of gas
4/8/2015 ABC-7 News - A team of mechanical engineering students race through the streets of Detroit in a car that employs cutting-edge materials and tools — but very little gas.
Synthetic coatings: Super surfaces
3/26/2015 Nature - Characteristics adapted from lizards, ivy and other natural materials could help to engineer everyday objects with remarkable properties. Professor Phillip Messersmith, a Berkeley materials scientist and bioengineer, is studying mussel adhesive, which is ideal for securing objects underwater.
This weeklong campuswide open house (May 4-8) features design projects from engineering, architecture, business, public health and more. UCSD's Don Norman, pioneer of human-centered design, will kick off Design Fest 2015 with a public seminar about his latest project, Human-Technology Teamwork.
Monday, May 4, Noon-1 p.m.
Banatao Auditorium, Sutardja Dai Hall