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geisel Six UC San Diego Professors Named 2017 Sloan Research Fellows
Feb 21, 2017
lossless metamaterial 'Lossless' metamaterial could boost efficiency of lasers and other light-based devices
Feb 21, 2017
health hack Innovators Wanted: UC Health Hack Seeks New Ideas to Solve Critical Health Problems
Feb 10, 2017
thin Thin, flexible, light-absorbent material for energy and stealth applications
Feb 3, 2017
Transparent window coatings that keep buildings and cars cool on sunny days. Devices that could more than triple solar cell efficiencies. Thin, lightweight shields that block thermal detection. These…
bicycle The Self-Driving Car's Bicycle Problem
Jan 31, 2017
Nuno Vasconcelos, a visual computing expert at the University of California, San Diego, says bikes pose a complex detection problem because they are relatively small, fast and heterogenous. “A car is…
henrik The Consumerization of Robots – Implications for You, Me, and Industry
Jan 26, 2017
Imagine a world without cars, airplanes, phones, TVs, and computers. Without many of the goods we enjoy every day. Goods we find so readily at our corner store, or at our fingertips. Poof, it’s all…
wearable Skin patch can send blood alcohol levels to your phone
Jan 24, 2017
A tattoo of sorts could soon tell you if you're too intoxicated to drive. Nano-engineers and computer engineers from University of California at San Diego got together to come up with a small device…
pmast This crazy camera could be a boon to VR filmmakers
Jan 24, 2017
If you're trying to create immersive virtual-reality video today, you've got a problem: choosing between a camera that's compact or a bulkier one that offers sharp imagery.
mAUE Research Highlight: Swarm of Underwater Robots Mimics Ocean Life
Jan 24, 2017
Underwater robots developed by researchers at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California San Diego offer scientists an extraordinary new tool to study ocean currents and the…
Arindam Chatterji Student Highlight: Arindam Chatterji '17
Jan 18, 2017
The Solar Car Project aims to design, build, test and race UC San Diego’s first vehicle powered solely by the sun. 
Jan 12, 2017
Irwin Jacobs Irwin Jacobs: from telecom mogul to Salk Institute leader
Dec 26, 2016
Irwin Jacobs recently stepped down as chairman of the Salk Institute for Biological Studies in La Jolla, replaced by Gateway computer founder Ted Waitt. During Jacobs’ decade-long…
Keysight Gabriel Rebeiz 5G at 60 GHz sets data rate record at 2 Gbps at 300 m, 4 Gbps at 100 m
Dec 6, 2016
Data rates were 4 Gbps at 100 m and 500 Mbps at 800 m over most scan angles. Initial tests by a leading wireless provider suggest the system can deliver content to eight homes at a time at up to 300…
Boubacar Kanté​ and Ashok Kodigala. Exceptional' nanosensor architecture based on exceptional points
Nov 21, 2016
self repair torn fabric Engineers have invented an ink made from pulverized magnets that could self-repair torn fabrics and broken devices
Nov 8, 2016
Soon, broken electronic devices could repair themselves.
Dharmendra Modha The Day that Changed Everything for Cognitive Computing Pioneer Dharmendra Modha
Nov 7, 2016
That's the day everything changed for Dr. Dharmendra Modha.  Most people don't remember the exact day they realized what they wanted to do with the rest of their lives. Maybe it was a crisp…
Truong Nguyen EXPERIENCE ENGINEERING: How Hands-on Courses Prepare ECE Students for Better Jobs and Internships
Oct 5, 2016
The Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) department at the University of California San Diego has a strong reputation for theory and a rich diversity of research areas to explore. Even before I…
Ken Kreutz-Delgado The Pattern Recognition Lab: Coupling Machine Learning to Brain-Inspired Computers
Sep 28, 2016
The scientific method traditionally begins with a hypothesis, which is then tested against data. Powerful new “brain-inspired” computing capabilities are turning that idea on its head by accelerating…
Apple Apple 'Rethinking' The Focus of its Secret Car Project
Sep 12, 2016
Apple may not become an automaker, but it still wants to develop its own self-driving technology. The iPhone-maker's automotive project, long an open secret in Silicon Valley, is shifting to focus…
Photo: Intel New System Could Break Bottleneck in Microprocessors
Sep 12, 2016
Intel and other multicore processor makers want cores to be able to communicate with each other faster. More cores (the Haswell-EX Xeon E7-8890 V3 shown here has 18) typically means much more time…