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Innovative Self-Powered Ingestible Sensor Opens New Avenues for Gut Research

December 1, 2022

Innovative Self-Powered Ingestible Sensor Opens New Avenues for Gut Research

Engineering researchers have developed a battery-free, pill-shaped ingestible biosensing system designed to provide continuous monitoring in the intestinal environment. It gives scientists the ability to monitor gut metabolites in real time, which wasn’t possible before. This feat of technological integration could unlock new understanding of intestinal metabolite composition, which significantly impacts human health overall. Full Story


16 Jacobs School researchers among most highly cited in the world

November 22, 2022

16 Jacobs School researchers among most highly cited in the world

A remarkable 16 faculty and research scientists at the UC San Diego Jacobs School of Engineering are among the world’s most influential researchers in their fields, according to the 2022 Clarivate listing of Most Highly Cited Researchers in the World. The list highlights individuals at universities, research institutes and commercial organizations who have demonstrated a disproportionate level of significant and broad influence in their field of research.    Full Story


Six out of 19 Qualcomm Innovation Fellowship Awards Go to UC San Diego

November 14, 2022

Six out of 19 Qualcomm Innovation Fellowship Awards Go to UC San Diego

UC San Diego teams took home six out of 19 Qualcomm Innovation Fellowship awards for 2022, the company announced. The fellowships are designed to enable students to pursue futuristic, innovative ideas.   Full Story


The Jacobs School at Neuroscience 2022

November 10, 2022

The Jacobs School at Neuroscience 2022

 The Society for Neuroscience is holding its annual conference, Neuroscience 2022, Nov. 12 to 16 in San Diego and the faculty of the UC San Diego Jacobs School of Engineering will have a strong presence at the event.    Full Story


2022 New Faculty Hires at the UC San Diego Jacobs School of Engineering

October 17, 2022

2022 New Faculty Hires at the UC San Diego Jacobs School of Engineering

The University of California San Diego Jacobs School of Engineering is proud to introduce 11 new professors hired in 2022. These faculty represent the first year in our latest three-year, 35+ faculty member hiring cycle. Full Story


IROS 2022: Bioinspired Robots, Better Algorithms for Self-driving Cars, and More

October 10, 2022

IROS 2022: Bioinspired Robots, Better Algorithms for Self-driving Cars, and More

From robots inspired by animals and even amoeba, to better algorithms for self-driving cars and robotic surgery, researchers at the University of California San Diego will be presenting a wide range of papers at IROS 2022, which returns in a hybrid format Oct. 23 to 27, 2022.    Full Story


New algorithms help four-legged robots run in the wild

October 4, 2022

New algorithms help four-legged robots run in the wild

A new system of algorithms developed by UC San Diego engineers enables four-legged robots to walk and run on challenging terrain while avoiding both static and moving obstacles. The work brings researchers a step closer to building robots that can perform search and rescue missions or collect information in places that are too dangerous or difficult for humans. Full Story


Franklin Antonio Hall opens its doors

September 29, 2022

Franklin Antonio Hall opens its doors

The UC San Diego campus community turned out in big numbers last Friday to celebrate the opening of the sleek and soaring Franklin Antonio Hall. The 186,000 square foot building is not only innovative in its architecture, it’s also ground-breaking in how research teams are organized within the building. Full Story


Physicists receive $12.6M from department of energy to continue exploring next-generation computing

September 28, 2022

Physicists receive $12.6M from department of energy to continue exploring next-generation computing

 Since 2018, Quantum Materials for Energy Efficient Neuromorphic Computing (Q-MEEN-C) — led by UC San Diego — has been at the forefront of research into quantum materials for neuromorphic computing. Now, through a highly competitive process, the Department of Energy has announced $12.6 million in renewed funding for the center. Full Story


A smartphone's camera and flash could help people measure blood oxygen levels at home

September 19, 2022

A smartphone's camera and flash could help people measure blood oxygen levels at home

Monitoring the amount of oxygen in your blood could one day be done using your smartphone, shows a study by the University of California San Diego and University of Washington. Having the ability to monitor oxygen saturation at home or on the go could help patients keep an eye on conditions that make it harder for bodies to absorb oxygen from the lungs, such as asthma and COVID-19. Full Story


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