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The UCLA Samueli School of Engineering is committed to fostering strategic partnerships with industry in order to address the critical needs of workforce development, advance engineering research, and to support philanthropic initiatives. Through a variety of innovative programs and a well-established culture of collaboration, UCLA Samueli provides opportunities that serve the interest of both academia and industry.

Corporations from around the world partner with us to help address the many challenges facing society today. These partnerships provide corporations the opportunity to be connected with a world-class institution; in return, these partnerships enrich the UCLA Samueli educational experience. From Fortune 500 companies to start-ups, our corporate relations team is here to provide you with a variety of opportunities to partner with us.

UCLA Samueli looks to corporations as partners in recruitment, research and diversity through leadership programs.


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Blair McBirney
Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations

Deborah Lin
Associate Director of Corporate Relations

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UCLA researchers develop a new class of two-dimensional materials

A research team led by UCLA scientists and engineers has developed a method to make new kinds of artificial “superlattices” — materials comprised of alternating layers of ultra-thin “two-dimensional” sheets, which are only one or a few atoms thick. Unlike current state-of-the art superlattices, in which

Mehta receives NSF CAREER Award to bring robots to everyone

Ankur Mehta, an assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering at the UCLA Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science, has received a National Science Foundation CAREER award, the agency’s highest honor for faculty members at the start of their research and teaching careers.