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Large Droplet-Sorting Now Possible at High Speeds

Large Droplet-Sorting Now Possible at High Speeds

Bioengineers from UCLA and University of Tokyo have significantly increased the speed at which large liquid droplets, potentially containing individual live cells, can be sorted intact and in bulk.

Team to develop breathalyzer-like diagnostic test for COVID-19

Team to develop breathalyzer-like diagnostic test for COVID-19

A research team led by Pirouz Kavehpour, professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering in the UCLA Samueli School of Engineering, is developing an inexpensive and fast breathalyzer-like diagnostic tool to test for the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19.

UCLA Alum’s App at the Forefront of Telemedicine

UCLA Alum’s App at the Forefront of Telemedicine

After experiencing a longer-than-expected wait time for a physician to see their two toddlers, alum Nick Desai and his wife, Dr. Renee Dua, decided to found Heal, a mobile-app company that provides medical house calls by doctors.

Dean’s Message to Class of 2020

Dean’s Message to Class of 2020

There are few milestones in life as momentous as a college commencement that celebrates your hard work and achievements. I am well aware of the rigor and diligence required to earn a degree in engineering at UCLA, especially for the graduating class this year.

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