Scientists Devise Method to Prevent Deadly Hospital Infections without Antibiotics Research led by professor Richard Kaner, who has a faculty appointment in materials science and engineering, found a novel method to reduce the number of infections contracted in hospitals and other medical facilities. Other co-authors include Shaily Mahendra, a professor of civil and environmental engineering, and Dino Di Carlo, a professor of bioengineering and of mechanical and aerospace engineering.
UCLA CHIPS and SEMI Win $300K in NIST Funding to Create Heterogeneous Integration Roadmap The UCLA Center for Heterogeneous Integration and Performance Scaling, led by Subramanian Iyer of electrical and computer engineering, and SEMI announced that they won a $300,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Institute of Standards and Technology. The grant will be used to produce a roadmap for advancing heterogeneous integration and advanced packaging technologies in the United States.
The Robots of the Future Following his popular 2009 TEDx talk "The Seven Species of Robots," mechanical and aerospace engineering professor Dennis Hong, who runs the Robotics and Mechanisms Lab (RoMeLA) at UCLA, gives an update in this talk on developing the next-generation biped robots that are faster and nimbler than the traditional humanoid robots that are heavier and prone to fall.
Driving Toward Justice: Transportation and Equity, with Regan Patterson Incoming assistant professor of civil and environmental engineering and alumna Regan Patterson '13 sat down with Resources Radio to discuss solutions to problems that can stem from transportation systems and infrastructure, including inequitable access to health care and environmental issues.
Spider Man Mechanical and aerospace engineering assistant professor M. Khalid Jawed was featured in UCLA Magazine for his research that solves a 200-year-old arachnid riddle.
Gallery: Graduating Seniors Reflect on Their Favorite Memories at UCLA This gallery features Andrew Li '22 and Zian Chen '22 of electrical engineering and computer science, respectively, who were co-executive directors of the LA Hacks student-run hackathon this year. It also features Amy Sywe '22, of computer science, who found a home with a volleyball team.