A Message from Dean Alissa Park Ah-Hyung “Alissa” Park began her appointment as the Ronald and Valerie Sugar Dean of the UCLA Samueli School of Engineering September 1. In this video, Dean Park shared her thoughts on her new role and what she hopes to accomplish in the coming months as the eighth dean of the school.
Developing More Durable Solar Cells Yang Yang, a materials science and engineering professor, shared his research findings on enhanced perovskite, a man-made material that could help produce cheaper solar cells than the current standard, silicon.
Navigating Back to School 3 Years after the Pandemic After seeing her son struggle in his sophomore year of high school, a Los Angeles mother described in this interview her decision to enroll him in the weekend Mathematics Achievement Program, hosted by the Center for Excellence in Engineering and Diversity at the UCLA Samueli School of Engineering.
UCLA Engineers Discover the Intrinsic Morphology of Metallic Lithium In an excerpt taken from a podcast produced by the National Science Foundation, the radio show highlighted chemical and bimolecular engineering assistant professor Yuzhang Li whose research has established a direct correlation between what metallic lithium looks like and the performance of lithium batteries.
AI in Schools John Villasenor, a professor of electrical engineering, law, public policy and management at UCLA, says artificial intelligence is here to stay and educators therefore should find ways to adapt.
First-Gen Latino Doctoral Student Aims to Make an Impact in STEM Fourth-year bioengineering Ph.D. student Andrew Ramirez has been honored with an inaugural UCLA Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Student Leadership Award for empowering others from historically underrepresented communities to pursue their dreams without fear.