UCLA engineers received $1.5 million grant to make environmentally friendly concrete

A team of UCLA engineers has received a $1.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation to develop 3D-printed concrete that incorporates carbon dioxide, a greenhouse gas, as part of a binder.

In Memoriam: Professor Emeritus Ken Nobe

Ken Nobe, a UCLA professor emeritus of engineering, world-renowned for his early studies of catalytic air pollution control of exhaust emissions and research in electrochemical processes, passed away on July 11, 2019. He was 93.

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Hard to crack: UCLA engineers toughen glass using nanoparticles

Process could be useful for applications in manufacturing and architecture
UCLA mechanical engineers and materials scientists have developed a process that uses nanoparticles to strengthen the atomic structure of glass. The result is a product that’s at least five times tougher than any glass currently available.

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UCLA engineers in the field after major California earthquakes

Q&A with Jonathan Stewart about what his team learned in the aftermath of the Ridgecrest quakes
A day after a magnitude 6.4 earthquake on July 4 rattled Southern California, a small team of earthquake engineers and scientists was already near its epicenter, in Ridgecrest, Calif., gathering time-sensitive data.

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