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UCLA Researchers Create High-Strength Composites by Upcycling Polymer Foams

A team of researchers led by UCLA chemical engineers has discovered a way to make tough and durable composite materials with strength comparable to that of cement, by recycling a common polymer foam found in sofas and mattresses. 

UCLA School of Engineering Alum Chosen for Prestigious Turing Award

UCLA School of Engineering Alum Chosen for Prestigious Turing Award

By UCLA Samueli Newsroom [social_share_button]UCLA School of Engineering alumnus Vinton G. Cerf has been named a winner of the prestigious 2004 A.M. Turing Award, widely considered to be the computing field’s equivalent of the Nobel Prize. The award, presented...

Magma Design Automation Donates Licensed Software to Computer Science

Magma Design Automation Donates Licensed Software to Computer Science

By UCLA Samueli Newsroom [social_share_button]The new year brings new tools to the UCLA Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science’s integrated circuits and systems research. Magma Design Automation donated licensed Blast™ software programs to computer...

In Memoriam – Professor Richard E. Mortensen

In Memoriam – Professor Richard E. Mortensen

By UCLA Samueli NewsroomProfessor Emeritus Richard E. Mortensen died at his home in Topanga in October 2004, at the age of 69 from natural causes. By Professors N. Levan, D. Wiberg and P.K.C. Wang Professor Emeritus Richard E. Mortensen...