Lea Alcantara knows how to take a punch. As a member of her college’s boxing club when she was an undergraduate, she learned how to throw a punch, too. But it’s not just boxing opponents that Alcantara has faced and overcome.
Two UCLA Samueli assistant professors Samanvaya Srivastava in the Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Department, and Jun Chen in the Bioengineering Department have each received a
Alexis Block, a mechanical engineering postdoctoral research fellow at the UCLA Samueli School of Engineering, has been awarded an Otto Hahn Medal from Germany’s Max Planck Society to support her research in human-robot interaction.
Novel surface treatment developed at UCLA stops microbes from adhering to medical devices like catheters and stents. A hospital or medical clinic might be the last place you’d expect to pick up a nasty infection, but approximately 1.7 million Americans do
UCLA has received a $5 million pledge from Boeing Co. to support faculty at the Center for Quantum Science and Engineering. The center, which is jointly operated by the UCLA College Division of Physical Sciences and UCLA Samueli.
The UCLA Center for Heterogeneous Integration and Performance Scaling (UCLA CHIPS) and SEMI today announced that they have won a $300,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Institute
Science has long fascinated fourth-year materials engineering student Annie Zhao, who will soon join the class of 2022 to engineer change in the real world. “I remember when I was 6 years old and my grandma was reading this kids encyclopedia to me,” Zhao said. “That’s when I first learned what an atom was and I was
From the wheelchair ramp zigzagging up Bruin Walk to Braille on elevator buttons in campus buildings, many physical spaces on UCLA’s campus are designed to accommodate Bruins of all abilities. But to what extent is this reflected in other spaces where we spend
It was a Halloween mystery that baffled Charles Darwin to the end of his days.
On Oct. 31, 1832, thousands of tiny red spiders suddenly started dropping from a clear sky onto Darwin’s ship, the HMS Beagle, prompting shock,