Yvonne Chen, an assistant professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering at the UCLA Samueli School of Engineering, has received a $1.25 million grant from the Cancer Research Institute to support her studies of immunotherapies for cancer.
Computer science major designed non-invasive, smart-phone based system to help diabetes patients monitor glucose levels
Commencement speaker Chuck Lorre had a request for some of the 2019 graduates of UCLA Samueli: Can they work on taking his consciousness out of his aging body and upload it into a robot? And it doesn’t have to look like Iron Man.
Each year the seven departments of the UCLA Samueli School of Engineering, and the school as a whole, bestow honors on graduating students who have had distinguished accomplishments and made special contributions. Below are short Q&A’s with this year’s school-wide winners.
The UCLA Samueli School of Engineering has received its largest gift ever: $100 million from longtime supporters Henry and Susan Samueli.
UCLA bioengineers and their colleagues have developed a new type of insulin that could help prevent hypoglycemia in people who use the drug to manage diabetes.
A UCLA-led study published in the journal Climatic Change found that college students who learned more about the environmental impact of their food choices made dietary changes that are better for the environment.
Co-creator and executive producer of numerous blockbuster television hits, including “The Big Bang Theory,” “Two and a Half Men,” “Young Sheldon” and the Golden Globe-winning “The Kominsky Method,” will address this year’s graduating class at commencement on June 15 at Pauley Pavilion.
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