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Engineering Alumna Makes Strides in Latinx Representation

When Leticia Solis ’90 was 14 years old, her older sister took her to a Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE) conference at UCLA. It was there that Solis first learned what an engineer does and

Mehta receives NSF CAREER Award to bring robots to everyone

Mehta receives NSF CAREER Award to bring robots to everyone

Ankur Mehta, an assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering at the UCLA Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science, has received a National Science Foundation CAREER award, the agency’s highest honor for faculty members at the start of their research and teaching careers.

Henry Samueli: STEM training a near-guarantee for success

Henry Samueli: STEM training a near-guarantee for success

By UCLA Samueli NewsroomHenry Samueli ’75, MS ’76, PhD ’80, co-founder of Broadcom Corporation, said an undergraduate STEM education can almost guarantee one’s success in any field, as he discussed the arc of his career to a packed house...

The flu vaccine could get a much-needed boost

The flu vaccine could get a much-needed boost

By Chase Doyle New approach developed at UCLA could help curtail hospitalizations due to influenza infection More than 700,000 Americans were hospitalized due to illnesses associated with the seasonal flu during the 2014–15 flu season,...

Computer science tackles big data in medicine

Computer science tackles big data in medicine

By UCLA Samueli Newsroom [social_share_button] Professor Eran Halperin analyzes complex datasets in genomics, microbiology, and healthcare.  By Sarah C.P. Williams A century ago, the results of a biological study were generally observations scrawled longhand in a lab...