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UCLA Engineering Professor Jason Cong Receives 2022 IEEE Noyce Medal

Jason (Jingsheng) Cong, UCLA’s Volgenau Professor for Engineering Excellence and a distinguished professor of computer science and of electrical and computer engineering, has received the 2022 Robert N. Noyce

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...

Nanoscale transport: 3Qs with Tim Fisher

Nanoscale transport: 3Qs with Tim Fisher

Professor Tim Fisher leads the Nanoscale Transport Research Group, which looks at transport processes by electrons, phonons, photons, and fluids, with an eye toward addressing problems in aerospace, micro- and nanoelectronics, and sensor systems.

Lihua Jin: Toward stretchable phones and squishy robots

Lihua Jin: Toward stretchable phones and squishy robots

By UCLA Samueli Newsroom [social_share_button] Lihua Jin’s work in soft materials engineering is helping pave the way for these kinds of advances In the Disney animated film “Big Hero 6,” the character Baymax is a loveable, squishy robot that resembles the Michelin...

Four faculty members elected to the National Academy of Inventors

Four faculty members elected to the National Academy of Inventors

By UCLA Samueli Newsroom [social_share_button] Photo, clockwise from top left: Subramanian Iyer, Henry Samueli, Alan N. Willson, Jr., and Eli Yablonovitch. Four faculty members affiliated with the UCLA Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science have been...