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UCLA Samueli thrives in this incredible city, and we ensure that our students thrive as well. That’s why you’ll find student clubs, research opportunities, inspirational speaker events, and a diversity of minds and people, all supported through health and wellness services dedicated to both students and faculty.
So if you’re ready to discover your passion for engineering within this vibrant city and campus, we invite you to visit our admissions page.
A team of UCLA engineers has received a $1.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation to develop 3D-printed concrete that incorporates carbon dioxide, a greenhouse gas, as part of a binder.
By UCLA Samueli Newsroom UCLA engineers have made major improvements on their design of an optical neural network –a device inspired by how the human brain works – that can identify objects or process information at the speed...
UCLA chemical engineers and their French and Belgian colleagues have discovered a more sustainable way to produce amines – key compounds used in a variety of industrial processes.
A UCLA team in the finals of a multi-million dollar, international prize for turning carbon emissions into commercial products, is preparing for a major showcase of its advance.
A professor of electrical and computer engineering at UCLA Samueli, has received $1.25 million in research funding from the U.S. Department of Energy to miniaturize powerful diagnostic sensor systems down to the size of a grain of sand.
Ken Nobe, a UCLA professor emeritus of engineering, world-renowned for his early studies of catalytic air pollution control of exhaust emissions and research in electrochemical processes, passed away on July 11, 2019. He was 93.