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Stresses and Hydrodynamics - Scientists Uncover New Organizing Principles of the Genome

December 23, 2022

Stresses and Hydrodynamics - Scientists Uncover New Organizing Principles of the Genome

A team of scientists including mechanical engineers at the University of California San Diego has uncovered the physical principles—a series of forces and hydrodynamic flows—that help ensure the proper functioning of life’s blueprint. Full Story


UC San Diego Researchers Earn Air Force Young Investigator Awards

December 21, 2022

UC San Diego Researchers Earn Air Force Young Investigator Awards

Three researchers at UC San Diego, including two engineering faculty, have been selected to receive Young Investigator Research Program awards from the Air Force Office of Scientific Research, the basic research arm of the Air Force Research Lab. Full Story


2022 Research Highlights

December 20, 2022

2022 Research Highlights

From tools to track the origin and spread of COVID-19, to making homes safer in earthquakes, to using smartphones as diagnostic tools, researchers at the Jacobs School of Engineering pioneered important work in 2022. A few highlights of our outstanding research this year are here. Full Story


New course expands sustainable practices to all engineering disciplines

December 14, 2022

New course expands sustainable practices to all engineering disciplines

A group of 20 students from the Jacobs School of Engineering spent the fall quarter learning how to apply sustainable design practices to any field of engineering. In the inaugural Sustainable Engineering and Design course, students learned about life cycle assessment, the environmental impact of different materials and energy sources, and various design practices to improve the sustainable performance of products and processes. Full Story


16 Jacobs School researchers among most highly cited in the world

November 22, 2022

16 Jacobs School researchers among most highly cited in the world

A remarkable 16 faculty and research scientists at the UC San Diego Jacobs School of Engineering are among the world’s most influential researchers in their fields, according to the 2022 Clarivate listing of Most Highly Cited Researchers in the World. The list highlights individuals at universities, research institutes and commercial organizations who have demonstrated a disproportionate level of significant and broad influence in their field of research.    Full Story


The Jacobs School at Neuroscience 2022

November 10, 2022

The Jacobs School at Neuroscience 2022

 The Society for Neuroscience is holding its annual conference, Neuroscience 2022, Nov. 12 to 16 in San Diego and the faculty of the UC San Diego Jacobs School of Engineering will have a strong presence at the event.    Full Story


Open Trade Saves Countries Billions in Solar Panel Production

October 26, 2022

Open Trade Saves Countries Billions in Solar Panel Production

A globalized, open trade supply chain saved countries an estimated $67 billion in solar panel production costs, reveals a new study published in the Oct. 26, 2022 issue of Nature. The savings  for the United States alone amounted to $24 billion.      Full Story