There is a new home base for visiting researchers at the University of California, San Diego, and it also serves engineering and other faculty members who need international funding to help get new technologies closer to commercialization.
The San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) at the University of California, San Diego, has been selected as the archival host site for the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers’ (IEEE) annual SciVis contest, which poses challenging research problems in science and engineering to the scientific visualization community.
Is fishing alone responsible for stock collapses, or are there other dominant factors? Determining the causes driving changes in complex networks such as ecosystems is especially challenging. Until recently, scientists had a limited toolbox for detecting causation.
UC San Diego’s Holocaust Living History Workshop (HLHW), sponsored by the UC San Diego Library and the Judaic Studies Program, will present a year-long series of all-new speakers and artists following the theme of “The Long Shadow of the Past.” The series continues the HLHW’s efforts to broaden understanding of the past and to foster tolerance.
Aerospace engineers and structural engineers are working together to make composite aircraft structures safer. Visual artists are using nanoengineering tools, such as a scanning electron microscope, to make art. Structural engineers and medical device researchers are joining forces to improve the design of a heart pump for children born with heart defects. These are only a few of the examples of multi-disciplinary work taking place in the new Structural and Materials Engineering building at the University of California, San Diego.
For the second consecutive year, The Atlantic, a magazine that has played a central role in shaping the national debate on current affairs and cultural trends for 150 years, has chosen to partner with UC San Diego to co-host a forum of national prominence on campus.
New students poured onto Ridgewalk Monday afternoon for the premier resource fair of Welcome Week. The annual fair traditionally follows the Triton Power Hour and showcases UC San Diego’s various academic majors, recreation clubs, athletics and several central services.
Chancellor Pradeep Khosla found an easy way Monday to meet hundreds of UC San Diego students in only 15 minutes: hand out free chocolate chip cookies.
After an extensive national search, the UC Regents approved the appointment of Linda S. Greene, the Evjue-Bascom Professor of Law at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, as UC San Diego’s first Vice Chancellor of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion. Greene will lead the development of a diversity strategic plan for UC San Diego.
When alumnus Don Murphy, '75, was asked to speak to UC San Diego’s new student Welcome Convocation, he asked his son for advice for the speech to which his son replied, “Ah well, I walked out on my last convocation. It was so boring.”