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UC San Diego Computer Security and Privacy Pioneer Named ACM Fellow

January 23, 2023

UC San Diego Computer Security and Privacy Pioneer Named ACM Fellow

Farinaz Koushanfar, a professor and Henry Booker Faculty Scholar in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of California San Diego, has been named one of 57 Fellows of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) for 2022. Koushanfar is recognized for her contributions to secure computing and privacy-preserving machine learning.  Full Story


Human Brain Organoids Implanted into Mouse Cortex Respond to Visual Stimuli for First Time

December 28, 2022

Human Brain Organoids Implanted into Mouse Cortex Respond to Visual Stimuli for First Time

A team of engineers and neuroscientists has demonstrated for the first time that human brain organoids implanted in mice have established functional connectivity to the animals’ cortex and responded to external sensory stimuli.  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


Scientists Apply a Novel Machine Learning Method to Help Diagnose Deadly Respiratory Illness

December 13, 2022

Scientists Apply a Novel Machine Learning Method to Help Diagnose Deadly Respiratory Illness

An international team of scientists led by UC San Diego electrical and computer engineering professor Pengtao Xie has developed a new algorithm that shows promise in improving the detection of pneumonia from chest x-rays. Full Story


Three Entrepreneurial UC San Diego Faculty Members To Join National Academy of Inventors

December 8, 2022

Three Entrepreneurial UC San Diego Faculty Members To Join National Academy of Inventors

UC San Diego’s ranks now include 18 fellows of the National Academy of Inventors. Three professors have been named 2022 NAI fellows, the highest professional distinction awarded to academic inventors. This year’s inductees all hail from the UC San Diego Jacobs School of Engineering: Yu-Hwa Lo, a professor of electrical and computer engineering; Nicole Steinmetz and Joseph Wang, both professors of nanoengineering. Full Story


Innovative Self-Powered Ingestible Sensor Opens New Avenues for Gut Research

December 1, 2022

Innovative Self-Powered Ingestible Sensor Opens New Avenues for Gut Research

Engineering researchers have developed a battery-free, pill-shaped ingestible biosensing system designed to provide continuous monitoring in the intestinal environment. It gives scientists the ability to monitor gut metabolites in real time, which wasn’t possible before. This feat of technological integration could unlock new understanding of intestinal metabolite composition, which significantly impacts human health overall. 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


Six out of 19 Qualcomm Innovation Fellowship Awards Go to UC San Diego

November 14, 2022

Six out of 19 Qualcomm Innovation Fellowship Awards Go to UC San Diego

UC San Diego teams took home six out of 19 Qualcomm Innovation Fellowship awards for 2022, the company announced. The fellowships are designed to enable students to pursue futuristic, innovative ideas.   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


2022 New Faculty Hires at the UC San Diego Jacobs School of Engineering

October 17, 2022

2022 New Faculty Hires at the UC San Diego Jacobs School of Engineering

The University of California San Diego Jacobs School of Engineering is proud to introduce 11 new professors hired in 2022. These faculty represent the first year in our latest three-year, 35+ faculty member hiring cycle. Full Story


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