Carbon Emissions Converted to Gasoline Alternative

UCLA researchers engineer bacteria to turn carbon dioxide into liquid fuel By Matthew Chin Global climate change has prompted efforts to drastically reduce emissions of carbon dioxide, a greenhouse gas produced by burning fossil fuels. In a new approach, researchers...

UCLA Engineering Awards 2009

Alumnus of the Year – Paul Baran MS ’59 Paul Baran, recipient of the 2008 National Medial for Technology and Innovation, is best known as the inventor of packet switching while at the RAND Corporation in 1960. Baran envisioned a network of unmanned nodes that...

Researchers Decode Cholesterol Drug Synthesis

By Wileen Wong Kromhout Researchers from the UCLA Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science have for the first time successfully reconstituted in the laboratory the enzyme responsible for producing the blockbuster cholesterol-lowering drug lovastatin....