Debugging the Brain Circuit: ofMRI holds Great Promise

By Matthew Chin Since the early 1990s, functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) has been used to give insight to the inner workings of the brain. This powerful tool has been used in numerous research studies, starting in medicine and science, but has even branched...
UCLA Smart Grid Energy Research Center (SMERC) Celebrates Its Start

UCLA Smart Grid Energy Research Center (SMERC) Celebrates Its Start

The Smart Grid Energy Research Center (SMERC) held a kickoff event last month celebrating the start of new research programs and partnerships in making a smart electrical grid into a reality. The center, based at the UCLA Henry Samueli School of Engineering and...

UCLA Engineering Awarded Grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

UCLA Engineering has been awarded  a $100,000 Grand Challenges Grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation for innovative global health research based on an idea proposed by Peter Lillehoj, a Ph.D. student in mechanical engineering. The goal of the foundation’s...