Two UCLA Engineering Professors Named AAAS Fellows

Two UCLA Engineering professors, Panagiotis D. Christofides and  Ali H. Sayed, were selected as fellows by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the world’s largest general scientific society and the publisher of the journal Science....

In Memoriam: David Okrent

By Matthew Chin David Okrent, UCLA professor emeritus of mechanical and aerospace engineering, who made pioneering contributions in nuclear reactor design and safety, died Friday, Dec. 14. He was 90. Okrent received his bachelor’s degree from Stevens Institute of...

New Energy-efficient Computer Memory Using Magnetic Materials

MeRAM is up to 1,000 times more energy-efficient than current technologies By Matthew Chin | December 14, 2012 By using electric voltage instead of a flowing electric current, researchers from UCLA’s Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science have...

Got Food Allergies? Test Your Meal Using a Cell Phone

By Matthew Chin Are you allergic to peanuts and worried there might be some in that cookie? Now you can find out using a rather unlikely source: your cell phone. A team of researchers from the UCLA Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science has developed...

Engineering Professor Receives NIH Director’s Pioneer Award

Yi Tang, a professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering at the UCLA Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science, has received an NIH Director’s Pioneer Award from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Established in 2004, the award supports...