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January 13, 2016

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ASCE Bruins casting this year’s concrete canoe. Last year’s team scored top five in three categories at the ASCE National Concrete Canoe Competition. Photo courtesy ASCE Bruins


School News

UCLA Online Engineering Program Again Ranked Best in the Nation
msol-75pxThe Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science online master’s degree program has been named the best in the country by U.S. News and World Report for the second consecutive year.

Burton Receives NSF’s CAREER Award
burton-75pxHenry Burton, a UCLA assistant professor of civil and environmental engineering, received a CAREER Award from the National Science Foundation, the agency’s highest honor for faculty members at the start of their research and teaching careers.

Englekirk Gift Establishes Endowed Chair in Structural Engineering
englekirk-75pxRobert Englekirk MS ’65, PhD ’70 and Natalie Englekirk have committed to a $500,000 gift, matched by the University of California Office of the President, to create the Englekirk Presidential Endowed Chair in Structural Engineering at the Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science.

Welcome Message from Dean Jayathi Y. Murthy (video)
murthy-video-75pxJayathi Murthy became dean of the UCLA Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science in January. In a brief welcome message, she outlines her vision for the school.

Englekirk, Kleinrock, Goebel to Be Honored at UCLA Engineering Awards Dinner

Chang, Liao, Elected to National Academy of Inventors

Karagozian named Interim Vice Chancellor for Research

UCLA Researchers Create Super-Strong, Lightweight New Metal

UCLA Researchers Develop ‘Metasurface’ Laser for Terahertz Range

FDA Approves Use of UCLA-created Wearable Device to Address Gastrointestinal Disorders

Nature Nanotechnology: Electric Field-Induced Switching for Magnetic Topological Insulators


Department News

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In the News

Scientists Create the Superman of Metals | Newsweek
The news was also carried in Forbes, United Press International, and Gizmodo.

Students create satellite for NASA | Daily Bruin

A quantum cascade laser gets a geometric makeover | Physics Today


Calendar

Jan. 19, 2016
Dean Jayathi Murthy Welcome Address and Reception
CNSI Auditorium, UCLA campus

Feb. 5, 2016
UCLA Engineering Awards Dinner
Beverly Wilshire Hotel

Feb. 25
UCLA Engineering Alumni Networking Event and Game Watch
Barney’s Beanery, Pasadena

Mar. 03
Regional Alumni Event: San Diego
ViaSat, Carlsbad

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