HEADLINES is the monthly summary of UCLA Engineering news | April 2017
A Wrist Sensor That Works up a Sweat
UCLA’s Sam Emaminejad is leading research on sweat-based sensors for health care. The research was also highlighted by Yahoo and MSN.
SpaceX hopes to launch a recycled rocket
| Los Angeles Times
Professor Richard Wirz was quoted on the significance of SpaceX launching a recycled rocket into space. He was also interviewed by LinkedIn and Al Jazeera.
UCLA among the nation’s best for commercializing campus research
UCLA is No. 1 in the nation when it comes to the number of startup companies launched as a result of campus research.
Ozcan named Guggenheim Fellow
Aydogan Ozcan was awarded a 2017 Guggenheim Fellowship for computational imaging and sensing of viruses.
New technique to control laser polarization
A research team led by UCLA electrical engineers has developed a new technique to control the polarization state of a laser.
Researchers develop tiny, stable and super accurate clock component
New optical micro-oscillator breakthrough could lead to next-generation timing, navigation and sensing applications.
Four UCLA Engineering students receive NSF Graduate Fellowships
Four students – two graduate students, two undergraduates – have received the National Science Foundation’s prestigious Graduate Research Fellowship.
Computer science Ph.D. student receives 2017 Google Fellowship
Graduate student Muhammad Gulzar received a Google Ph.D. Fellowship, in recognition of his big data debugging research.