HEADLINES is the monthly summary of UCLA Engineering news | April 2017

A Wrist Sensor That Works up a Sweat
| NBCNews.com

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.


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