HEADLINES is the monthly summary of UCLA Engineering news | February 2017
UCLA pioneers elected to National Academy of Engineering
Three faculty recognized for their significant contributions in field programmable gate arrays, network algorithmics, and broadband communications.
Creating safer batteries for the future | KNBC
Bruce Dunn, professor of materials science and engineering and one the country’s top experts on battery technology, was recently interviewed in a KNBC story.
Novel antenna array boosts THz detection
| New Electronics
In New Electronics, an antenna array developed by UCLA engineers expands the operation bandwidth and level of sensitivity terahertz-based technologies.
Computer science professor named 2017 Sloan Research Fellow
Sriram Sankaraman’s areas of research include computational biology, statistical genomics and statistical machine learning.
Severe West Coast erosion during 2015-16 El Niño
Timu Gallien, assistant professor of civil and environmental engineering, was part of USGS-led team documenting damage from the recent powerful El Niño.
And the Academy Award goes to…
Two UCLA alumni have each received a 2017 SciTech award from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for innovations in filmmaking.
Celebrating National Engineers Week 2017: UCLA Engineering Awards
UCLA Engineering celebrated the achievements of students, faculty and alumni, including Alumna of the Year Joanne Maguire.