2014: Grand Challenges. UCLA Engineering Professors Rajit Gadh and Eric Hoek are playing key roles in UCLA’s Grand Challenges initiative to make Los Angeles sustainable in water and energy use by 2050.
2014: Google Glass Diagnosis. Breakthrough Science highlights a Google Glass app developed by Electrical Engineering and Bioengineering Professor Aydogan Ozcan to quickly offer detailed information from diagnostic medical devices.
2013: A Cancer-killing Capsule. Inside Science TV highlights Chemical and Bimolecular Engineering Professor Yi Tan’s work in developing a protein-filled nanocapsule that directly attacks cancer tumors.
2013: Stretchable OLED: Materials Science and Engineering Professor Qibing Pei and his team developed a stretchable organic light-emitting device that could be used for displays as clear as a window or displays that stretch like rubber. An accompanying article is here.
2013: The Bionic Eye. Bioengineering Professor Wentai Liu developed technology allowing people who have lost their sight to see again. An accompanying article is here.
2013: Preserving Watts Towers: Civil and Environmental Engineering Professor Ertugrul Taciroglu and Research Engineer Robert Nigbor lead an effort to preserve and strengthen Los Angeles’ famed Watts Towers.
2013: ASME Profile of Vijay K. Dhir. The American Society of Mechanical Engineers, profiles UCLA Engineering Dean Dhir on the occasion of his honorary membership in ASME, acknowledging his accomplishments in research and education.