Through his work with UC Water and Prof. Viers, ES student Lorenzo Booth uses maps to find the best climate for crops, earning top prize at American Water Resources Assn.
UAVs are more than child’s play in the MESA Lab.
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Our students learn to make a world of difference today.
Ala Qatawwi
Our entrepreneurial focus provides a challenging classroom experience.
ME faculty and students gather for a "Welcome Back" winter celebration -- here's to a productive 2017!
Multidisciplinary projects allow students to explore their capabilities.
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Raindrops, Red Wine Inspire Solar Tech Advancements

In recent publications, Professor Vincent Tung proves that inspiration for advancements in materials science can come from anywhere — even the merging of raindrops on a windshield or... Read More

‘Diverse’ Magazine Names Groundbreaking Professor an Emerging Schola

The magazine Diverse: Issues in Higher EducationOpens a New Window. has named UC Merced Professor Ala QattawiOpens a New Window. an Emerging Scholar of the Year in its first issue... Read More

Current Research & Graduate Students

Ashlie Martini’s fundamental tribology lab is making its mark in the world of academia. The lab has averaged four awards per year dating back to... Learn More

UC Merced is known around the world for its research into the environment and its systems. Our faculty members are experts on the scientific... Learn More