Multidisciplinary projects allow students to explore their capabilities.
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UAVs are more than child’s play in the MESA Lab.
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Our entrepreneurial focus provides a challenging classroom experience.
Students gain professional experience by working on projects with big companies.
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Our students learn to make a world of difference today.
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Biomedical Researcher Earns Respected Keck Award

Professor Victor Muñoz’s novel approach to advancing biomedical research has earned him the campus’s first prestigious Keck Award, including $1 million over the next five years... Read More

Group Offers Encouragement, Support to Women in STEM

A new organization at UC Merced is working to close the gender gap by engaging, supporting and mentoring women in fields traditionally dominated by men. WSTEM — or Women in Science,... 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