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.
ME faculty and students gather for a "Welcome Back" winter celebration -- here's to a productive 2017!
Our students learn to make a world of difference today.
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Our entrepreneurial focus provides a challenging classroom experience.
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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New UC Solar Project Produces Both Heat and Power

One of California’s greatest energy challenges is finding innovative ways to lower natural gas consumption to help reduce greenhouse gas emissions that contribute to climate change. To... Read More

Annual Research Week Celebrates UC Merced’s Innovation and Advances

It’s time for the annual celebration of one of the main missions of UC Merced, along with education and public service — research. From March 6-10, people on and off campus can get... 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