Our students learn to make a world of difference today.
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UAVs are more than child’s play in the MESA Lab.
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Multidisciplinary projects allow students to explore their capabilities.
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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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Faculty Climate Champion Puts Plan Into Action

Biodiversity Professor Michael Dawson has been named UC Merced’s inaugural Faculty Climate Action Champion by the UC Office of the President (UCOP). Dawson’s work and his... Read More

Student Engineering Team Rewarded in International Competition

The federal Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) recognized this year’s team of UC Merced engineering students for its design of a device that cools high-powered... 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