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Students gain professional experience by working on projects with big companies.
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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.
Multidisciplinary projects allow students to explore their capabilities.
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Our entrepreneurial focus provides a challenging classroom experience.
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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Grad Student’s Water-Mapping Work Leads to National Recognition

UC Merced graduate student Lorenzo Booth’s research into more efficient use of water for agriculture has earned him accolades from the American Water Resources Association for not only... Read More

Alumnus Stays Local, Launches Environmentally Friendly Career

Stephen Ho’s experience at UC Merced helped him land an internship with E. & J. Gallo Winery in Livingston shortly after his graduation in 2012. His engineering expertise,... 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