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UC Merced Takes Another Giant Leap in U.S. News Rankings
UC Merced Takes Another Giant Leap in U.S. News Rankings
UC Merced is ranked No. 1 in the nation for student outcomes, including No. 1 in outperforming expected graduation rates, and No. 7 overall for social mobility.
2020 Phase 2 Opening
2020 Phase 2 Opening Reception - the second phase of the project includes the opening of two new state-of-the-art buildings with labs, classrooms and additional study areas.  The buildings open in Fall 2019 and define the edge of a new quadrangle. Photo Credit: C. Viney
Robot-Assisted Precision Irrigation Delivery (RAPID for short)
A unique, interdisciplinary team of exceptional faculty and students are bringing artificial intelligence and robotics to croplands in the Valley, developing game-changing advancements in water conservation and sustainable farming.
Student Innovations
Engineering seniors engage with industry on design projects gaining experiential learning along the way
Sustainability & Renewable Energy
Sustainability is in our DNA - explore the myriad of research we do in the San Joaquin Valley.

Featured News

September 16, 2019

Complex societies produce people with more varied personalities. That’s the surprising finding of a cognitive science study that attempts to understand how people develop into who they are: social...

Scientists in a lab
September 11, 2019

Developmental biologist Professor Anna Beaudin and her lab are making breakthrough discoveries in a growing field of research that could lead to exciting developments in such medical puzzles as...

September 6, 2019

UC Merced has been recognized by the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) as having the most sustainable buildings in higher education throughout the world....

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Events and Happenings


Science & Engineering Building 2 - Solar Breezeway

Oustanding Student Reception for the School of Engineering and School of Natural Sciences. For additional information, call the School of...

Gallo Gym and various campus locations

Innovate to Grow is the School of Engineering's marquee event showcase UC Merced student ingenuity and entrepreneurship. Our Fall event...




Ranked 134th Best Graduate Engineering Program


Women make up 20% of Undergraduate Engineering Students


Number of Early Career Award Recipients (UC Merced)


Ranked 85th Best Environmental Engineering Program

University of California Television (UCTV)

A team of researchers from UC Merced is developing hydrogen and fuel cell technologies for powering vehicles at TEEL, the Thermal and Electrochemical Energy Laboratory.
Series: "Sustainable California" [Show ID: 33837]


University of California Television (UCTV)

The University of California Water Security and Sustainability Research Initiative aims to train the next generation of water leaders in the state.
Series: "Sustainable California" [Show ID: 33531]


University of California Television (UCTV)

An overview of the complex relationship California has with its watershed.
Series: "Sustainable California" [Show ID: 34781]