Skip to content Skip to navigation

News

December 22, 2014
Research into sustainable water supplies and viable solar energy solutions won the University of California, Merced, an anticipated $5 million in prestigious and competitive grants from the University of California. UC Multicampus Research Programs and Initiatives (MRPI) awards will go...
December 17, 2014
Every day, your brain completes millions of complicated functions without you even being aware of them, and it learns as it goes. Teaching a machine to do the same thing is extremely complicated, but it has gotten a little easier thanks to the work of University of California, Merced,...
December 15, 2014
Helios, the start-up behind the Helios Bars – handlebars that transform any bicycle into a “smart bike” – is continuing to make its mark on the business community. Founded two years ago by UC Merced alum Seena Zandipour and former students Tony Belmontes and Kenneth Gibbs,...
December 9, 2014
UC Merced’s undergraduate degree programs in environmental engineering, materials science engineering and mechanical engineering have been accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, the recognized accreditor of college and university programs in applied science, computing...
September 29, 2014
The School of Engineering has hired four faculty members for the 2014-15 academic year, giving the campus 212 tenure-track professors who expand the depth and breadth of research expertise. The faculty hires reflect areas of rapid enrollment growth, greatest potential for interdisciplinary...
September 8, 2014
As the climate warms, sources of the water so critical to life everywhere on Earth are drying up. By the end of this century, communities dependent on freshwater from mountain-fed rivers could see significantly less water, according to a new climate model recently released by University of...
August 27, 2014
The long-awaited Science and Engineering Building 2 officially opens today, providing more space for instruction, research and offices. The ribbon-cutting ceremony begins at 1 p.m. Thirty months in the making, the building is designed to foster interdisciplinary work for researchers across UC...
August 19, 2014
MERCED, Calif. — California is deficit-spending its water and has been for a century, according to state data analyzed recently by researchers from the University of California. UC Merced Professor Joshua Viers and postdoctoral researcher Ted Grantham, with UC Davis at the time, explored the...
December 4, 2013
Jose Garcia, a fourth-year student, will spend next summer as the only intern in Chevron Oronite’s Tribology division, with a small group of researchers who delve into lubricants, additives and the relationship between machines and fluids for the multinational corporation. The past two years...
November 12, 2013
Graduate student Ryan Lucas is living a mountain-lover’s dream through his research. As part of engineering Professor Martha Conklin’s meadows-hydrology lab, he gets to spend a lot of time in the Sierra Nevada in Yosemite and Sequoia-Kings Canyon national parks, collecting data on how...

Pages