UCLA Bioengineers Develop Artificial Skin to Outfit Underwater Robots with a Sense of Touch

Feb 5, 2024 UCLA Samueli Newsroom Autonomous robots have been used for underwater exploration, but they are limited by the lack of human dexterity. Without a sense of touch, it is difficult for...
UCLA Bioengineering Student Receives 2024 AHA Predoctoral Fellowship

UCLA Bioengineering Student Receives 2024 AHA Predoctoral Fellowship

UCLA Bioengineering Student, Guorui (Gary) Chen, has received the prestigious 2024 AHA Predoctoral Fellowship from the American Heart Association (AHA). This esteemed fellowship aims to enhance the integrated research of promising students pursuing careers as...

UCLA Samueli Bioengineering Professor Named Optica Fellow

UCLA Samueli Bioengineering Professor Named Optica Fellow

Jan 9, 2024 UCLA Samueli Newsroom Liang Gao, an associate professor of bioengineering at the UCLA Samueli School of Engineering, was elected as a fellow of Optica, an international professional society for advancing optics and photonics. Gao, who leads...

Promising Engineered Compound Fights Space Bone Loss

Promising Engineered Compound Fights Space Bone Loss

University of California - Los Angeles Health Sciences A new study published in a Nature Partner Journal, npj Microgravity, finds an engineered compound given to mice aboard the International Space Station (ISS) largely prevented the bone loss associated with time...

2 UCLA Engineers Named to 2023 National Academy of Inventors

2 UCLA Engineers Named to 2023 National Academy of Inventors

Dec 12, 2023 UCLA Samueli Newsroom Eric P. Y. Chiou — a professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering — and Paul Weiss — a distinguished professor of chemistry and biochemistry, and materials science and engineering — at the UCLA Samueli School of Engineering have...

8 UCLA Engineers Among World’s Most Influential Researchers

8 UCLA Engineers Among World’s Most Influential Researchers

Nov 15, 2023 UCLA Samueli Newsroom Clarivate released today its list of 2023 Highly Cited Researchers, including eight faculty members from the UCLA Samueli School of Engineering. Since 2002, Clarivate has released an annual list of researchers who have demonstrated...

From Sea Monkeys to Shelf-Stable Insulin

From Sea Monkeys to Shelf-Stable Insulin

It’s not every day that a gag gift at a holiday party sparks a new line of research, but that turned out to be the case for Heather Maynard, a polymer scientist at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). As she watched little shrimp-like sea monkeys emerge...

Professor Jaimie Stewart receives Sloan Matter-to-Life Seed Grant

Professor Jaimie Stewart receives Sloan Matter-to-Life Seed Grant

Jaimie Marie Stewart, an assistant professor of bioengineering at the UCLA Samueli School of Engineering, has received a Sloan Matter-to-Life Seed Grant in the research area of Building Life from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. Her project proposes to build synthetic...