Two UCLA Samueli School of Engineering Assistant Professors Receive Young Investigator Awards

Courtesy of UCLA Samueli Samanvaya Srivastava (left) and Jun Chen (right) have each received a Young Investigator Award. Jun 6, 2022 UCLA Samueli Two UCLA Samueli School of Engineering assistant...
UCLA research team receives $1 million grant to study long COVID

UCLA research team receives $1 million grant to study long COVID

Kelsie Sandoval | May 23, 2022 A team of researchers at UCLA Health has received a $1 million research grant from the American Heart Association to study the cardiovascular effects of long COVID. Over the next three years, Dr. Jeffrey Hsu, assistant clinical professor...

UCLA-developed technology enables single-cell sorting by function

UCLA-developed technology enables single-cell sorting by function

Joseph de Rutte/UCLA Using microscopic, bowl-shaped containers called nanovials (the larger, reddish-brown objects) enabled researchers to select cells based on what type they are and which compounds they secrete (shown here in blue).   Advance has implications...

Ultrasound Offers New Avenue to Treat Diabetes

Ultrasound Offers New Avenue to Treat Diabetes

Sensory neuron cultured in 3D hydrogel cell model developed by UCLA team (Hiromi Miwa/UCLA) Apr 6, 2022 UCLA Samueli Two UCLA bioengineers are part of a multi-institutional team that has demonstrated a new technique that uses ultrasound to prevent and even potentially...

Smart Textiles for Wearable Healthcare and Sustainability Explained

Smart Textiles for Wearable Healthcare and Sustainability Explained

A textile body area network on clothing, enabling diagnostic, therapeutic, energy harvesting, and data processing capabilities. Jun Chen Lab/UCLA. Mar 30, 2022 Following the invitation from editors of different journals, UCLA assistant professor of bioengineering, Jun...

Biophysicist Amy Rowat honored by the National Science Foundation

Biophysicist Amy Rowat honored by the National Science Foundation

UCLA Newsroom Stuart Wolpert | March 23, 2022 Biophysicist Amy Rowat, an associate professor and vice chair of integrative biology and physiology in the UCLA College, has received a National Science Foundation BRITE Fellow award that will provide $995,000 of research...

UCLA Professor Wins Prestigious Optical Engineering Prize

UCLA Professor Wins Prestigious Optical Engineering Prize

Mar 1, 2022 UCLA Samueli Aydogan Ozcan, who holds the Volgenau Chair for Engineering Innovation at the UCLA Samueli School of Engineering, has received the 2022 Joseph Fraunhofer Award and Robert M. Burley Prize for optical engineering.The annual award by leading...