UCSB Engineering

Press Releases for 2014

Yuan Xie

Xie and Zheng Named IEEE Fellows


UCSB Bioengineering Researchers Synthesize High Performing Platelet Nanoparticles

Chris Van de Walle

Van de Walle Named Herbert Kroemer Endowed Chair in Materials Science at UCSB


Researchers Apply Statistical Mathematics to Predict Cell Membrane-Protein Dynamics


An Elegant Solution: Ionic Liquids Conquer Bacterial Biofilms


New Engineering Faculty Helgeson and Hardekopf Receive 2014 NSF CAREER Awards


Eight UCSB Engineering Professors Among Most Highly Cited Influential Researchers


CS Professor Tevfik Bultan Receives $500K NSF Grant for Software Verification Research


Ultrasensitive Biosensor from Molybdenite Semiconductor Outshines Graphene

UC Santa Barbara researchers demonstrate atomically thin, ultrasensitive and scalable MoS2 field-effect transistor based biosensors and establish their potential for single-molecule detection


UCSB Team Develops Self-Healing Polymers in Wet Conditions


Thought Leaders Convene for CRYPTO, 2014 International Cryptology Conference

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UCSB Engineering Ranked #7 in the World

The 2014 Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) ranks UC Santa Barbara Engineering/Technology and Computer Science as #7 in the world


Now You Can See The Invisible: Mostofi Lab Robots Use Only Wifi to See Through Walls


UCSB Cryptologists Receive $500K NSF Grant to Study Encryption Algorithms


Driven to Succeed: Mechanical Engineering Students Compete in 2014 Mini Baja Competition


Biomedical Researchers Awarded $1M from Keck Foundation to Study Neurochemistry of Addiction


NSF Grants Computer Science Professors $1M to Study Smartphone Security Issues


Professor McMeeking Receives ASME’s Highest Applied Mechanics Honor

Damien Kudela, UCSB

Materials Chemistry Graduate Researcher to Receive Inaugural UCSB Translational Medicine Award

Joao Hespanha

Revolutionizing how we keep track of time in cyber-physical systems

New five-year, $4 million Frontier award aims to improve the coordination of time in networked physical systems


Researchers Report Highest Performing III-V Metal-Oxide Semiconductor FETs

III-V MOSFETs Promise to Help Deliver Higher Semiconductor Performance at Lower Power Consumption for Next-Generation Servers


Professor Galen Stucky Honored with Prestigious Prince of Asturias Award


Researchers Demonstrate Controlled Synthesis of Wafer-Scale Bilayer Graphene and High-Performance Transistors

UC Santa Barbara researchers demonstrate ultra-fast and deterministic growth of high-quality and large-area bilayer graphene films with controlled stacking order required for low-power digital electronics


Materials Research Partnership Renewed Between UC Santa Barbara and Mitsubishi Chemical


Catching the (Invisible) Wave

UC Santa Barbara researchers create a unique semiconductor that manipulates light in the invisible infrared/terahertz range, paving the way for new and enhanced applications.


Professor Kimberly Turner Elected Fellow of American Society of Mechanical Engineers


UCSB Engineering Graduate Programs Top the 2015 U.S. News Rankings


Chemical Engineers Examine Surface Forces of Neuron Membranes to Understand Diseases


UCSB Researchers Develop Polymer Transistors with High Carrier Mobility

A collaborative team at University of California, Santa Barbara’s Mitsubishi Chemical Center for Advanced Materials has demonstrated commercially-viable, high carrier mobility for transistors made from semiconducting conjugated polymers


New Mellichamp Endowed Chair Cluster at UCSB Focuses on Sustainable Manufacturing

Jacob Israelachvili

Surface Forces Research Leader Israelachvili Awarded Tribology Gold Medal


UCSB Part of New U.S. Next Generation Power Electronics Institute


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2015 • 2014

College Facts

Quick Fact Sheet (PDF)


Faculty

131
Joint appointments 23%

Degrees Granted 2014

BS/BA 298
MS 120
PhD 94

Fall 2014 Enrollment

Undergraduates 1,421
Graduate 690

Research Centers & Institutes

26

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College of Engineering
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