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May 4, 2022
Innovate to Grow (I2G), the biannual showcase of innovative engineering design projects developed in partnership with industry and nonprofit partners, continues in-person and virtually this spring 2022 semester. “We are excited to have everyone back in person to share in this amazing event,” said...
April 19, 2022
Mechanical Engineering undergraduate students Colin Cox and Daniel Miliate were named as Outstanding Students by the School of Engineering. Both were recognized by their department’s faculty for their academic excellence and notable contributions to the department and the school. Read more...
April 18, 2022
The May 1 deadline is fast approaching for students to apply for the San Joaquin Valley Food and Agriculture Cyberinformatics Tools and Science (FACTS) bridge program, a paid summer research program funded by a grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, National Institute of Food and...
April 14, 2022
The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) has awarded a team of researchers from the University of California campuses at Merced, Berkeley and Davis a two-year grant to simulate urban air mobility in the San Francisco area, and to draft regulations for this highly complex form of...
April 13, 2022
Now is the time to register to attend this year's Innovate to Grow (I2G) competition and see some of the 66 student engineering teams present their solutions to real-world engineering challenges. And if you would like to be a judge, organizers want to hear from you as soon as possible. You do not...
March 31, 2022
UC Merced’s Graduate Division will host its annual Grad Slam competition on April 8, with graduate scholars presenting their research on topics ranging from the effects of cannabidiol (CBD) on high blood pressure, obesity and diabetes to hydrogen storage for energy collection. The systemwide...
March 29, 2022
Twelve of UC Merced’s graduate programs and one of its schools are among the best in the country in the U.S. News & World Report 2023 Best Graduate Schools rankings, according to results released March 29. “It is exciting to see that our graduate programs continue to gain national recognition;...
February 22, 2022
Founded by the National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE) in 1951, National Engineers Week is dedicated to ensuring a diverse and well-educated future engineering workforce by increasing understanding of and interest in engineering and technology careers. This year, Engineers Week runs from...
February 22, 2022
Mechanical engineering graduate students Saima A. Sumaiya and Wai H. Oo in the Baykara Lab won first and second place at the student poster competition held during the 2022 Technical Symposium of the Northern California Chapter of the American Vacuum Society (NCCAVS).
January 20, 2022
Mechanical engineering Professor Sachin Goyal has received a CAREER award for his research into how the arrangements of atoms and interatomic bonds affect the deformability of biological filaments such as those that control gene expression, and whether it’s possible to design them for desired...

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