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December 14, 2016
A nearly $1 million grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is helping University of California researchers refine collaborative robotic technology that could change the way crops are maintained worldwide, saving millions of gallons of water each year and taking precision agriculture...
October 26, 2016
Students often expect that in classes, there will always be a right answer. Multilayered engineering problems with uncertain outcomes are a challenge for any student, but especially for first-generation learners who don’t have backgrounds or role models in engineering. That’s why mechanical...
October 17, 2016
Current and prospective graduate students now have the option to earn degrees in mechanical engineering, after the UC system and the WASC Senior College and University Commission recently granted accreditation for both master’s and doctoral degrees. Mechanical engineering students at UC Merced...
October 17, 2016
Current and prospective graduate students now have the option to earn degrees in mechanical engineering, after the UC system and the WASC Senior College and University Commission recently granted accreditation for both master’s and doctoral degrees. The University of California...
September 26, 2016
Two UC Merced advanced doctoral students had the rare opportunity to perfect their research pitch techniques in front of major industry executives this summer and won third place in a national competition for their work. Left to right: Shelly Hu, BASF mentor Dr. Svetlana Dimovski, and Uma...
September 21, 2016
  ME faculty member Sachin Goyal and his graduate student researcher Soheil Fatehiboroujeni helped promote Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) education in the Merced county this summer. They presented workshops in the TEAM-E[1] initiative coordinated by Merced...
September 19, 2016
Three UC Merced researchers are connecting eye-tracking hardware with a robotic exoskeletal arm to further understand the mind-body connection and, someday, to help people with disabilities have better use of their limbs. A National Science Foundation Major Research Instrumentation (MRI) grant and...
September 8, 2016
  ME graduate program is recently awarded a grant from the National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA), an agency within the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). The project entitled "Innovation and Entrepreneurship Programs to Train Hispanic Students for Future...
September 7, 2016
UC Merced Professor Gerardo Diaz is developing solar-powered water heating technology that could reduce the demand for natural gas in businesses and homes and lower the costs for business and homeowners. Soon he’ll be putting that technology to the test in Southern California. Through a nearly $1...
August 31, 2016
A team of UC Merced engineering students — plus one from a nearby state university and two from a local high school — made progress this summer on prototypes of portable machines for diagnosing diseases while enhancing the breadth of their education at the same time. Mentored by Professor Anand...

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