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September 2, 2015
Professor YangQuan Chen has many reasons to be proud of his Mechatronics, Embedded Systems and Automation Lab. Besides being extremely popular – so popular the lab has to turn away applicants – the lab now has nine Federal Aviation Administration certificates to fly unmanned aerial...
July 13, 2015
The summer might mean an extended break for some in the campus community, but UC Merced researchers are busier than ever. Whether here or abroad, many professors and students are taking advantage of the time off to pursue important research projects.  Below are a few examples from the...
June 22, 2015
Working together to study friction on the atomic scale, researchers at UC Merced and the University of Pennsylvania have conducted the first atomic-scale experiments and simulations of friction at overlapping speeds. In “Dynamics of Atomic Stick-Slip Friction...
June 16, 2015
NASA has awarded a group of researchers at the University of California, Merced, $5 million to establish the campus’s largest extramurally funded research and education center to date, designed to benefit current and future students and contribute to NASA’s missions. School of...
February 25, 2015
Members of the campus and community are invited to learn more about UC Merced research — including work on sustainability, psychology and antibiotic resistance — during the university’s eighth annual Research Week, presented by the Office of Research and Economic Development....
December 22, 2014
Research into sustainable water supplies and viable solar energy solutions won the University of California, Merced, an anticipated $5 million in prestigious and competitive grants from the University of California. UC Multicampus Research Programs and Initiatives (MRPI) awards will go...
October 28, 2014
Zhijiang Ye, a student who works in the lab of Ashlie Martini, was just awarded the Northern California STLE (Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers) Section Research Scholarship in the amount of $3,000. Read more.
October 18, 2014
Two University of California, Merced, students – Viridiana Murillo and Alexandro Perez-Tovar – won first prize in their divisions at the recent Society for Advancement of Hispanics/Chicanos & Native Americans in Science (SACNAS) conference in San Antonio, Texas....
October 9, 2014
The University of California's Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources (ANR) has hired two UC Cooperative Extension specialists who will be based at UC Merced. Karina Diaz-Rios, specialist for nutrition, family and consumer sciences, joined ANR on Sept. 2. Tapan Pathak,...
September 29, 2014
The School of Engineering has hired four faculty members for the 2014-15 academic year, two of whom are mechanical engineers. The faculty hires reflect areas of rapid enrollment growth, greatest potential for interdisciplinary collaboration, research potential and other factors aligned with the...

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