Prof. Padmini Rangamani was selected as a 'Rising Star' Junior Investigator at the Cellular and Molecular Bioengineering Special Interest Group, a part of the Biomedical Engineering Society. This award is given to a select group of early career researchers each year. As a part of the award, Padmini presented her research and gave a talk entitled, 'Membrane tension as an organizing principle of vesicle trafficking'. The class of 2018 Rising Stars and previous winners are listed here.
Congratulations to Professor Boechler, who at the recent 2017 International Congress on Ultrasonics in Honolulu, was awarded the ICU Early Career Award (the "Silver Whistle Award," for outstanding contributions to the promotion of the ultrasound world community).
Congratulations to Professor James Friend for receiving the MAE Best Teaching Award for the 2016-2017 academic year!
Congratulations to Professor Krstic who was named AAAS Fellow and now holds a record seven fellowships in technical and scientific societies.
Congratulations to Sonia Martinez who has been elevated to IEEE fellow for contributions to geometric control of mechanical systems, and the control of multi-agent networked systems.
Congratulations to James Friend who has been elevated to IEEE Fellow with the following citation: for contributions to acoustics, microfluidics and microactuation.
Professor Miroslav Krstic received the ASME Rufus Oldenburger Medal for lifetime achievements in automatic control at 10th ASME Dynamic Systems & Control Conference in Washington, DC. His acceptance lecture was on control of congested traffic. Krstic is MAE Department’s second recipient of the Oldenburger Medal, following Professor Bob Bitmead in 2014. Photo: Krstic (r) with Peter Meckl, Chair of ASME Dynamic Systems & Control Division.
This award recognizes contributions to understanding condensed matter and non-linear physics through shock compression.
The Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) has ranked Mechanical Engineering, at UC San Diego, #2 in the world and #1 in the United States
Congratulations to Olivia Graeve, named one of the 100 Most Powerful Women of Mexico 2017 -- by Forbes Magazine Mexico