MAE News

Monday, June 19, 2017

Google Scholar has released "Classic Papers: Articles That Have Stood The Test of Time", a collection of highly-cited papers in their area of research that have stood the test of time.  Jorge Cortes and Sonia Martinez co-wrote this paper w/ Francesco Bullo, at UCSB, and it has made it to the top 3 in Automation & Control Theory

Monday, May 01, 2017

San Diego, Calif., May 1, 2017 -- A team of researchers at the University of California San Diego and Stanford University has received a $7.5 million, five-year grant to try to answer two fundamental questions: what is the memory capacity of a brain; and how does the brain process information with maximum energy efficiency.

Monday, March 27, 2017

Krstic received the Ragazzini Award of the American Automatic Control Council. The award is named after John Ragazzini, dean of engineering at Columbia and New York Universities in the 1940s and 1950s, who was the doctoral advisor of the giants of control engineering like Rudolph Kalman, Lotfi Zadeh (Berkeley), Eliahu Jury (Berkeley), and Gene Franklin (Stanford). Krstic received the award at the American Control Conference in Seattle.

Monday, March 27, 2017

Congratulations to Olivia Graeve who was elected a Fellow of The American Ceramic Society.

Thursday, March 09, 2017

Po-Hsun Chiu, Karl L. Olney, David J. Benson, Chris Braithwaite, Adam Collins, and Vitali F. Nesterenko, are featured on the cover of the Journal of Applied Physics for Dynamic fragmentation of Al-W granular rings with different mesostructures, J. Appl. Phys. 121, 045901 (2017)


Monday, March 06, 2017

Assistant Professor at UC Irvine in MAE, Solmaz Kia researches networked control systems and cooperative robotics.  She is Sonia Martinez's former postdoc, co advised with Jorge Cortes, and is also a former UC Presidential Postdoctoral Fellow.

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Please join us in congratulating the recipients of the 2016/2017 MAE Distinguished Fellowship Award, which recognizes students for their producitvity and high-caliber of research output.    This year's winners are:  Pedro Franco Navarro (Nesterenko), Masoud Jalali (Sarkar),  Wonjae Lee (Krasheninnikov),  Lorenzo Rossini (Del Alamo; Lasheras)

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Recipients of the ONR Young Investigator Award were selected from over 360 highly qualified applicants based on past performance, technical merit, potential scientific breakthrough and long-term university commitment.  The awards purpose is to fund early-career academic researchers—called investigato

Friday, February 17, 2017

Joanna McKittrick was awarded the UC San Diego Faculty Research Award on Tuesday, February 14th to honor her significant research contributions.

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Congratulations to Juan Carlos del Alamo who received the "Chair of Excellence" reciprocal grant, sponsored by Universidad Carlos III in Madrid (UC3M) and The Santander Bank.   The Chairs of Excellence Program started at UC3M in 2007 with the goal of  promoting "excellence in research by attracting leading international researchers to the University to help our departments, research institutes and research groups to strengthen and increase their international ties, as well as to impr

Monday, January 23, 2017

On January 13th, MAE held a workshop in celebration of the 20th Anniversary of its Dynamic Systems and Control Program.  This program’s achievements over the last 20 years include over 80 PhD students graduated, 23 books published, and 15 elections to Fellow of learned societies.