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New Materials for football helmet2014: Materials Science researcher Larry Carlson leads a team creating a new material for football helmets to reduce the risk of concussion. The NFL, Under Armour and GE are sponsoring the research.

 

Grand challenges
2014: Grand Challenges. UCLA Engineering Professors Rajit Gadh and Eric Hoek are playing key roles in UCLA’s Grand Challenges initiative to make Los Angeles sustainable in water and energy use by 2050.

 

Google glass
2014: Google Glass Diagnosis. Breakthrough Science highlights a Google Glass app developed by Electrical Engineering and Bioengineering Professor Aydogan Ozcan to quickly offer detailed information from diagnostic medical devices.

Cancer killing capsule
2013: A Cancer-killing Capsule. Inside Science TV highlights Chemical and Bimolecular Engineering Professor Yi Tang’s work in developing a protein-filled nanocapsule that directly attacks cancer tumors.

 

2013 Awards Dinner
2013: UCLA Engineering Highlights. A look at leading research and accomplishments at UCLA Engineering. First presented at the 2013 UCLA Engineering Alumni Awards Dinner.


 

Stretchable OLED
2013: Stretchable OLED: Materials Science and Engineering Professor Qibing Pei and his team developed a stretchable organic light-emitting device that could be used for displays as clear as a window or displays that stretch like rubber. An accompanying article is here.

Bionic Eye
2013: The Bionic Eye. Bioengineering Professor Wentai Liu developed technology allowing people who have lost their sight to see again. An accompanying article is here.




 

Watts Towers
2013: Preserving Watts Towers: Civil and Environmental Engineering Professor Ertugrul Taciroglu and Research Engineer Robert Nigbor lead an effort to preserve and strengthen Los Angeles’ famed Watts Towers.



 

Vijay Dhir
2013: ASME Profile of Vijay K. Dhir. The American Society of Mechanical Engineers, profiles UCLA Engineering Dean Dhir on the occasion of his honorary membership in ASME, acknowledging his accomplishments in research and education.

 

2012 Awards Dinner
2012: UCLA Engineering Highlights. A look at leading research and accomplishments at UCLA Engineering. First presented at the 2012 UCLA Engineering Alumni Awards Dinner.

 

2011 Awards Dinner
2011: UCLA Engineering Highlights. A look at leading research and accomplishments at UCLA Engineering. First presented at the 2011 UCLA Engineering Alumni Awards Dinner.

 

Cellphone detect diseases
2011: Dr. Cellphone. Electrical Engineering and Bioengineering Professor Aydogan Ozcan shows how your cellphone can detect malaria, tuberculosis and other diseases.

Energy sources
2009: Energy Sources. Follow Materials Science Professor Bruce Dunn as he explains three-dimensional batteries and demonstrates fuel cells powered by sugar.

 

Smart Water System
2009: Smart Water Systems. Water treatment and desalinization could be the keys to addressing the global water crisis. Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Professor Yoram Cohen explains cutting-edge UCLA technology.