Annesh Borthakur, a Ph.D. student in the Civil and Environmental Engineering department, has been awarded the first annual John Ries Scholarship.
Five UCLA engineering students have been awarded the National Science Foundation’s 2020 Graduate Research Fellowship.
A team of UCLA researchers has launched Stop COVID-19 Together, a web-based app that will enable the public to help fight the spread of the coronavirus. Read more at https://newsroom.ucla.edu/releases/ucla-web-app-slowing-spread-covid-19.
UCLA bioengineers have developed a reusable, durable face shield. Its prototype was reviewed and approved by UCLA Health on April 3, 2020. Read more at https://newsroom.ucla.edu/releases/reusable-face-shields-covid-19.
UCLA Samueli bioengineering professor Jacob Schmidt is leading an effort to provide face shields for COVID-19 health care workers. Read more at https://samueli.ucla.edu/ucla-engineers-step-up-to-help-health-care-workers/.
California High-Speed Rail Awards a Major Research Grant to UCLA on Earthquake Fault Displacement Hazard Initiative
UCLA has been awarded a major research grant on “Earthquake Fault Displacement Hazard Initiative” by the California High-Speed Rail.
C.E.E. LECTURER SOFIA GAVRIDOU AWARDED FELLOWSHIP TO WORK WITH ARISTOTLE UNIVERSITY IN THESSALONIKI, GREECE
C.E.E. Lecturer Dr. Sofia Gavridou was awarded fellowship by Greek Diaspora Fellowship Program (GDFP) to travel to Greece to work with Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (AUTh) and Professor Evangelos Efthymiou on introducing concepts of TAll BUilding Structural Design in Greece (the “TABU” project).
UCLA Civil and Environmental Engineering alumna Chelsea Covate ’11, Project Manager, W.E. O’Neil, was named one of the Outstanding Women in Construction & Design by the LA Business Journal.
Turning carbon into concrete could win UCLA team a climate victory — and $7.5 million.