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2023 Jacobs School Highlights

December 19, 2023

2023 Jacobs School Highlights

It was another busy year at the Jacobs School of Engineering, as our students, faculty, staff, and industry and community partners worked together to pursue engineering and computer science for the public good. From research breakthroughs in robotics, AI and healthcare, to launching new centers for microelectronics and computing, here are just a few highlights from 2023.   Full Story


New Center Supports Next-Gen Air Force Vehicle Design

November 21, 2023

New Center Supports Next-Gen Air Force Vehicle Design

A multidisciplinary team of engineers at UC San Diego has been awarded a $3.6 million grant from the Air force Research Laboratory to make the design and risk assessment of next-gen Air Force vehicles more efficient.    Full Story


Engineering a Comeback

November 7, 2023

Engineering a Comeback

Emily Killeen, a master's student in structural engineering, was sidelined from the pitch by consecutive knee injuries in her third and fifth years at UC San Diego. But she persevered through multiple surgeries and rehab, coming back to play last month.  Full Story


ALERTCalifornia and CAL FIRE's Fire Detection AI Program Named One of TIME's Best Inventions of 2023

October 24, 2023

ALERTCalifornia and CAL FIRE's Fire Detection AI Program Named One of TIME's Best Inventions of 2023

TIME selected the University of California ALERTCalifornia program, the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE), and industry partner Digital Path’s AI fire detection tool as one of the best inventions of 2023. The annual list features 200 extraordinary inventions that change lives.  Full Story


Earthquake tests on 10-story steel-framed building bring together industry and academic researchers

October 19, 2023

Earthquake tests on 10-story steel-framed building bring together industry and academic researchers

Leveraging planned full-scale earthquake and live fire testing of a 10-story cold-formed steel framed building, industry, and academic researchers team up to advance modular mid-rise building construction.  Full Story


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