Veronica Santos Co-PI in UC MRPI project on using advanced robots to address health care inequities

UCLA MAE Professor Veronica Santos will participate in a University of California Multicampus Research Programs and Initiatives (MRPI) project on advanced robots to address inequities in health...
Mechanical Engineering Alum Shares Insight on Life at Tesla

Mechanical Engineering Alum Shares Insight on Life at Tesla

Soon after graduating from UCLA Samueli in 2014 with a degree in mechanical engineering, Matt Kurihara joined Tesla as an intern. Six years later, he’s a senior mechanical design engineer at the company’s Palo Alto office. We caught up with him and see how he’s doing....

Elisa Franco receives three new grants

Elisa Franco receives three new grants

UCLA MAE Associate Professor Elisa Franco has received three new grants: A three-year NSF award ($720k); A one-year award from the Broad Stem Cell center at UCLA ($250k, shared with 2 coPIs in the medical school); A UCOP grant that will support 2 summer exchange...