Wirz Research Group Highlighted in AIAA Aerospace America 2021 Year in Review

UCLA MAE Professor Richard Wirz's research group was highlighted in AIAA Aerospace America 2021 Year in Review. From the article: Electric propulsion: An expanding capability and community BY JOHN...
Lihua Jin Receives NSF CAREER Award

Lihua Jin Receives NSF CAREER Award

Lihua Jin, assistant professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering at the UCLA Samueli School of Engineering, has received a National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER award, the agency’s highest honor for faculty members in the early stages of their teaching and...

DNA Nanotechnology Creates Dynamic Cytoskeleton for Artificial Cells

DNA Nanotechnology Creates Dynamic Cytoskeleton for Artificial Cells

Study provides a toolkit for custom nanoscale materials that mimic lifelike functions in synthetic cells. Using DNA and RNA molecules, UCLA engineers have built a tiny artificial molecular scaffolding system that resembles the complex network of interlinking protein...