Xiaochun Li: UCLA researchers toughen glass using nanoparticles

Process could be useful for applications in manufacturing and architecture UCLA mechanical engineers and materials scientists have developed a process that uses nanoparticles to strengthen the...

Ann Karagozian elected to the National Academy of Engineering

MAE Distinguished Professor Ann Karagozian was elected to the National Academy of Engineering (NAE), which made the announcement on February 7, 2018. Election to the NAE is among the highest professional distinctions accorded to an engineer.  Academy membership honors...

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Nanoscale transport: 3Qs with Tim Fisher

Professor Tim Fisher joined UCLA in 2017 as a faculty member in the Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department. He leads the Nanoscale Transport Research Group, which looks at transport processes by electrons, phonons, photons, and fluids, with an eye toward...

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Lihua Jin: Toward stretchable phones and squishy robots

Lihua Jin’s work in soft materials engineering is helping pave the way for these kinds of advances In the Disney animated film “Big Hero 6,” the character Baymax is a loveable, squishy robot that resembles the Michelin Man and is programmed to be a sidekick and...

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