University of California, Irvine

Founded in 1965, the University of California, Irvine combines the strengths of a major research university with the bounty of an incomparable Southern California location. Despite this year's unprecedented fiscal challenges, UCI's unyielding commitment to cutting-edge research, teaching, learning and creativity makes the campus a driving force for innovation and discovery that benefits our local, national and global communities in many ways. With nearly 28,000 students, 1,100 faculty members and 9,000 staff, UCI is among the most dynamic campuses in the University of California system. Increasingly a first-choice campus for students, UCI ranks among the top U.S. universities in the number of undergraduate applications and continues to admit freshmen with highly competitive academic profiles. Orange County's largest employer, UCI generates an annual economic impact on the county of $3.9 billion.

Address
University of California, Irvine Irvine, CA 92697
Website
http://www.uci.edu/
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Energy & Green Tech

A health monitoring wearable that operates without a battery

A new self-powered, wristwatch-style health monitor invented by researchers at the University of California, Irvine can keep track of a wearer's pulse and wirelessly communicate with a nearby smartphone or tablet—without ...

Engineering

Squid skin–inspired material is a game changer

Inside a lab in the Calit2 building, Aleksandra Strzelecka opens a drawer, pulls out a small square sheet and hands it to a visitor. The brownish, rubbery material stretches to more than double its original size.

Computer Sciences

Autonomous vehicles can be tricked into dangerous driving behavior

When a driverless car is in motion, one faulty decision by its collision-avoidance system can lead to disaster, but researchers at the University of California, Irvine have identified another possible risk: Autonomous vehicles ...

Computer Sciences

'Cloud computing' takes on new meaning for scientists

Clouds may be wispy puffs of water vapor drifting through the sky, but they're heavy lifting computationally for scientists wanting to factor them into climate simulations. Researchers from the University of California, Irvine, ...

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