Graduate students

Will cars of the future run on poop?

The U.S. produces over 1 billion tons of manure, including human waste, every year. That mountain of excrement not only poses a disposal problem, it also creates a potent source of greenhouse gases. But to researchers at UCLA, it’s not just a big pile of poop: it’s a really big – and renewable – source of biofuel.

UC Davis teleport

Neuroscientists explore how the brain handles teleportation

UC Davis researchers show how we are mentally capable of "beaming up."

Santa Cruz 3-D printing

UC Santa Cruz graduate student makes 'powerful' 3-D printing breakthrough

Collaboration with Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory could lead to more efficient energy storage.

UC Santa Barbara tracking El Nino

Tracking El Niño’s impact

UC Santa Barbara geologists are measuring coastal erosion and the effects of rising sea levels and storms brought by weather phenomenon.

How humans threaten pumas just by being nearby

UC Santa Cruz researcher on the chain reaction caused by our presence in mountain lion habitats.

Meiling Gao (left), a 2015 USAID fellow from UC Berkeley with Juliana Hernández in Colombia

Going global: UC fellows to tackle development projects

Approximately 40 graduate students from four UC campuses have been selected for USAID fellowships co-sponsored by the UC Global Food Initiative.

Hyperloop

Fantasy to reality: UC students designing futuristic Hyperloop

Students systemwide lead the way to realizing Elon Musk's Hyperloop project.

marcus lehman

UC rising stars make Forbes 30 Under 30 list

Forty with ties to the University of California recognized by the magazine as young leaders in their fields.

Gradescope startup

Gradescope: taking the pain out of grading

A startup founded at UC Berkeley that helps teachers streamline the evaluation process is being used at over 120 schools.

Eko entrepreneurs Jason Bellet, Connor Landgraf and Tyler Crouch

Alumni startup’s digital stethoscope green-lighted by FDA

Federal clearance sets the stage for unlimited clinical use of the tool by Eko Devices, a Skydeck accelerator-nurtured business.

Pages