Honors & awards

UC Santa Barbara's John Bowers (left) is among 12 UC innovators elected to the National Academy of Inventors.

13 UC innovators elected to the National Academy of Inventors

The newest members of the NAI come from across the UC system, with fellows from UC Berkeley, UC Davis, UCLA, UC San Diego, UC San Francisco and UC Santa Barbara among the 2015 honorees.

24 UC researchers named AAAS fellows

They are honored for their contributions to innovation, education and scientific leadership.

Nest We Grow project

Architectural students reinvent the community center

Imagine a community center that’s not your typical chunk of cinderblock — instead it’s an architecturally avant garde space where neighbors gather to grow, cook and eat food.


UC Carbon Neutrality Student Fellows tackle big climate problems

The fellowships will fund projects, from the classroom to the operating room, that will steer the UC system toward its carbon neutrality goal.

Kam-Biu Luk, Ian Agol

Mathematician, neutrino physicists awarded Breakthrough prizes

Prize winners will discuss latest research during live-streamed symposium.

Gretchen Hofmann, UCSB

UC announces first Faculty Climate Action Champions

Select instructors at each campus will work with students on projects aimed at building community engagement and awareness.

UC Merced

National rankings point to growing recognition for young campus

UC's newest campus is drawing accolades for diversity, sustainability and preparing students for the workforce.

UC faculty win Packard Fellowships

The fellowships support early-career researchers in science and engineering.

Nine UC members elected to National Academy of Medicine

Members elected from three UC campuses: Davis, San Diego, San Francisco.

man using lawnmower

Lawn mower emission reduction device wins national award

Several generations of engineering teams have worked on the NOx-Out device to cut air pollution.