Technology & engineering


You’ve been hacked

With computer ‘break-ins’ growing in sophistication and number, UC Irvine researchers work to foil future attacks.

Game designer among top 10 game developers of 2013

Brenda Romero, program director for gaming master's program, is recognized by industry site.
quake alert app

Quake alert? There'll soon be an app for that

Smartphone technology will make it easier to expand early-warning networks.

Shake table, robot win Popular Science awards

Innovations are among the magazine's 'Best of What's New' honorees.
photograph of Bren School of Environmental Science and Management

UC wins green building Super Hero Award

The University of California has a hidden super power: It makes buildings turn green.
researcher holding prototypes

'Electronic nose' will sniff out food hazards

Deal signed to develop products, testing platform for nano-sensor designed to help detect deadly pathogens in food supply chain.

UC grad students driving force behind research

UC trains 26,000 doctoral students and 6,400 postdoctoral fellows whose work addresses issues like renewable energy, poverty, conservation and global health.

Sperm take 'twisting ribbon' path

Knowledge of the complex swimming patterns of human and animal sperm will improve could understanding of fertilization processes, with potential clinical applications.

Engineer invents bionic eye

Two decades of visionary research results in the first bionic eye for the blind.

Robotics competition goes where no slug has gone before

'Slug Trek' design teams put their robots on public display.