Technology & engineering

UC Santa Cruz GetVirtual Zoom meeting

UC Santa Cruz–based nonprofit helps small businesses weather the COVID-19 lockdown by going analog to digital

Students partner with businesses to help keep local Santa Cruz standbys alive.

Chris Barty holds up Blu-ray diode

UC Irvine physicists exploring use of Blu-ray disc lasers to kill COVID-19, other viruses

Blu-ray back in style? Its low-cost technology could be employed in hand-held devices and ventilation systems.

Library stacks and a blue chair

A digital library revolution takes flight

UC libraries may be closed, but students and faculty still have access to 13 million digital volumes.

UCSF pink Zoom background

Say goodbye to boring backdrops and hello to UC

Take a trip through some of UC's most evocative locations with our Zoom backgrounds.

A face shield printed by UC Santa Barbara researchers

Researchers mobilize to print protective gear for local medical facilities

California NanoSystems Institute launches 3-D printed face shield and mask effort.

Aileen Anderson at her desk

Campus labs produce sample-preserving fluid for COVID-19 test kits

A ‘mini-task force’ responds to the urgent needs at the UC Irvine medical center.

Three robots on a grid

Free tools, teacher resources for distance learning in math

With many K-12 schools closed nationwide, teachers and students can now get free tools from STEM education experts.

3-D printed ventilator

UC San Diego engineers and doctors team up to retrofit and 3-D print ventilators

Students, staff and faculty are addressing one of the key challenges of COVID-19 outbreak.

Saqqara, an ancient burial ground

Walking through ancient Egypt with 3-D technology

Elaine Sullivan takes a fresh look at the ancient Egyptian burial site of Saqqara with some tantalizing new tools.

Dr. Daniela Bota with a patient

Battling brain cancer on all fronts

Dr. Daniela Bota’s pioneering work is improving outcomes for patients with the most aggressive form of the disease.