CWC News

Using Personal Data to Predict Blood Pressure

Monday, October 8, 2018

Engineers at UC San Diego used wearable off-the-shelf technology and machine learning to predict, for the first time, an individual’s blood pressure and provide personalized recommendations to lower it based on this data.

These Tags Turn Everyday Objects Into Smart, Connected Devices

Thursday, August 16, 2018

Printed thin, flexible LiveTag tags in comparison with a piece of photo paper (far left).
Photos courtesy of Xinyu Zhang

5G and Beyond: Healthcare and Smart Transportation

Monday, July 2, 2018

5G and Beyond: health care and smart transportation

San Diego, CA, June 25, 2018 -- When the University of California San Diego first held a fifth generation – or 5G – wireless communications forum in 2014, the meeting was centered on defining what exactly 5G would look like, what capabilities it would provide users, and what technological developments were needed to facilitate this more robust network.

Endowed Chair Professorship Awarded to Sujit Dey.

Thursday, April 26, 2018

The Jacobs Family Chair in Engineering Management Leadership has been awarded to CWC professor Sujit Dey. This endowed chair professorship is reserved for faculty with joint appointments between the Jacobs School of Engineering and the Rady School of Management.

San Diego, Korea Team Up to Tackle Transportation

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

San Diego, CA, March 21, 2018 -- UC San Diego is launching an international research collaboration to develop smart and clean transportation systems and infrastructure, with an added goal of commercializing the results.

Smartphone case offers blood glucose monitoring on the go

Thursday, December 7, 2017

by Liezel Labios

San Diego, Calif., Dec. 7, 2017 -- Engineers at the University of California San Diego have developed a smartphone case and app that could make it easier for patients to record and track their blood glucose readings, whether they’re at home or on the go.

Currently, checking blood sugar levels can be a hassle for people with diabetes, especially when they have to pack their glucose monitoring kits around with them every time they leave the house.

Self-Driving Vehicles to Make Debut on UC San Diego Roads in January

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

The University of California San Diego will turn its campus into a test bed for self-driving vehicles starting in January 2018.

The project will be implemented in stages. The first will be to put self-driving mail delivery carts on the road. The carts will run on algorithms developed by UC San Diego researchers who are part of the Contextual Robotics Institute. Backup drivers will initially ride in the carts as a safety measure.

Soon, internet browsing will be fast even on feature phones

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

UC San Diego part of international team to develop wireless implantable microdevices for the brain

Thursday, July 13, 2017


Engineering faculty to receive nearly $4 million for subcontract on DARPA project