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Tiny Injectable Sensor for Unobtrusive, Long-term Alcohol Monitoring

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

​San Diego, Calif., Apr. 10, 2018 -- Engineers at the University of California San Diego have developed a miniature, ultra-low power injectable biosensor that could be used for continuous, longterm alcohol monitoring. The chip is small enough to be implanted in the body just beneath the surface of the skin and is powered wirelessly by a wearable device, such as a smartwatch or patch.

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.

3GPP Completes Initial 5G NR Specification

Thursday, December 21, 2017

LISBON -- Today the 3GPP TSG RAN Plenary Meeting in Lisbon successfully completed the first implementable 5G NR specification.

Forbes 30 Under 30 Honors Four with Ties to UC San Diego

Monday, December 18, 2017

UC San Diego graduate student, professor, and alumni among young talent named by Forbes

UC San Diego is a hotbed for talented young innovators and thinkers. Just ask Forbes.

The global media company and business magazine recently named four UC San Diego affiliates to its 2018 Forbes 30 Under 30 list, an annual “encyclopedia of creative disruption” featuring 30 young leaders in each of 20 featured industries ranging from music and media to education and finance.

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 

ViaSat's powerful new internet satellite blasts into space

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

by Mike Freeman

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