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October 1, 2010
The list of 2010 MacArthur Fellows was released at 12:01 a.m. EST, Tuesday, September 28, and high school science educator and Dos Pueblos Engineering Academy Director Amir Abo-Shaeer is among the 23 recipients.  Abo-Shaeer earned both his Bachelor's and Master's in Mechanical Engineering at UCSB.
September 9, 2010
In the weeks after the Deepwater Horizon accident, as plumes of oil rose from the depths of the Gulf of Mexico to form vast slicks on the sea surface, Igor Mezic of the University of California, Santa Barbara, decided to figure out a better way of predicting how that oil would spread.
July 1, 2010
Graduate student Florian Dorfler has won the 2010 American Control Conference (ACC) Best Student Paper Award. Florian's winning paper is titled "Synchronization and Transient Stability in Power Networks and Non-Uniform Kuramoto Oscillators." It is co-authored with his advisor Francesco Bullo. For more information, Florian's website is http://engr.ucsb.edu/~dorfler
April 19, 2010
Please join us in congratulating Professor Hyongsok (Tom) Soh for being named a Guggenheim Fellow for 2010.   Professor Soh was only one of two Engineers to receive the award.More information can be found at the official UCSB press release and at the webpage of the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation.
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