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October 19, 2010
On September 28, 2010, The National Research Council (NRC) published its long-awaited report evaluating over 5,000 doctoral programs in 62 fields at 212 universities in the United States.
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
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