Thanks to a federal grant, Manjunath's vision of a comprehensive camera
network on the UCSB campus is about to become a reality.
Joining Manjunath in this research project, funded by the Defense
University Research Instrumentation Program, are faculty members Joao
Hespanha, Upamanyu Madhow, and Ken Rose, of electrical and computer
engineering; Tobias Hollerer, Chandra Krintz, Kevin Almeroth, Ambuj
Singh, and Matthew Turk, of computer science; and Francesco Bullo of
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The National Institutes of Health today said it is awarding $348 million for bold research, visionary scientists, and aggressive young researchers through the 2009 NIH Director's High-Risk Research Awards program.
We are extremely saddened to share with you the news that Professor Anthony Evans passed away Wednesday morning, Sept. 9, 2009, at home with his family. Professor Evans was a renowned researcher and scientist, a dedicated teacher and mentor, and a beloved campus colleague. He made enormous contributions to our university and to the world community.
A UCSB group of five senior Mechanical Engineering students (Erik Stassinos, Aleksandar Stanisic, Michael Scamardo, Quentin Orciuc and Josh Jimenez) are diligently working on a high mileage vehicle as part of their senior graduation project. Their goal is to double the mileage of five hundred miles per gallon achieved by the UCSB team who participated in last year's Shell Eco Marathon Americas event. To this purpose, they have revamped part of the design of the vehicle used last year and focused on making the engine a lot more fuel-efficient.