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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
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.
April 14, 2010
The first synthetic reversible adhesive, created by UC Santa Barbara Professor Kimberly Turner and Dr. Michael Northen, garners further media attention.
April 6, 2010
Professor Sumita Pennathur's research is featured in the Winter 2010 edition of Convergence, the Magazine of Engineering and Science at UC Santa Barbara.
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