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Graduate students in Lipomi Lab demonstrate human touch sensitivity.

December 14, 2017
Less Than Skin Deep: Humans Can Feel Molecular Differences between Nearly Identical Surfaces

QI academic participant and NanoEngineering professor Darren Lipomi, working with neuroscientist V.S. Ramachandran, have proved human touch allows us to feel a single layer of molecules -- the greatest human tactile sensitivity ever shown.[more]

 

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3.21.2003
"HPCwire"
Top People and Organizations to Watch in 2003

The high-performance computing online news service named Calit2 Chief Scientist Ron Graham to its annual list of 20 people and organizations, noting that "in his role at Calit2, Ron oversees research into optical computing and next-generation networking technologies." Also named to the 2003 list: the San Diego Supercomputer Center's Chaitan Baru, who heads up Calit2's Knowledge and Data Engineering Lab; and Alan Blatecky, the new Executive Director of SDSC.
[more]

3.18.2003
" San Diego Union-Tribune"
You can count on him

In the newspaper's Technology Inc. section, staff writer Bruce Bigelow profiles Jacobs School professor and Calit2 Chief Scientist Ronald Graham -- a mathematician who "coolly juggles scientific puzzles and six or seven balls."

3.12.2003
"San Diego Union-Tribune"
Lessons of the Shadow Bowl

On March 9, columnist Richard Louv reported on "Shadow Bowl," an effort co-led by SDSU professor and Calit2 participant Eric Frost, which made San Diego "a national test case for regional preparedness in the event of a major terrorist attack."
[more]

3.11.2003
"United Press International"
Computer research center unveiled in Texas

In a report on University of Texas at Austin creating a $38 million computer science, engineering and technology

3.10.2003
"San Diego Union-Tribune"
A new angle on traffic congestion

The newspaper's Jeff Ristine reports on work in the computer vision lab of Calit2 layer leader Mohan Trivedi, on the deployment of a network of omni-vision highway cameras, to help coordinate response to traffic emergencies.
[more]

2.25.2003
"San Diego Union-Tribune"
UCSD researcher gets grant

In its weekly Technology Inc. section, the paper notes that UCSD professor Truong Nguyen "will receive more than $200,000 over three years from Skyworks Solutions and a university-industry cooperative research program... to fund work that could lead to smoother video streaming on wireless handheld devices such as mobile phones and personal digital assistants." The grant is through Calit2.
[more]

2.23.2003
"San Diego Union-Tribune"
Internet helps researchers share brain images, data

Science writer Bruce Lieberman reports that UCSD neuroscientist (and Calit2 participant) Mark Ellisman is leading BIRN -- an effort to coordinate a national computer network that could become a model for how scientific research is shared.
[more]

2.12.2003
"Santa Barbara News-Press"
Global research network to use Calient equipment

Business editor Mark Van de Kamp reports that "Calient Networks Inc., which has offices in Goleta, San Jose and San Diego... will team with the California Institute for Telecommunications and Information Technology, involving the University of California and businesses, and the University of Illinois at Chicago, on development of the OptIPuter."
[more]

2.12.2003
"Converge Network Digest"
Calient Networks Chosen for Optiputer Project

"Calient Networks Chosen for Optiputer Project" The online news service reports that Calient Networks will supply its "all-optical switching system for the OptIPuter research project underway by... Calit2 and the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC)." Calient's platform, it reports, "uses a single-crystal silicon 3D MEMS design."
[more]

2.7.2003
"New York Times"
NASA Seeks Answers From Simulators, Amid Some Doubting

In a report on the use of computer modeling to understand what destroyed the space shuttle Columbia, writer Andrew Revkin quotes Calit2 director Larry Smarr saying "shuttle simulations are among the most verified codes in computational engineering."
[more]

2.6.2003
"San Diego Metropolitan"
Preuss Visualization Center

In its daily online report, the magazine reports on the dedication of the Visualization Center at the Preuss School UCSD, funded in part by Calit2, giving middle and high school classes "access to hundreds of advanced (3-D) software programs, including some that will be developed by ...Calit2."
[more]

1.29.2003
"San Diego CityBeat"
Who's Gettin' Busy 2003

In its January 15 issue, the magazine profiles "33 people we have our eye on" among San Diego's movers and shakers, including UCSD Sixth College provost [and Calit2 education layer leader] Gabriele Wienhausen.
[more]

1.10.2003
"MIT Technology Review"
10 Emerging Technologies that Will Change the World

In its February 2003 issue, the magazine cites Calit2 director Larry Smarr and academic participant Andrew Chien among seven researchers leading the way in Grid computing and peer-to-peer network.
[more]

1.9.2003
"Orange County Register"
State Budget, Blow by Blow

In an article on the state's budget, Bill Parker, vice chancellor of research and interim division director of Calit2 at UC Irvine, commends Davis' efforts to advance research claiming, "The governor created a model of commitment to high tech that is the envy of other states."
[more]

1.2.2003
"San Diego Magazine"
50 People to Watch in 2003

In its annual issue, the monthly magazine names Peter Cowhey, the new dean of UCSD's graduate School of International Relations & Pacific Studies, and his plans "to maintain and enhance the school's role as a breeding ground for future Pacific Rim leaders." Cowhey is the leader of Calit2's Policy, Management and Socio-economic Evolution layer at UCSD.
[more]

1.2.2003
"New York Times"
Professors Vie with Web for Class's Attention

According to writer John Schwarz, "dozens of colleges are going wireless, including.... the University of California at San Diego," creating a challenge for professors as more and more students cruise the Web in class.
[more]

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