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IEE Faculty William Wang Receives Prestigious Early Career Award

Author: Sonia Fernandez for UCSB's The Current


As artificial intelligence…

Awards and Accolades, In the News

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New Project Uses Advancements in Integrated Photonics to Detect Hazardous Chemicals

Researchers are utilizing advancements in integrated photonics to create a device called the Standoff Aerosol measUrement Remote Optical…

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Evaluating and advancing equity in energy transitions

From heating and cooling homes, transportation, cooking and more, energy powers our lives. But our…

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AWS Acquires Nuclear Powered Data Center Campus in PA

Amazon Web Services (AWS) hasn’t spoken up yet, but in an…

General, Industry and Business

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IEE Faculty Eric Masanet Appointed to Federal Advisory Committee To Reduce Emissions Across the Industrial Sector

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced the appointment of 18 science, business, academic, and industry leaders to the…

Awards and Accolades, In the News

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Have we been talking about climate change all wrong?

For decades, environmental advocates have urged governments, companies, and individuals to take drastic actions to limit climate change…

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Scientific research soars with NSF’s Major Research Instrumentation program

Author: Sonia Fernandez for UCSB's The Current


UC Santa Barbara…

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Equitably decarbonizing California: A multi-campus collaboration will help the Golden State reach its energy goals

By Harrison Tasoff for UCSB's The Current


California is a global leader in the effort…

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California's Largest Battery Energy Storage Facility Has Been Built in Goleta

Goleta is now home to the largest battery energy storage facility in the state of California. GridStor, a battery energy storage company…


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Members of John Bowers' Group Contribute to Breakthrough with Optical Device Research

Members from IEE Director John Bowers' lab group collaborated wtih researchers at Caltech to develop a breakthrough in turnkey frequency…

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yay john!!!!!

Bowers Selected for 2024 IEEE Nishizawa Medal

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Wind energy projects in North America are more likely to be opposed by white, wealthy communities

Wind energy is, by far, the most common type of clean energy. And…

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Unite to Light Sends Solar Lamps and Chargers to Aid Lahaina After Disastrous Fires

Photo: Staff Sgt. Matthew A.…

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UCSB's Team Klaatu Designs Innovative Farming Robot, Gort

Team Klaatu, a team comprised of students from UCSB and advised by Professors Chandra Krintz and Rich Wolski, recently designed an…

General, Research