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IEE Postdoc Chen Shang Receives 2023 Tinge Li Innovation Prize

Chen Shang, a Postdoctoral Scholar in Professor John Bowers' group, has received the 2023 Tingye Li Innovation Prize at CLEO! This award…

Awards and Accolades

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Op-Ed by IEE Professor Leah Stokes Published in the New York Times

The New York Times recently published a guest essay opinion piece by Leah Stokes, the Anton Vonk Associate Professor of Environmental…

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IEE Professor Jon Balkind Receives NSF CAREER Award to Develop New Application for Cloud Computing

Jonathan Balkind, an Assistant Professor in Computer Science at UCSB was recently awarded an NSF Early CAREER Award for "Enhancing…

Awards and Accolades

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IEE Professor Kerem Çamsari Receives Early CAREER Award To Develop Probabilistic Computing

As researchers around the world continue their long and arduous pursuit toward quantum computing, some are working on what might be…

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IEE Professor William Wang Receives the Karen Spärck Jones Award

When UC Santa Barbara computer science professor William Wang(link is external) received a call from an unfamiliar number at 7 a.m. on a…

Awards and Accolades, In the News

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Shedding Light on Quantum Photonics

As buzz grows ever louder over the future of quantum, researchers everywhere are working overtime to discover how best to unlock the…

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The Association for Computing Machinery names IEE Professor Tim Sherwood as a 2022 ACM Fellow

Tim Sherwood, a Professor in Computer Science at UCSB, was recently selected as a 2022 ACM Fellow by the Association for Computing…

Awards and Accolades, In the News

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6 climate wins from 2022 that are worth celebrating

“This year feels like a breakthrough. After more than thirty years of effort, the U.S. finally passed comprehensive climate legislation…

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The New York Times Publishes Opinion Essay by Professor Leah Stokes

Leah Stokes, the Anton Vonk Associate Professor of Environmental Politics in the Political Science department at UCSB recently published…

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Researchers Develop a Scaled-up Spintronic Probabilistic Computer

Researchers at Tohoku University, the University of Messina, and the University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) have developed a…

In the News, Research

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Insight and Influence: Clarivate Analytics names 10 scientists and social scientists to its 2022 list of highly cited researchers

Ten UC Santa Barbara researchers have been named among the most influential scientists in the world, according to the 2022 Highly Cited…

Awards and Accolades, In the News

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A National Roadmap for Clean Buildings: How President Biden Can Use Executive Action to Drive Toward 100% Zero-Emission Buildings

America’s built environment consists of 124 million residential and 5.9 million commercial buildings, which together generate toxic…

Industry and Business

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Defiant Energy: How the American electric utility industry pushed climate denial, doubt, and delay

By Leah C. Stokes

Since electricity became mainstream a century and a half ago, burning coal, oil, and fossil gas has allowed us…

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Experiments in space will deliver benefits on Earth

By Tamara Dietrich

Another experiment led by Yangying Zhu, assistant professor of chemical engineering at the University of…

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It Wasn’t Just Oil Companies Spreading Climate Denial

The electricity industry knew about the dangers of climate change 40 years ago. It denied them anyway.

By Robinson Meyer

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