The faculty of UC Santa Barbara has bestowed its highest honor on Linda Petzold, a professor of mechanical engineering and computer science at UCSB.
Engineering, Computer Science, Mechanical Engineering
Bren School of Environmental Science & Management, Environmental Science and Management, Letters and Science, Earth Science
Three professors at UC Santa Barbara –– Ralph Archuleta, John Melack, and Oliver Chadwick –– have been elected as Fellows of the American Geophysical Union (AGU).
Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Letters and Science, Physics
A prominent UC Santa Barbara faculty member and a distinguished alumnus of its College of Engineering are among the 68 new members elected today by the National Academy of Engineering.
Letters and Science, Ecology Evolution and Marine Biology
The mystery of biodiversity –– how thousands of similar species can coexist in a single ecosystem –– might best be understood as the result of a massive rock-paper-scissors tournament, a new study has revealed.
Letters and Science, Economics
UC Santa Barbara's Economic Forecast Project, with support from 102 private, public, and nonprofit sponsors, will present the 30th Annual Santa Barbara County Economic Summit on Thursday, May 5, from 8 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.
Letters and Science, Molecular Cellular and Developmental Biology
In nature, it's a dog-eat-dog world, even in the realm of bacteria. Competing bacteria use "toxic darts" to disable each other, according to a new study by UC Santa Barbara biologists. Their research is published in the journal Nature.
International Planck Mission Peels Back Layers of the Universe; Physicists Play Important Scientific RoleLetters and Science, Physics
Planck –– an international satellite that peers back into the beginning of the universe –– has produced what scientists are calling new and provocative data.
Tempest in a Teapot: International Team of Scientists Describes Basic Laboratory Science of Hurricanes and Other Swirling Natural PhenomenaLetters and Science, Physics
Scientists can use cylinders as small as teapots to study the mechanisms involved in powerful hurricanes and other swirling natural phenomena.
Letters and Science, Black Studies
UC Santa Barbara will celebrate Black History Month with a variety of academic and cultural events, including film screenings, lectures, discussions, and three art exhibitions –– two on campus and the other at the Karpeles Manuscript Library in...
UCSB Scientists Report Study of ‘Brain Maps' for How Humans Reach; Robotics and Machine-Brain Interface for Paraplegics May BenefitLetters and Science, Psychological and Brain Sciences
A ballet dancer grasps her partner's hand to connect for a pas de deux. Later that night, in the dark, she reaches for her calf to massage a sore spot.