Joseph Incandela, professor of physics at UC Santa Barbara, has been elected by his colleagues as the next spokesperson for the Compact Muon Solenoid (CMS) experiment at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) in Europe.
Letters and Science, Physics
Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Letters and Science, Physics
Three assistant professors at UC Santa Barbara are among this year's winners of Sloan Research Fellowships from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. The new Sloan Fellows from UCSB are among 118 winners announced today by the Sloan Foundation.
Letters and Science, History, Political Science
While the Cold War has most commonly been associated with Europe –– think the former Soviet Union –– and the United States, East Asia has served as what scholars refer to as a critical second front.
Letters and Science, Ecology Evolution and Marine Biology, Political Science
A wide-ranging group of experts has published a set of 40 key environmental questions to help align scientific research agendas with the needs of natural resource decision makers.
Letters and Science, Ecology Evolution and Marine Biology, Environmental Studies
Siberia's Lake Baikal, the world's oldest, deepest, and largest freshwater lake, has provided scientists with insight into the ways that climate change affects water temperature, which in turn affects life in the lake.
Letters and Science, Statistics and Applied Probability
Jean-Pierre Fouque, professor of statistics and applied probability, and director of the Center for Research in Financial Mathematics and Statistics at UC Santa Barbara, has been named a Fellow of the Society for Industrial and Applied...
Letters and Science, Ecology Evolution and Marine Biology
Cleanup and restoration of UC Santa Barbara's 69-acre South Parcel has begun under the supervision of the campus's Cheadle Center for Biodiversity and Ecological Restoration (CCBER).
National Team of Scientists Predicts Continued Death of Forests In Southwestern U.S. Due to Problems Caused by Climate ChangeLetters and Science, Earth Science
If current climate projections hold true, the forests of the Southwestern United States face a bleak future, with more severe –– and more frequent –– forest fires, higher tree death rates, more insect infestation, and weaker trees.
Letters and Science, Environmental Studies, Geography
The increased frequency of drought observed in Eastern Africa over the last 20 years is likely to continue as long as global temperatures continue to rise, according to UC Santa Barbara scientist Park Williams.
UCSB's Carsey-Wolf Center Names Richard Hutton Executive Director, Announces Opening of Pollock TheaterLetters and Science, Film and Media Studies
Richard Hutton, formerly the vice president of media development at Vulcan Productions and an award-winning documentary filmmaker, has been appointed executive director of the Carsey-Wolf Center at UC Santa Barbara.