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COVID-19 highlights what we have yet to learn about lung mechanics
UC Riverside engineer is working on ways to pre-screen patients with difficulty breathing for earlier intervention
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Society of Automotive Engineers Awards Environmental Excellence in Transportation Award to Professor Heejung Jung
Professor Jung received the Environmental Excellence in Transportation Award in April 2020 from Society of Automotive Engineers for his research on vehicle cabin air quality. He led a team or researchers that included four of his former students and three colleagues. Air pollutant concentrations including mobile source air toxics on-road is much higher compared to ambient background concentrations. Passengers riding vehicles are exposed to these high concentration air pollutants as they infiltrate into the cabin. Previous studies reported people living in urban areas are exposed to air
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Distinguished Professor Reza Abbaschian Named IAAM Fellow
Reza Abbaschian has been named as Fellow of the International Association of Advanced Materials (FIAAM, Sweden) for his contributions to strengthening the “Advanced Materials.” IAAM is a non-profit international scientific organization to promote Advanced Materials Science, Engineering and Technology. The association has 6000+ scientists from 70+ countries. Reza is a Distinguished Professor and Winston Chung Endowed Professor in Sustainability. He also serves as Director of Winston Chung Global Energy Center (WCGEC), a multi-disciplinary research center dedicated to solutions for today’s
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NSF - Partnerships for Innovation - Technology Translation (PFI-TT) Program awarded $250k to Professor Mangolini and his group
The project titled "Paving the way to the commercialization of additives that boost battery performance" will continue supporting ongoing efforts by the Mangolini group to develop new and improved battery technologies. This grant in particular will support the partnership between the Mangolini group at UC Riverside and Polaris Lab, a well-established testing-and-validation facility in Oregon, with the goal of bringing new technologies to market. Project abstract: The broader impact/commercial potential of this Partnership for Innovation - Technology Translation (PFI-TT) project comes from the
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