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Research Areas

Cutting-edge research activities by an innovative ME faculty six seven broad areas:

Research Sponsors

Faculty directed research is sponsored by federal agencies, state agencies and industrial sponsors:

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Research Centers

ME faculty participate in a wide range of college-wide and campus-wide research centers and initiatives including:


Center for Environmental Research (CE-CERT)

Working closely with industry to transition to broad application technologies such as autonomous vehicles, biofuels, engines that use alternative fuels and computer models of highway air quality

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Winston Chung Global Energy Center (WCGEC)

Focusing on the development of materials and devices for energy storage, which could dramatically increase the range of electric vehicles, enabling their widespread use with all its beneficial effects with respect of pollution and air quality

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UC Riverside Stem Cell Center

Developing devices for the precise manipulation of stem cells, thus offering new engineering tools to enable the development of regenerative medicine techniques

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