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Physicist Measures Small-Scale Fluctuations in Cosmic Web

Joseph Hennawi, an associate professor in the physics department at UCSB, has identified a pair or quasars in close proximity to one another. This allowed him and his team to the cosmic web on a much ...
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UCSB Professor Uses Engineering Tactics for Cancer Research

The National Science Foundation awards mechanical engineering professor Otger Campàs for pioneering new technologies for his study on the process of the mechanics of cellular development.
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Cultural Background May Influence Environmental Action

Given the recent emergence of climate change and environmentalism as polarizing issues within America’s increasingly hot political climate, it comes as no surprise that the psychology of both sides ...
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UCSB Professors Receive Grant for Outer Space Research

Coastal communities like Isla Vista and Santa Barbara are faced with an incessant barrage of environmental threats on a daily basis. Dealing with everything from eroding cliffs to excessive oil drilli...
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Effects of 2015 Oil Spill Persist, Researchers Say

One year later: The Refugio oil spill, which released 80,000 gallons of crude oil onto a shore 15 miles northwest of UCSB, has lasting effects.
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ECE Professor Interprets WiFi Signals into Vision

Associate Professor Yasamin Mostofi has designed a new technology that uses simple WiFi signals to allow unmanned vehicles to essentially “see” through walls.
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Faculty Nights Allow Student-Professor Forum

The UCSB Department of Academic Initiatives, a new department within the Division of Student Affairs, is dedicated to connecting students and faculty outside the lecture hall.
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Professor Awarded Grant for NASA Research

Assistant professor of geology Timothy DeVries will study Earth’s ‘biological pump’ and its effects on climate changes
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