I chose UCR due to the collaborative atmosphere, countless research opportunities, and student support programs ...
Joel, biochemistry major
I am motivated by my desire to understand life ... and to educate the next generation of scientists ...
Xuemei Chen, Distinguished Professor of Plant Cell and Molecular Biology
A large part of the UCR community is the support you receive from both your peers and professors.
Oscar, biochemistry major
CNAS Science News
November 30, 2022
How giant-faced owls snag voles hidden in snow
Great gray owls’ physical features, especially parts of their wings and face, help them correct for sonic distortions caused by snow, enabling them to find moving food with astonishing accuracy, according to a new UC Riverside study.
Creating a diverse educational pipeline in microelectronics
Scientists at UC Riverside and UC Irvine have received funding of $5 million from the U.S. Department of Energy, or DOE, to team up with Sandia National Laboratory in Albuquerque, New Mexico, in building a diverse educational pipeline in the field of microelectronics — a priority for industry and government. Of this amount, nearly $4 million is allocated to UC Riverside.
From its roots in agricultural research, the College continues to expand its scientific reach with a number of internationally ranked programs addressing the most pressing scientific questions of our time …
Chemist receives DOE grant to explore energy conservation in industrial processes
Francisco Zaera, a UCR distinguished professor of chemistry, has received a $500,000 grant from the United States Department of Energy, or DOE, to research the optimization of catalytic processes through environmentally friendly alternatives.