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UC San Diego Announces Border Innovation Challenge

Mar 25, 2019

The University of California San Diego’s Rady School of Management and Jacobs School of Engineering, in partnership with the Smart Border Coalition, are hosting a Border Innovation Challenge to address difficulties facing the ports of entry in the San Diego- Tijuana binational region. The aim of the challenge is to develop new solutions and technologies that will improve security and efficiency at border crossings. The challenge will award cash prizes totaling $20,000 to competition winners.

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UC San Diego Engineering Rises to #11 in the Nation in US News and World Report Best Graduate Schools Rankings

Mar 15, 2019

The Jacobs School of Engineering at the University of California San Diego has jumped to #11 in the nation in the new US News and World Report Best Graduate Schools rankings. This ranking is up from #12 last year and #17 just three years ago.

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What's Happening Now!

Dec 20, 2018

Dean Al Pisano, Phil Schwab, Vertical Ventures Partners, and Dennis Abremski, Executive Director, IGE, share a moment before the kick-off of the Business Accelerator Meeting. Catch up with this and with Activities at the Institute for the Global Entrepreneur.

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UCSD Battery Startup Ateios Receives Funding for Placing in November Pitch Competition

Dec 13, 2018

UCSD Startup Ateios was among the three finalists chosen to receive a collective amount of $150,000 in Seed Funding from investment firm Vertical Venture Partners (VVP) in the 2018 University of California Fortune 500 Startup Showcase in November.

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Graduate student's steerable brain catheter wins big at inventors competition

Dec 10, 2018

Gopesh Tilvawala, a graduate student in the UC San Diego Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, won the People's Choice Award and second place overall at the 2018 Collegiate Inventors Competition for his work to develop a first-of-its-kind catheter that can be remotely controlled to navigate the tiny arteries in the brain.

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Five Questions with Student Entrepreneur, Andy Bangash

Nov 29, 2018

Sikandar (Andy) Bangash is Co-Founder of SAPE, a mobile application which connects drivers with homeowners who want to rent their space out.  It also helps reduce the chances of a parking violation as it warns drivers when they are parking illegally. 

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