Engineering for All

How Autocrats Control Internet Traffic Out of Sight

Authoritarian regimes exert control over the internet through transit networks that operate largely out of public view, according to a recent study by researchers in the U.S. and Germany. The work, published in PNAS Nexus, also shows how more sophisticated authoritarian regimes extend their influence by providing network access in poorer but politically similar countries.

Weaving Design and Engineering for Next-Gen Wearables

Gozde Goncu-Berk, an associate professor of design at the University of California, Davis, is forging partnerships with professors from the College of Engineering to realize innovative research in wearable technology.

Professor Demystifies Memory to Advance Dementia Care

Jie Zheng, a new assistant professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering, studies the cognitive mechanisms the human brain uses to structure and store memories. Through a deeper understanding of these processes, Zheng hopes to improve medical interventions for cognitive disorders like dementia.