With a new $3.97M project, Chemical Engineering Distinguished Professor Karen McDonald and her team of collaborators will explore the viability of a range of biomanufacturing technologies to produce antigens for rapid COVID-19 serological test kits.
With heart disease remaining the number one cause of death in the United States, Chen-Izu lab’s research into heart diseases is as relevant and urgent. The lab’s mission is to translate breakthrough research findings to develop new drug therapies to prevent and treat heart diseases more effectively.
Over the next four years, UC Davis students will be designing the car of the future as part of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)’s EcoCAR Electric Vehicle (EV) Challenge. The competition challenges students to convert a Cadillac LYRIQ EV into an autonomous, next-generation battery-electric vehicle with vehicle-to-everything connectivity so it can interact with devices and the environment.
Doctors already rely on a patient’s medical history to prescribe the right treatments and medications, but Computer Science Distinguished Professor Kwan-Liu Ma and Dr. Shin-Ping Tu at the UC Davis School of Medicine think they can also use it to improve how the entire medical system works together.
Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Associate Professor Seongkyu Lee’s group will apply their expertise in predicting rotorcraft noise to help industry leader Supernal identify noise sources in their aircraft designs and recommend strategies to reduce it.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that more than 31% of all baby deliveries in the U.S. were by C-section in 2018. While some C-sections are necessary, any surgery comes with risks. Therefore, both medical professionals and insurance companies would like to avoid unnecessary C-sections.