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Scientists Create Fire-Retardant Sensors for Safety Gear in Harsh Environments

The fire-retardant triboelectric nanogenerator mounted on a work boot.

By Meghan Steele Horan.

Imagine a device that could stand up to even the most intense fires so that it could automatically signal others when a firefighter is immobilized on the job.

UCLA researchers and colleagues at two other universities…
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UCLA Health Receives Award for Technologies that Improve Patient Outcomes

By Shadee Ashtari.

In March, the Health Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) awarded the 2018 HIMSS Nicholas E. Davies Award of Excellence to UCLA Health for its progressive use of health care information technology (IT) to improve patient outcomes…
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UC Riverside Students Check out Laptops from Kiosks

A student smiling as she works on her laptop.

By Jacob Poore. 

A computer lab in a vending machine? That’s what UC Riverside’s Information Technology Solutions (ITS) organization made possible when it implemented self-service laptop checkout kiosks on campus for students.  

The kiosks are a lot like a vending machine — or video rental kiosk — for campus-owned laptops, and offer three device options, including Dell…
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UC Gets Systemwide Agreement for Gradescope Online Grading System

By Roshni Pratap.

A new systemwide agreement is in place for Gradescope, effective April 2, 2019.

What is Gradescope?

Gradescope is a market leader in the digital grading space designed to make grading more consistent, fair, and efficient. Gradescope…
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Informatics Department Receives $1.1M to Study Socially Responsible AI

Artificial intelligence, silhouette of a face with digital signage

By Shani Murray.

How do we build systems that proactively promote values of inclusion? This is one of the questions the Department of Informatics hopes to tackle over the next few years, thanks to a Graduate Assistance in Areas of National…
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Tom Andriola Delivers Keynote at BruinTech Collaboration Event

Collaborate: Resources You Can Use to Thrive at UC

BruinTech hosted an event for UCLA IT staff, “Collaborate: Resources You Can Use to Thrive at UC”, on Monday, June 3. This special event promoted the collaborative spirit of the University of California and explored the tools and resources available…
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UCD Health Is Ready: Health Information Exchange when Disaster Strikes

By Michael Marchant.

After the disastrous California wildfires, how did the many, many displaced people – separated from their local clinics, doctors’ offices, medical records, even medications – get care? How did providers and first responders treat them, when they…
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