Tag Archive: UC San Diego

Women in Technology: What Do University of California Women Leaders Say?

Women in IT panel at UCCSC

By Julia Chen. Despite their growing numbers, women in technology still face significant barriers in the workplace. According to a 2016 report performed by the National Center for Women in Information Technology (NCWIT), only 25% of the computing workforce…
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Using Science and Humanities to Step Back in Time

From left, Eric Lo, structural engineering Ph.D. student Michael Hess and Falko Kuester in the WAVE lab navigating the Turin virtual reality. Photo by Erik Jepsen/UC San Diego Publications

A collaborative group of researchers from the University of California, San Diego, traveled to Turin, Italy, recently to digitally map an entire portion of the city—complete with historic architecture, expansive murals and stunning works of art.

Digital data will…
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Finally! Centralized Support for UC Researchers

Participants in the Research Facilitators Workshop

By Claire Mizumoto.  Research Cyberinfrastructure…Research IT… Research Facilitator…Research Champion…. concierge… white glove…

Whatever you choose to call it, it’s direct “high-touch” support for campus researchers. The overall objective is to advance researchers’ work and increase sponsored research at the University…
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West Big Data Hub at SDSC to Partner for Data Storage Network under New NSF Grant

The West Big Data Innovation Hub (WBDIH) at the San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) at UC San Diego is one of four regional big data hubs partner sites awarded a $1.8 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for…
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Implementing Business Excellence at UC San Diego

UCSD Campus

By Mark Hersberger. UC San Diego means business when it comes to integrating a mindset of continuous improvement and business excellence. It all comes together through the Business Excellence Community of Practice (BE-CoP), which facilitates training and idea sharing at…
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UC Sweeps at CENIC’s Innovation in Networking Awards

CENIC Innovation Plaque Picture

Innovations in Networking Awards are presented each year by CENIC to highlight exemplary innovations that leverage ultra-high bandwidth networking. The winning innovations have the potential to transform the ways in which instruction and research are conducted as well as further the deployment of broadband…
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Spotlight: Jon Meyer – Shipboard Support at Scripps Institution of Oceanography

John Meyer

By Alison Spencer. Jon C. Meyer’s job has taken him to Palau, Thailand, India, and Australia, among other places.  “Pretty much anywhere with a coast, I’ve gotten a chance to go,” said Meyer. He travels around the world to transport…
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Making Epic History: UCSD and UCI Health Share an Electronic Medical Records System

Jacobs Medical Center at UC San Diego Health; Douglas Hospital at UCI Health; a women’s health office at UCR Health

By Chuck Podesta and Christopher Longhurst, MD.  In early November, UC Irvine Health and UC San Diego Health began sharing the same instance of Epic, our electronic medical records (EMR) system. This is a first-of-its-kind technology collaboration within UC Health,…
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