‘Frontiers of Innovation’ program seeds multidisciplinary projects

Program will help launch seven major projects focused on advancing strategic research goals.

UC making big moves toward carbon neutrality

Greenhouse gases emissions down to 1990 levels and major steps are initiated to ramp up renewable energy use.

Solar, water research proposals receive UC grants

Awards totaling an anticipated $5 million will fuel intercampus research into a sustainable future for the state and nation.

Rewritable paper

Chemists fabricate novel rewritable paper

An attractive alternate to regular paper, technology helps address increasing problems in environment and resource sustainability.

Undergrads earn bronze medal in bioengineering competition

iGEM team worked to engineer a microbe to produce biofuel from cellulose.

UC Riverside’s Solar Array: From zero to 60

Campus is lauded for its 3 megawatt solar farm, currently the largest in the University of California system.

UC Irvine boosts on-site solar power production fourfold

Campus will add 11,700 panels to three parking structure roofs.

UCLA cogeneration plant

UCLA creates nation’s largest self-replenishing fund for green projects

Savings from new sustainability projects will be rolled over to fund future projects.

Aiming for a carbon neutral future

Representatives from UC campuses and research labs meet to discuss the ambitious systemwide Carbon Neutrality Initiative.

Aindrila Mukhopadhyay and Heather Jensen

Boosting biogasoline production in microbes

Biology and genetic engineering join forces to fuel production of a type of alcohol in E. coli.

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