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12.30.02 InfoWorld
"Yes, they are watching you"
Writer Stephen Lawson analyzes the development of computer vision-based surveillance technology, and highlights the development of "intelligent spaces" in the Computer Vision and Robotics Research (CVRR) lab of Jacobs School electrical and computer engineering professor Mohan Trivedi.

12.30.02 San Diego Union-Tribune
"Unplugged into the future"
Technology writers Jennifer Davies and Jeff MacDonald survey the potential impact on society of the always-on wireless Web, quoting experts including Center for Wireless Communications director Larry Larson, fellow ECE professor and Cal-(IT)² division director Ramesh Rao, and Cal-(IT)² Scholar Alex Lightman.

12.18.02 XETV Fox6 News **RealPlayer required**
"Fox CONNECT"
In its series produced in connection with UCSD CONNECT, the San Diego Fox affiliate profiled an 'angel' investor group called the Tech Coast Angels as they were pitched a startup company by Tom Lillig, Jacobs School ECE Class of 2000.

12.17.02 San Diego Business Journal **Subcription Required**
"Scientist Explores What Creates 'Liars, Lovers and Heroes'"
In its Dec. 2 edition, the magazine's biotech writer Marion Webb reports on a new book co-authored by CSE adjunct professor Terrence Sejnowski. The director of UCSD's Institute for Neural Computation is perhaps best known for developing a "computer program detecting falsehoods by analyzing facial expressions... that is being tested by airport security personnel at various locations."

12.16.02 GridToday
"Larry Smarr on the Shape of the Grid in 2003"
The online news service's editor-in-chief Alan Beck published this exclusive interview with Cal-(IT)² director and CSE professor Larry Smarr, who "believes that National Science Foundation (NSF) leadership will probably emerge as a key -- perhaps the key -- force unifying and standardizing the Grid, as the [it] spends billions of over the next decade on its large scale shared science and engineering facilities."

12.16.02 GridToday
"The Grid is in the Air: An Interview with SDSC's Fran Berman"
Special correspondent Neil Alger interviewed CSE professor Fran Berman, in her role as director of the San Diego Supercomputer Center. In it, she warns that "there has been considerable underestimation of the level of difficulty of the problems that one must address in order to deploy the most sophisticated vision of the grid."

12.11.02 Space.com
"Twinkle, Twinkle Little Quasar"
Senior science writer Robert Roy Britt reports that new observations by ECE's Barney Rickett reveal that a layer of space stuff, perhaps marking the edge of a giant space bubble in which our Sun and some other stars reside, generates the scintillations of quasars.

12.11.02 San Diego Metropolitan
"Camp Elliott Shake Table"
The magazine's daily online business column reports that "on a day when San Diego was rattled by tumblers south of the border, UCSD broke ground yesterday on the world's first outdoor shake table for testing full-scale buildings and structures."

12.10.02 New York Times
"Human or Computer? Take This Test"
Science writer Sara Robinson reports on efforts to develop authentication techniques to prevent computers from registering automatically at sites, and mentions work and computer vision method co-developed by CSE's Serge Belongie

12.09.02 Engineering News Record
"Outdoor California Shake Table Set to Rock and Roll by 2004"
ENR reports that construction has started on world's first outdoor shake table to test full-scale structures without concern for ceiling obstructions. The article quotes Jacobs School Dean and Structural Engineering professor Frieder Seible, who comments that one purpose of the new facility will be to test the impact of near-source or large-velocity seismic pulses, which put the most severe demands on structures.

12.09.02 San Diego Daily Transcript **Subcription Required**
"UCSD Engineering School to Build World's First Outdoor Shake Table"
Reporter Kevin Christensen previews the planned groundbreaking on Dec. 10 of a new earthquake testing facility that UCSD is building at the Field Station at Camp Elliott eight miles from campus, including the world's first outdoor shake table. Interim Dean Frieder Seible talks about how the table will be allow engineers to test full-scale structures against powerful simulated earthquakes.

12.03.02 NBC San Diego
"UCSD Engineer Sheds New Light on Mysterious Quasars"
The NBC San Diego piece describes the success of Jacobs School Professor and radio astronomer Barney Rickett in explaining wild fluctuations in radio waves in one of the cosmos' most energetic, mysterious, and puzzling of objects, a distant quasar located about 10 billion light years from earth.

12.02.02 Chicago Tribune
"Links adding up for grid computing"
Technology reporter Jon Van charts the history and current state of grid computing, and quotes Cal-(IT)² director Larry Smarr on the goals of the recently-announced OptIPuter project, led by UCSD and the University of Illinois at Chicago.

11.27.02 San Diego Daily Transcript **Subcription Required**
"Homeland Security 101"
Reporter Michelle Cadwell Blackston writes about efforts at UCSD and SDSC to take disaster preparedness into classrooms and research labs--noting that "the engineering department at UCSD, for example, is looking at ways to identify and secure a region's infrastructure, such as communication, finances and services."

11.26.02 San Diego Union-Tribune
"New War, New Allies"
The patented "smart armor" developed by MAE's Kenneth Vecchio and Aashish Rohtagi was featured in a Technology cover story about how venture capitalists are helping the military spot promising inventions. Vecchio's armor, which can be manufactured to include embedded sensors, was selected by Pentagon officials as the most promising invention from Southern California.

11.26.02 San Diego Union-Tribune
"UCSD in OptIPuter Test"
In its weekly Technology Inc. section, the newspaper notes that Cal-(IT)² "plans to use an optical router as the heart of a campus-wide supercomputer," with partners including IBM, Telcordia Technologies and the San Diego Supercomputer Center.

11.25.02 San Diego Business Journal **Subcription Required**
"Move Over Three R's, UCSD Freshmen Learn New Language to Meet 'IT' Requirement"
Staff writer Patricia Strickland reports on a new course called "Fluency in Information Technology," the first developed by the Jacobs School's Computer Science and Engineering department, specifically for non-engineering students. CSE chair Ramamohan Paturi and Sixth College provost Gabriele Wienhausen are quoted.

11.22.02 United Press International
"Computer Predicts Bacteria Action" - Coming Soon -
In her column Stories from Modern Science, Ellen Beck included an item on the computer model developed by Bioengineering professor Bernhard Palsson to help predict how bacteria evolve under specific conditions. Writes Beck: "The model merges biology and math to show how genes and proteins work together to control the cell function."

11.22.02 HPCwire
"An Interview with Chiaro Networks' Ken Lewis" **PDF format**
In an interview with the news service's editor in chief, Chiaro's CEO talks about the company's new high-end routing platform and its initial deployment on the UCSD campus as part of the Cal-(IT)²-led OptIPuter project.

11.22.02 EETimes/CommsDesign
"Chiaro router employs optical phased array switching"
Writer Loring Wirbel reports on the launch and capabilities of Chiaro Networks' first optical router and its first deployment as part of the OptIPuter project at UCSD.

11.20.02 HPCwire
"An Interview with Chiaro Networks' Steve Wallach" **PDF format**
At Supercomputing 2002, the high-performance computing news service's editor-in-chief Alan Beck interviewed the Chiaro executive about how his company's new optical router fits into the Cal-(IT)²-led OptIPuter project.

11.20.02 Bloomberg News **Subcription Required**
"California Supercomputer to Feature Optical Lines, NYT Says"
Based on a New York Times report, San Francisco-based David Russell notes that Cal-(IT)² will use a router from Chiaro Networks. The campus-wide machine to be deployed at UCSD "will differ from many computers because the communications lines will be faster than the processors."

11.20.02 Straits Times
"Optiputer Will Share Info at the Speed of Light"
The Singapore daily picked up the New York Times story on Cal-(IT)²'s announcement "highlighting a radical departure in the design of the fastest computers."

11.20.02 LightReading.com
"Chiaro Girds 'Router' for the Grid"
The online optical-networking site's senior editor Phil Harvey reports on the technology that Cal-(IT)² is deploying at UCSD as part of its OptIPuter project, with the unveiling of the first optical router made by Chiaro Networks.

11.19.02 BMEnet News
"Model Predicts Disease"
BMEnet News, a news service for the bioengineering community produced by the Whitaker Foundation, reports on Bioengineering's Bernhard Palsson and his computer model that predicts the severity of a disease based on an individual's genes.

11.19.02 San Diego Metropolitan
"Daily Business Report"
The magazine's online Daily Business Report showcased the move by the Jacobs School's Computer Science and Engineering department to create a course on technology for non-engineering students, called "Fluency in Information Technology." CSE chair Ramamohan Paturi is quoted.

11.19.02 Network World
"High-end routers emerge"
Writer Jim Duffy notes that Chiaro Networks' entry in the core router market is "shipping and deployed now at the California Institute for Telecommunications and Information Technology next-generation grid network, OptIPuter."

11.18.02 New York Times
"Supercomputer to Use Optical Fibers"
Technology writer John Markoff reports on plans by Cal-(IT)² and Chiaro Networks to deploy an optical router that will become "theheart of a campus-wide supercomputer that will be woven together with optical fibers." The piece quotes Cal-(IT)² director and CSE professor Larry Smarr.

11.14.02 United Press International
"Model Links Genetic Mutations to Disease Variation"
Bioengineering Professor Bernhard Palsson is using a computer model to link genetic mutations to exact disease variations. By inserting the specific DNA sequences into a computer model for red blood cell metabolism, Palsson accurately predicted which mutations would result in chronic hemolytic anemia and which would cause a less severe version of the disease.

11.12.02 Business Week
"Highway Cameras That Can Direct Traffic"
In the magazine's Nov. 18 edition, writer Arlene Weintraub reports that Mohan Trivedi, heads of UCSD's Computer Vision and Robotics Research Laboratory, is "developing clusters of networked smart cameras to improve transportation authorities' response to tie-ups and other changing road conditions."

11.8.02 KNSD-TV (NBC Affiliate)
"Smart Cams"
Channel 7/39 reporter Lynn Stuart visited the lab of Jacobs School of Engineering professor Mohan Trivedi for this report on "smart" video camera networks under development for traffic as well as homeland security applications.

11.7.02 San Diego Metropolitan
Zeroing In On Cancer
Bioengineering Professor Sangeeta Bhatia and the Burnham Institute's Erkki Ruoslahti have developed microscopic machines that can home in on cancer cells of various types for diagnostic or therapeutic purposes. There work is highlighted in a feature article by Bradley Fikes.

11.7.02 San Diego Metropolitan
A Real-Life Fantastic Voyage
Bradley Fikes profiles Bioengineering's Sangeeta Bhatia, describing here application of semiconductor technology to biology and her efforts to engage girls in science and engineering.

11.4.02 San Diego Union-Tribune
"UCSD to take part in study of schizophrenia"
Staff writer Cheryl Clark reports on a new $10.9 million NIH grant to a group of institutions led by UC Irvine and UCSD, where scientists including Bioengineering adjunct professor Mark Ellisman will study schizophrenia by sharing brain images nationwide over a high-speed version of the Internet.

10.31.02 The T Sector **Subcription Required**
"Making the Brain: The Quest for Artificial Intelligence"
ECE professor Robert Hecht-Nielsen is on the cover of the magazine's October edition, which labels him "one of San Diego's AI [artificial intelligence] pioneers" and notes that he "recently discovered a new neural networking model that explains how natural intelligence works."

10.30.02 San Diego Metropolitan
"Daily Business Report"
In its Oct. 30 online report, the magazine notes that Jacobs School adjunct professor John Proakis will accept an IEEE education award at a conference in Boston in early November.

10.28.02 San Diego Business Journal **Registration Required**
"UCSD Professor's Handiwork Coming to a Computer Near You"
In the weekly's Newsmakers section, writer Brad Graves profiles CSE professor Dean Tullsen and his contributions to simultaneous multi-threading technology for microprocessors, which Intel is getting ready to roll out for desktop computers later this quarter.

10.21.02 The Scientist
"OptIPuter Boots Up"
The British magazine quotes CSE professor and Cal-(IT)² director Larry Smarr as saying the NSF-funded $13.5 million OptIPuter project is necessary for large-scale e-science applications because the "chunk of data are so big, that trying to get them across the shared Internet is just no possible."

10.15.02 San Diego Union-Tribune
"People to watch"
In its new column on San Diego technology leaders, the newspaper profiles and interviews Rick Le Faivre, the new executive director of the Jacobs School's William J. von Liebig Center for Entrepreneurism and Technology Advancement.

10.14.02 United Press International
"Helping PC Processors Do More, Faster"
In her regular Stories from Modern Science column, writer Ellen Beck reports on Intel's plan to begin selling microprocessors equipped with new threading technology developed in part by CSE professor Dean Tullsen.

10.11.02 Associated Press
"Community on the Fast Track"
Sacramento correspondent Jim Wasserman quotes ECE's Mohan Trivedi in a
report on various ways in which "California pioneers high-tech methodology
to unclog its roadways."

10.10.02 CNET.com
"Intel hyperthreading shows Digital roots"
Staff writer Michael Kanellos charts the history of hyperthreading, a new microprocessor technology developed in part by Jacobs School computer science and engineering professor Dean Tullsen.

10.10.02 Financial Times of London
"Intel Threads Power into Chips"
Writer Fiona Harvey reports in Europe's leading financial newspaper that UCSD computer science professor Dean Tullsen is credited with showing "that commercial production of such processors is viable with a minimal increase in hardware costs."

10.8.02 XETV Fox Channel 6
"The Man Behind Qualcomm"
In the first of a weekly series teaming Fox and UCSD Connect, reporter Greg Phillips profiled Qualcomm founder Irwin Jacobs, including a visit to the Jacobs School laboratory of ECE professor and Center for Wireless Communications director Larry Larson.

10.8.02 Dallas Morning News **Registration Required**
"Science for Security Requires Some Safeguards"
The paper's science editor Tom Siegfried reports on the recent homeland-security briefing at UCSD, quoting experts including Jacobs School interim dean Frieder Seible and SDSC "computer crime specialist" Erin Kenneally.

10.7.02 NewsRx **Registration Required**
"San Diego Scientists Applying Research to Homeland Security"
In its weekly bio-terrorism report, the clearinghouse for health and medical information reports that UCSD engineers "are using techniques developed to retrofit buildings for earthquakes to insulate the U.S. embassy in Greece and other critical structures from terrorist bombs. Thin composite overlays made of carbon fibers can be applied like wallpaper to walls, floors or columns to retrofit buildings for earthquakes. Blast tests conducted on a five-story building at the White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico also showed the materials enable buildings to avoid collapse in an explosion." The article quotes Jacobs School interim dean Frieder Seible and structural engineering professor Gil Hegemier.

10.7.02 T Sector
"The Air Apparent"
Writer Tim Ingersoll profiles roll-out of the Wi-Fi network on the UCSD campus, including the CyberShuttle experiment, and quotes extensively from Ramesh Rao, ECE professor and UCSD division director of Cal-(IT)², on the outlook for Wi-Fi versus 3G technology.

10.7.02 T Sector
"Clearing the Path at Cal-(IT)²"
This report by Andrea Siedsma on the start of construction on Cal-(IT)2's new building includes an illustration showcasing the wireless "free zones" that will allow "radio frequency signals to flow into, out of and through the building." Subscription.

10.4.02 UCSD Guardian
"Professor's Contributions Pave Way for New Chip"
In its Oct. 3 edition, the campus newspaper reports on the role that CSE professor Dean Tullsen played in development of new technology that is built into a more powerful microprocessor for personal computers to be unveiled this quarter by Intel.

9.30.02 Chicago Tribune **Registration Required**
"$13.5 Million Virtual Computer Aims to Link Researchers"
Writer Jon Van reports that the joint UCSD-University of Illinois at Chicago 'OptIPuter' project could "yield new insights in a wide range of fields, similar to when scientists first got access to supercomputers about two decades ago.

9.30.02 MobilePlanet.com
"Sustaining Community Through Technology"
The latest e-mail newsletter of this wireless services provider includes a case study of the Jacobs School’s ActiveCampus project, which allows students to feel “more connected to the school and to go to one place to get information their handheld devices.”

9.26.02 New York Times
"National Science Foundation Announces Grant Winners"
Technology writer John Markoff reports on the biggest information-technology awards, including the UCSD-led OptIPuter project; Jacobs School professor and Cal-(IT)2 director Larry Smarr is quoted as hailing "the government investing big bucks in optics at the very moment that Wall Street has destroyed optical networking."

9.25.02 San Diego Metropolitan
"Daily Business Report"
The magazine's online edition details faculty members who are teaming up on four projects in wireless and optical communications with support from industry and $1.8 million in matching UC Discovery Grants.

9.24.02 T Sector
"UCSD's Jacobs School Gets $1.8 Million to Fund Communications"
The magazine's online edition reports on grants from the state that "will match corporate dollars to pay for wireless and optical research" at the Center for Wireless Communications and Cal-(IT)².

9.19.02 San Diego Business Journal
"Local Firm Helps UCSD Team Build Submarine" **Subscription Required**
In the September 16 edition, staff writer Lee Zion profiles the involvement of a San Diego based aquarium builder in the UCSD mechanical engineering team's construction of "Inviscid"--their entry in a human-powered submarine contest in July.

9.19.02 San Diego Business Journal
"CCAT Announces Homeland Defense Grants for R&D" **Subscription Required**
In the September 16 edition, the weekly recaps new grants awarded to Jacobs School mechanical and aerospace engineering researchers Serge Krasheninnikov, Juan Lasheras and Nate Delson, and a market study award to bioengineering's Amy Lanping Sung.

9.17.02 San Diego Daily Transcript
"UCSD's engineering department hires 15 new faculty members" **Registration Required**
Leading the Industry Watch column, writer Jennifer McEntee notes that the size of the Jacobs School's "faculty has increased from 92 people in 1994 to the current 160. Plans call for an additional 70 faculty by the end of the decade."

9.16.02 Wired Magazine
"Unplugged U."
Writing in the October edition, reporter Josh McHugh analyzes the wireless revolution at Dartmouth, and mentions UC San Diego as one of a handful of universities that have moved aggressively into "deploying wireless networks and turning students loose."

9.9.02 Associated Press
"San Diego scientists applying research to homeland security"
AP reporter Seth Hettena's story, picked up by North County Times in its Sept. 6 edition, highlights the work of UCSD researchers, including Jacobs School interim dean Frieder Seible (photo) and structural engineer professor Gil Hegemier.

9.5.02 San Diego Daily Transcript
"UCSD gets funding for security projects" **Registration Required**
The paper reports on three new federally-funded research projects in the Jacobs School's computer vision lab of ECE's Mohan Trivedi, "for three separate research projects designed to aid Homeland Security agencies."

9.4.02 San Diego Union-Tribune
"Mobilized"
Writer Bruce Lieberman's front-page story reports that researchers at UCSD and other institutions--"San Diego's arsenal of scientific talent"--are "contributing to the fight against terrorism." Highlighted: projects involving Jacobs School professors Frieder Seible, Gil Hegemier, Mohan Trivedi and Bob Skelton.

8.30.02 San Diego Metropolitan
"Bertram Wins IEEE Award"
The magazine's online Daily Business Report notes that Jacobs School professor Neal Bertram has won the IEEE's award for information storage advances, for his working on the underlying physics of magnetic storage devices.

8.27.02 San Diego Business Journal
"Profile: Frieder Seible"
Technology writer Brad Graves did a full-page profile of the new Interim Dean of the Jacobs School, and his groundbreaking work in the field of structural engineering.

8.19.02 San Diego Business Journal
"Academics Wary, But Corporate Partners Fill Gap"
UCSD bioengineering scientists and students will make their way into a new $37 million privately funded building this fall and work with corporate partners to convert their findings into applicable products, said the chair of the bioengineering department.

8.19.02 North County Times
"A New Science Is Born"
Brad Fikes reports on the Powell-Focht Bioengineering Hall dedication, and San Diego's leadership in the new field of bioengineering.

8.13.02 San Diego Daily Transcript
"Bioengineering hall at UCSD dedicated" **Registration Required**
Reporter Jennifer McEntee quoted Bioengineering chair Shu Chien and noted that the Powell-Focht Bioengineering Hall is "the first academic facility at UCSD to be funded almost entirely by private contributors, including a $17.2 million award from the Whitaker Foundation, considered to be the nation's largest private sponsor of bioengineering research."

8.9.02 Scientific-American
"Last Mile by Laser"
In the July 2002 issue, ECE's Anthony Acampora writes about how short-range infrared lasers could beam advanced broadband multimedia services directly into homes and offices.

8.9.02 San Diego Metropolitan
"Frontier Science Drives San Diego's Biotech Industry"
In the August issue, writer Brad Fikes reports on thriving research in bioinformatics at UCSD, Cal-(IT)² and the San Diego Supercomputer Center, including the work of Bioengineering professors Shankar Subramaniam and Andrew McCulloch.

8.9.02 T Sector Online
"UCSD Prof Wins Electronics Industry Prize"
The online service notes that ECE's Peter Asbeck becomes only the third California researcher to win the IEEE David Sarnoff Award since it was instituted almost 50 years ago.

8.6.02 San Diego Business Journal
"DoD Program Provides the Grease of High-Tech Innovation" **MS Word Document**
Technology reporter Brad Graves profiles the Center for Commercialization of Advanced Technology (CCAT), a joint venture of the Jacobs School, UCSD Connect, SDSU, Orincon and SPAWAR.

8.5.02 San Diego Union-Tribune
"The fading future"
In a report on how visions of life-changing technology are succumbing to economic downturn, writer Jennifer Davies quotes Cal-(IT)² director and CSE professor Larry Smarr on why innovation is thriving in universities with federal dollars.

8.2.02 Business Week
"High Hurdles Facing Wi-Fi"
ECE's Ramesh Rao is quoted in this report on the obstacles to wider adoption of 802.11, and explains Cal-(IT)²'s "always best connected" research goal.

7.29.02 San Diego Daily Transcript
"Wireless in San Diego" **Registration Required**
Writer John Patrick Ford reports on Cal-(IT)² CSE professor and Cal-(IT)² director Larry Smarr's keynote speech and other views of the wireless market during a recent conference on "Evolving Markets in Telecommunications."

6.24.02 Fortune Magazine
"Roadtripping in Search of the Technological Future"
Eryn Brown recounts 33 days on 8 campuses�looking for what technology is hot with today's students. At UCSD, she profiled CSE professor Bill Griswold's ActiveCampus project and quotes students and Cal-(IT)² director Larry Smarr.

6.21.02 802.11Planet.com
"CyberShuttle: Mobile Hotspot on Campus"
Writer Cheryl Meyer quotes Cal-(IT)² UCSD division director and ECE professor Ramesh Rao on the UCSD Wi-Fi-equipped commuter bus that allows riders to send e-mail, download files and surf the Web.

6.13.02 Forbes.com
"Wireless: The Next Quarter Century"
Magazine editor Erik Hesseldahl asked Cal-(IT)² director and CSE professor Larry Smarr and four other visionaries for their views of the future of wireless on its 30th anniversary.

6.4.02 UCSD Connect Newsletter
"A Big Deal for San Diego Technology"
Brian Blazevic writes about the dual groundbreaking for the CSE and Cal-(IT)² building on May 31, 2002, headlined by Gov. Gray Davis.

6.3.02 San Diego Union-Tribune
"Institute Launched at UCSD"
Writer Samuel Autman reports that Gov. Gray Davis helped break ground on buildings to house CSE department and Cal-(IT)², which "business and academic leaders hope will further transform California's economic and technological landscape."

6.1.02 Engineering Times
"Engineers Fight Earthquake Damage with Post-Tensioned Frame Supporting Concrete"
Structural engineering Professor Andre Filiatrault�s work in developing and testing an unwelded steel frame system is highlighted. He has applied post-tensioning, a technique commonly used in the construction of concrete buildings and bridges, to create a new class of weld-free steel-framed structures. The initial test conducted in 2001 on a large-scale assembly indicated that the post-tensioned steel frames can absorb strong earthquake motions with little or no damage.

5.15.02 Engineering News Record
"Post-Tensioned Steel Buildings May Replace Moment Frames"
Structural engineering Professor Andre Filiatrault�s work in developing and testing an unwelded steel frame system is highlighted.

5.13.02 San Diego Union-Tribune
"UCSD's Fantastic Progeny"
In its May 11 edition, Kathryn Balint reported on five UCSD alumni/sci-fi writers who visited ECE�s Computer Vision & Robotics Research lab. The writers included engineering alumnus David Brin (�The Postman�).

5.13.02 San Diego Union-Tribune
"Venture Capital Firm Hires Dean to Oversee Fund"
Writer Bruce Bigelow reports on Jacobs School CAP member Enterprise Partners' hiring of outgoing Dean Bob Conn, effective July 1. [Abstract]

5.6.02 San Diego Union-Tribune
"Five Questions: Larry Smarr"
The CSE professor and Cal-(IT)² director is quizzed by the paper�s Bruce Bigelow on issues including the bandwidth gap. [Abstract]

5.5.02 San Diego Union-Tribune
"Technology Trailblazers"
Sacramento reporter Bill Ainsworth wrote this 1,600-word cover story about UCSD research in Cal-(IT)², where �academic and business worlds converge on a new frontier of innovation.� [Abstract]

5.5.02 The Engineer
"Tension Builds In Move to Combat Earthquakes"
Structural engineering Professor Andre Filiatrault�s work in developing and testing an unwelded steel frame system is highlighted. He has applied post-tensioning, a technique commonly used in the construction of concrete buildings and bridges, to create a new class of weld-free steel-framed structures. The initial test conducted in 2001 on a large-scale assembly indicated that the post-tensioned steel frames can absorb strong earthquake motions with little or no damage.

4.30.02 www.e4engineering.com
"Engineers Design Weld-Free Steel Frame"
Structural engineering Professor Andre Filiatrault�s work in developing and testing an unwelded steel frame system is highlighted. The initial test conducted in 2001 on a large-scale assembly indicated that the post-tensioned steel frames can absorb strong earthquake motions with little or no damage.

4.5.02 Science Magazine
"Erdös's Hard-to-Win Prizes Still Draw Bounty Hunters"
Charles Seife reports on the continuing search for answers to problems posed by the late mathematician Paul Erdös, quoting experts including CSE�s Ron Graham and Fan Chung Graham.

4.3.02 UPI
"New Steel Beams Resist Earthquakes"
Structural engineering Professor Andre Filiatrault�s work in developing and testing an unwelded steel frame system is highlighted. He has applied post-tensioning, a technique commonly used in the construction of concrete buildings and bridges, to create a new class of weld-free steel-framed structures. The initial test conducted in 2001 on a large-scale assembly indicated that the post-tensioned steel frames can absorb strong earthquake motions with little or no damage.

4.2.02 Chronicle of Higher Education
"'CyberShuttle' Offers Wireless Internet Access to UC-San Diego Commuters"
Cal-(IT)²'s Ramesh Rao (ECE professor) and other researchers call the high-speed Web-enabled vehicle "a glimpse into the future of ubiquitous computing," reports Florence Olsen.

4.2.02 San Diego Union-Tribune
"UCSD Bus Riders Make Speedy Net Connection"
Bruce Lieberman reports on �quick downloads and e-mail check touted� as part of the high-speed Web-enabled bus pioneered on the UCSD campus by the Jacobs School and Cal-(IT)². [Abstract]

3.28.02 DeIngenieur
"Human Powered Submarine"
Article on record setting human powered submarine team. This is a Dutch publication.

3.1.02 Telephony Magazine
"Industry, Academia and Government 'Live in the Future'" **PDF format**
In a special supplement to the magazine sponsored by the San Diego Telecom Council, CSE professor and Cal-(IT)² director Larry Smarr is interviewed about the institute�s agenda.

2.17.02 San Diego Business Journal
"Profile: Larry Smarr"
In a full-page profile, reporter Brad Graves says Cal-(IT)² director and CSE professor Larry Smarr sees himself on a life-long program of learning.

2.13.02 MIT Technology Review
"Q&A: Larry Smarr"
In its March issue (due on newsstands Feb. 26), the publication carries a 2,500-word Q&A with the Cal-(IT)² director, calling Smarr "a master facilitator, bringing people and institutions together to work on key technological challenges."

2.8.02 San Diego Metropolitan
"ActiveCampus"
More than 400 computer science and engineering freshmen at UCSD are sporting wireless-enabled Hewlett-Packard Jornada PDAs as part of a social and educational experiment, reports the San Diego Metropolitan magazine in its February issue.

1.1.02 Reinforced Plastics
"Composite Fan Blades Safer Than Metal"
The article discusses John Kosmatka�s work to create the first carbon composite fan blades for commercial and military aircraft.

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