News

May 20, 2020
Congratulations to Haoyu Niu for winning LLNL Data Science Challenge awarded opportunity. More details at https://data-science.llnl.gov/merced
May 14, 2020
Dr. Chen was nominated and won Academic Senate Distinguished Research award for 2019-2020 https://senate.ucmerced.edu/senate_awards Distinction in Research (for Tenured Faculty) In recognition of research and/or other creative activities that have had a major impact on the field, either...
April 11, 2020
Congratulations to Derek Hollenbeck for the NSF NRT award 2020-2021 It is a great news to MESA Lab that our senior Ph.D. candidate and MESA Lab Co-Manager, Derek Hollenbeck has been awarded (again) the NSF IAS NRT award for a full year from Fall 2020 to Summer 2021. He will continue to develop...
March 3, 2020
1. AAHHE PI Meeting. The fifteenth annual national conference of the American Association of Hispanics in Higher Education (AAHHE) will be held in Costa Mesa, California on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, March 5-7, 2020, at the Hilton Orange County Hotel, Costa Mesa, California. (Our project site...
February 27, 2020
2020 IFAC World Congress Accepted Papers - Congratulations! MESA Lab has 11 papers accepted by IFAC World Congress 2020 in Berlin, Germany. This conference takes place every three years. 2017 was in Toulouse, France, 2014 was in Capetwon South Africa, 2011 was in Milan, Italy, 2008 in Seoul,...
January 31, 2020
It is a great pleasure to welcome the following new MESA LAB members in Spring 2020: Mr. Kai Cao, Ph.D. student, Xi'an Technological University, China (12 months) Prof. Dr. Haiyong Qin, Shandong University, China (12 months) Mr. Carlos Rodrigez, Ph.D. student, Mexico, CICESE (12...
January 31, 2020
Prof. Chen was invted by the EIC Prof. Ranjan Mukherjee to serve the ASME DSMC editorial board, again. He served DSMC journal for two terms from 2009-2015. This time, the Associate Editor (AE) position for the ASME Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement, and Control is for the three year period:...
January 31, 2020
Please see this link for the project award news item: https://news.ucmerced.edu/news/2020/researchers-aim-cure-valley%E2%80%99s-salty-soil-25m-grant-nsf There is also and ABC30 news video clip here: https://abc30.com/education/uc-merced-researchers-working-on-innovative-way-to-desalinate-ag-...