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March 2, 2019
Spring 2019 our new funded projects are USDA NIFA SCRI (news) (4 years) [Haoyu] LAM Phase-3 (3 years) [Jairo, Sina] The California Pistachio Research Board (CPRB) (one year) [Haoyu] SGC grant (news) (3 years) [Jose] NASA JPL (1 year) [Derek] Honeywell (1 year) [Derek] [B2B services...
March 2, 2019
MOBILE BIOCHAR PRODUCTION FOR METHANE EMISSION REDUCTION AND SOIL AMENDMENT SGC: http://sgc.ca.gov/ Project synopsis: http://sgc.ca.gov/programs/climate-research/docs/20181221-CCR_Summary_2019CCR20014.pdf News Stories UC Merced research aims to use biochar to reduce...
March 2, 2019
MESA Lab welcomes new visiting scholars in Spring 2019   MESA Lab welcomes the following new visiting scholars in Spring 2019 Associate Professor Dr. Kunhua Zhang, Shenzhen University (SZU), China (6 months) 3D image processing Professor Dr. Yongguang Yu, Beijing...
December 20, 2018
Professor Chen will deliver a plenary lecture in Bourges, France in April 2019. 2019 International Conference on Fractional Calculus Theory and Applications (ICFCTA 2019), APRIL 25, 2019 - APRIL 26, 2019 http://www.lestudium-ias.com/event/2019-international-conference-fractional-...
December 19, 2018
Congratulations to Michael Haoyu Niu for winning the BIGIDEAS pre-proposal! The reviewers' remarks are extremely encouraging - our creative idea is shining! Past winners on behalf of UC Merced are listed here: https://bigideascontest.org/contests/uc-merced/  all from MESA Lab...
December 19, 2018
Congratulations to Dr. Terry Tiebiao Zhao for successfully defending his Ph.D. dissertation! Congratulations Dr. Zhao! "REMOTE SENSING OF WATER STRESS IN ALMOND TREES USING UNMANNED AERIAL VEHICLES" - Well done! Thank you for pushing the knowledge boundary on low-cost small UAS based...
December 19, 2018
Professor Chen is listed in 2018 HCR (highly cited researchers list) It is fun to see the list but I confess: I never tried to squeeze in this HCR list. It's simply a byproduct of our original research efforts over the past years. Thanks to the big data era that tells. ...
October 25, 2018
Drones: Technology, Policy, and Society A joint Honeywell and CITRIS and the Banatao Institute sponsored conference at UC Berkeley Conference Chairs-Professor Claire Tomlin (UC Berkeley) and Sudip Mukhopadhyay (Honeywell Fellow) Thursday, October 18, 8:00 am – 6:00 pm PT Banatao...
October 25, 2018
I have a long history hobby of collecting optimization codes/programs since 1985 when I took "Numerical Algorithms" from my then MSc thesis mentor, Professor Zaikang Qi, at Beijing Institute of Technology (BIT), all in English!! I soon realized the difference between static...
October 25, 2018
Congratulations to Derek Hollenbeck for winning NSF NRT extended fellowship for Spring 2019 and Summer 2019. Derek was the recipient of NSF NRT Fellowship for Fall 2017, Spring 2018 and Summer 2018. More information can be found at www.nrt-ias.org  Last updated 10/25/2018.

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