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Summer STEM Learning Thrives in our Institute

  In September, 2016, IDMI opened its doors to a multitude of youth through a variety of outreach programs, giving students a taste of what it would be like to study engineering at UC Irvine. The FabCAMP has become a summer routine on our campus. “We need to encourage kids to be creators and not just More +

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IDMI Research Thrust Leader, Professor Julie Schoenung Honored

  August 24, 2016 – Samueli School Chemical Engineering and Materials Science Professor and IDMI Research Thrust Leader Julie Schoenung has been elected a Fellow of the Alpha Sigma Mu International Professional Honor Society. Professor Schoenung, who researches nanostructured and ultrafine-grained materials, green materials and green engineering design, accepted her award in October at the Materials Science & More +

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Base 11 / UCI Summer Engineering Academy

  On August 5, 2016, the UCI Samueli School of Engineering and IDMI hosted an open house celebration for the newly created Base 11 Summer Engineering Academy program. Base 11 is a non-profit outreach organization that was created to unite America’s high-potential, low-resource students with science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) opportunities.  Its goal is More +

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IDMI Associate Director Receives Young Investigator Award from the Army Research Office

  May 6, 2016 – The Department of Defense’s Army Research Office has selected UCI Assistant Professor and IDMI Associate Director Tim Rupert for a Young Investigator Program (YIP) award.   Rupert’s research involves engineering better metallic materials at the nanoscale level, where the grain boundaries between crystals affect a material’s mechanical properties. By introducing different More +