News

Friday
Feb 14
2014
ICB Investigator and UCSB Garland Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Materials, H. Tom Soh was elected Fellow of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE), for significant contributions to the medical and biological engineering community.
Monday
Feb 10
2014
Kimberly Turner, Professor of Mechanical Engineering at UCSB, has been elected fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) for her major contributions in the area of micro-electro-mechanical-systems (MEMS), micromachines that function largely as sensors or devices that convert one form of energy to another.
Monday
Feb 03
2014
Jacob Israelachvili, ICB project leader and professor of chemical engineering and materials at UC Santa Barbara, has been awarded the Tribology Gold Medal by the Institute for Mechanical Engineers for his contributions to the understanding of molecular origins and tribological processes.
Thursday
Jan 23
2014
U.S. Army experts along with leading university professors and industry partners have been collaborating over the last decade to explore biological systems that have the potential to drive sweeping bio-technological advances for U.S. Soldiers.
Wednesday
Jan 22
2014
To address health issues related to head injuries — which may not appear until long after a player has retired — the NFL has teamed with GE to create the Head Health Challenge, a $20-million research initiative.
Tuesday
Jan 21
2014
ICB researchers Tom Soh, Kevin Plaxco and postdoctoral student Scott Ferguson have developed an insturment that can determine concentrations of specific molecules in tiny amounts of whole blood, continuously and in real tim
Wednesday
Jan 08
2014
UCSB researchers in the College of Engineering discovered that post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) can be detected in the bloodstream, and the team is in the initial phases of developing a portable field device for soldiers to quantitatively diagnose the disorder.
Tuesday
Dec 24
2013
Research funded by the ICB has resulted in a joint patent between UCSB and the U.S. Army Research Laboratory (ARL). The patent results from collaborative research between ARL's Jim Sumner and ICB-UCSB researchers Gui Bazan and Logan Garner.  
U.S. Patent #8614021 B2
Sunday
Dec 08
2013
The newly elected Fellows from ICB are:
Glenn H. Fredrickson, professor of chemical engineering and director of the Mitsubishi Chemical Center for Advanced Materials, for contributions to the understanding of block copolymers, complex fluids and other soft matter. 
Scott T. Grafton, professor of psychological and brain sciences, for establishing brain imaging technology as a tool for cognitive neuroscience and its novel application to normal, plastic and pathological motor behavior.
Thursday
Dec 05
2013
UC Santa Barbara’s Institute for Collaborative Biotechnologies (ICB) has received an extension of its contract with the U.S. Army Research Laboratory-Army Research Office, providing an additional $48 million over three years to support research that is inspired by biological systems.

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