On June 7 and 8, 2018, UCLA Assistant Vice Chancellor for Research & Executive Director for UCLA Grand Challenges Michelle Popowitz, JD, MPH represented the campus at the Columbia World Projects Implementation Workshop organized by Lee Bollinger (President of Columbia University). Participants from universities, government, startups, and other countries gathered to share their experiences with pursuing solutions to big issues. Read more

UCLA researcher, Gonzalo Cortés from UCLA Samueli School of Engineering’s Civil and Environmental Engineering Department, in partnership with Patrick Atwater, executive director of ARGO Labs (Applied Research in Government Operations) received a Metropolitan Water District Innovative Conservation Program (MWD ICP) grant on May 31, 2018. Their project proposes to incorporate water evaporation and plant Read more