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At the University of California San Diego, we constantly push boundaries and challenge expectations. Established in 1960, UC San Diego has been shaped by exceptional scholars who aren’t afraid to take risks and redefine conventional wisdom. Today, as one of the top 15 research universities in the world, we are driving innovation and change to advance society, propel economic growth and make our world a better place.

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Helen Fricker, Ph.D.

Helen Fricker, Ph.D.

Professor

Helen Amanda Fricker's research focuses on ice sheets in Antarctica and Greenland and their role in the climate system.

Sea-Level Rise Ice Sheets and Sea Levels Antarctic Geophysics Planetary Physics Geophysics Glaciology Polar Science

Lera Boroditsky, Ph.D.

Lera Boroditsky, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Cognitive Science

Lera Boroditsky's research focuses on the relationships between mind, world and language.

Linguistic Relativity Cognitive Psychology Linguistics Language and Cognition Cultural & Linguistic Diversity

Eli Berman, Ph.D.

Eli Berman, Ph.D.

Professor of Economics

Eli Berman is known for applying rational choice analysis to the behavior of radical religious groups.

Applied Econometrics Labor Demand and Technological Change Economics of Religion and Demography Development and Conflict Labor Economics Refugees and Security Terrorism and Insurgency

Joel Conte, Ph.D.

Joel Conte, Ph.D.

Professor, Structural Engineering

Joel Conte specializes in the design of safer and more economic structures, especially regarding earthquakes.

Computer Modeling and Simulation Earthquake Engineering Structural Analysis Earthquake Bridges Risk Analysis Civil Engineering

Alison Coil, Ph.D.

Alison Coil, Ph.D.

Professor

Alison Coil specializes in observational astrophysics, galaxy evolution, observational cosmology, and large-scale structure

Observational Cosmology Observational Astrophysics Astrophysics Galaxy Evolution

Yishi Jin, Ph.D.

Yishi Jin, Ph.D.

Professor and Chair, Section of Neurobiology

Yishi Jin's work assists to understand the molecular genetic mechanisms underlying the development and function of the nervous system.

Signal Transduction Genetics Neurobiology Synaptic Activity

Ayelet Gneezy, Ph.D.

Ayelet Gneezy, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Behavioral Sciences & Marketing

Ayelet Gneezy’s research addresses a wide variety of questions pertaining to consumer behavior.

Prosocial Behavior Behavioral Pricing Social Preferences Consumer Behavior

Isaac Martin, Ph.D.

Isaac Martin, Ph.D.

Professor and Chair of Sociology

Isaac Martin's research focuses on social inequalities and politics.

Tax Policy Social Theory Urban Sociology Social Inequality and Poverty Quantitative Analysis

Shirley Meng, Ph.D.

Shirley Meng, Ph.D.

Professor

Shirley Meng researches better batteries through nano-engineering

Batteries for electric vehicles Energy Storage and Conservation Batteries Nano Engineering Nano and Micro Scale Materials Rechargeable batteries

Kit Pogliano, Ph.D.

Kit Pogliano, Ph.D.

Dean and Professor, Section of Molecular Biology

Kit Pogliano focuses on biological tools and interactions between microbes to discover new antibiotics.

Microbial Interactions Infectious Disease Microbiology Cell Biology Drug Discovery