It’s a testament to the excitement building around emerging fifth-generation (5G) wireless technologies that with only one month’s notice, 130 key experts from academia, government and industry met at the University of California, San Diego for the recent CWC 5G Forum on Next-Generation Wireless Systems – an opportunity to share insights, best practices and remaining research questions about the emerging systems and applications that are expected to drive 5G user experience.
The University of California, San Diego has been awarded $3 million by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) to help move innovative energy storage technologies out of the lab and into the market. UC San Diego will help test and validate the performance of ARPA-E-funded technologies through a program called Cycling Hardware to Analyze and Ready Grid-Scale Electricity Storage (CHARGES).
‘Tis the season for giving and members of the UC San Diego community are spreading holiday cheer to those in need in myriad ways. From donating to toy drives to serving meals and supporting fundraisers, campus volunteers are exemplifying UC San Diego’s commitment to service. Earlier this year, Washington Monthly recognized UC San Diego as the No. 1 college in the nation, for the fifth consecutive year, for its contributions to the public good. The rankings are based on three categories, one of which is service––encouraging students to give back.