In the relatively short time since his 1992 discovery, Nakamura’s LED technology has supplanted Edison’s incandescent bulb. And Edison never won a Nobel Prize.
You can spot them in a tux at formal dinners or in casual attire on a plane to Denver or LAX. Occasionally you find them on a pre-Christmas shopping expedition to State Street. Sometimes they even give a private chat for an area nonprofit and, you might even exchange emails with one of them. The Read More →
The list of Nobel laureates at UCSB continues to grow and with it so do the number of tech company startups spun-out of the university.
The Isla Vista rampage happened four months ago, but legislators from the Central Coast have not let the issue fade away. On Sept. 30, Gov. Jerry Brown signed two new laws that, when they take effect early next year, will strengthen public protection from violent episodes like the Elliot Rodger killing spree that claimed seven Read More →
Gov. Jerry Brown on Wednesday signed into law a swath of new gun-control bills introduced in the wake of a mass shooting near UC Santa Barbara.
Longtime South Coast technology executive Dave Adornetto has been picked to lead UC Santa Barbara’s successful startup contest. The entrepreneurship program is the largest collegiate business-pitch contest in the region and is part of UCSB’s Technology Management Program. The flagship event of the entrepreneurship program, the annual New Venture Competition, is a major on-campus happening. Read More →
The sixth annual Clean Business Investment Summit held at UC Santa Barbara was a success, drawing more than 200 attendees and 30 investor groups. The attendees and investors head from a range of speakers and saw presentations from 17 startup teams and two student teams. Over the years, more than 575 startups and growth companies Read More →