Sunday, June 16

(Left-Right) Professors Khalid Jawed and John Hopkins are amongst UCLA researchers that are currently developing flexible materials and structures. These materials have myriad applications, from delivering drugs in the human body to making aircraft more efficient. (Joe Akira/Daily Bruin staff)
(Left-Right) Professors Khalid Jawed and John Hopkins are amongst UCLA researchers that are currently developing flexible materials and structures. These materials have myriad applications, from delivering drugs in the human body to making aircraft more efficient. (Joe Akira/Daily Bruin staff)

Jinqiang Wang, a postdoctoral researcher, and Zhen Gu, a UCLA bioengineering professor, have helped develop a new type of insulin that could prevent low blood sugar in patients with diabetes. (Courtesy of UCLA Newsroom)
Jinqiang Wang, a postdoctoral researcher, and Zhen Gu, a UCLA bioengineering professor, have helped develop a new type of insulin that could prevent low blood sugar in patients with diabetes. (Courtesy of UCLA Newsroom)

Achuta Kadambi, an assistant electrical and computer engineering professor, received a National Science Foundation award for his research. If successful, his research could improve the technology used in search and rescue missions. (Courtesy of UCLA Newsroom)
Achuta Kadambi, an assistant electrical and computer engineering professor, received a National Science Foundation award for his research. If successful, his research could improve the technology used in search and rescue missions. (Courtesy of UCLA Newsroom)

(Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)
(Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)

Ahmad Elhaija, a second-year psychobiology student, won the Strauss Scholarship this past April for his organization, the International Collegiate Health Initiative.
Ahmad Elhaija, a second-year psychobiology student, won the Strauss Scholarship this past April for his organization, the International Collegiate Health Initiative.

Law professors Daniel Bussel (left) and Kenneth Klee (right) have been working on restructuring Puerto Rico’s debt since 2017 and finalized the deal in February. Puerto Rico had accumulated $72 billion in aggregate debt as of 2016. (Kanishka Mehra/Daily Bruin)
Law professors Daniel Bussel (left) and Kenneth Klee (right) have been working on restructuring Puerto Rico’s debt since 2017 and finalized the deal in February. Puerto Rico had accumulated $72 billion in aggregate debt as of 2016. (Kanishka Mehra/Daily Bruin)

The economics department's value investing concentration is in its three year pilot phase, accepts a maximum of 40 students every academic year. Students must apply to join the concentration, which allows them to take three courses that focus on value investing through fall and winter quarter. (Daily Bruin file photo)
The economics department's value investing concentration is in its three year pilot phase, accepts a maximum of 40 students every academic year. Students must apply to join the concentration, which allows them to take three courses that focus on value investing through fall and winter quarter. (Daily Bruin file photo)