Thursday, February 21

UCLA alumnus Freeman Shen said he originally wanted to pursue a degree in architecture but was unable to do so because he was color blind. Instead, he decided to design vehicles, which he said is more challenging than designing buildings because cars are moving objects. (Liz Ketcham/Daily Bruin)

UCLA alumnus steers company toward affordable electric vehicles and car-sharing

A UCLA alumnus said at an event Monday that his company plans to provide an affordable, well-designed and partially automated electric vehicle. Freeman Shen, the CEO of Weltmeister Motor, spoke at UCLA’s Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science’s Ronald and Valerie Sugar Distinguished Speaker Series. Read more...

Photo: UCLA alumnus Freeman Shen said he originally wanted to pursue a degree in architecture but was unable to do so because he was color blind. Instead, he decided to design vehicles, which he said is more challenging than designing buildings because cars are moving objects. (Liz Ketcham/Daily Bruin)

UCLA alumnus Freeman Shen said he originally wanted to pursue a degree in architecture but was unable to do so because he was color blind. Instead, he decided to design vehicles, which he said is more challenging than designing buildings because cars are moving objects. (Liz Ketcham/Daily Bruin)

UCLA student groups that go on public health and medical missions must focus on working with local citizens to create a sustainable system that helps their own communities. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Tabatha Lewis: Student missions do more to boost resumes than public health

This post was updated on May 18 at 5:20 p.m. You probably follow one or two people on Instagram who have posted pictures of themselves dressed in scrubs and holding a child from a different country. Read more...

Photo: UCLA student groups that go on public health and medical missions must focus on working with local citizens to create a sustainable system that helps their own communities. (Daily Bruin file photo)

UCLA student groups that go on public health and medical missions must focus on working with local citizens to create a sustainable system that helps their own communities. (Daily Bruin file photo)

NetSec, a branch of UCLA’s Association for Computing Machinery, along with teams at UC Irvine and California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo held the club’s most recent capture the flag event Saturday. (Ken Shin/Daily Bruin staff)

UCLA student organization seeks to educate students on cybersecurity

A student organization is using an online game to teach students about cybersecurity. NetSec, a branch of UCLA’s Association of Computer Machinery, along with teams at UC Irvine and California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo held the club’s most recent capture the flag event Saturday. Read more...

Photo: NetSec, a branch of UCLA’s Association for Computing Machinery, along with teams at UC Irvine and California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo held the club’s most recent capture the flag event Saturday. (Ken Shin/Daily Bruin staff)

NetSec, a branch of UCLA’s Association for Computing Machinery, along with teams at UC Irvine and California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo held the club’s most recent capture the flag event Saturday. (Ken Shin/Daily Bruin staff)



Zubin Mishra, a third-year chemical engineering student who is leading a Chem-E-Car team in the conference, said they are using a hydrogen fuel cell to power the car and a sodium thiosulfate clock to stop the car. (Dean Hughes/Daily Bruin senior staff)

UCLA Chem-E-Car designs shoebox-sized cars for regional competition

A group of students hope their shoebox-sized car strapped with two Gatorade bottles inches its way to victory at a competition in two weeks. Chem-E-Car is an organization under the American Institute of Chemical Engineers in which students build shoebox-sized cars powered and stopped by chemical reactions. Read more...

Photo: Zubin Mishra, a third-year chemical engineering student who is leading a Chem-E-Car team in the conference, said they are using a hydrogen fuel cell to power the car and a sodium thiosulfate clock to stop the car. (Dean Hughes/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Zubin Mishra, a third-year chemical engineering student who is leading a Chem-E-Car team in the conference, said they are using a hydrogen fuel cell to power the car and a sodium thiosulfate clock to stop the car. (Dean Hughes/Daily Bruin senior staff)