Rick Wagner, Physics. Grids. First Place, Student Category
This spring, UC San Diego’s Science & Engineering Library invited UCSD faculty, staff, and students to submit digital images that portrayed the artistic side of science and engineering. The images submitted ranged from nano corn fields, forests, and gardens to visual demonstrations of supersonic turbulence, fire whirls, and fans of flame. Also submitted were striking images of data simulating the evolution of galaxy clusters and the UCSD logo depicted using 1 million E. coli cells. One image (Nano Party) was created in celebration of UC San Diego’s 50th anniversary.
The award winners for the Faculty and staff category are:
The award winners for the Student category are:
Tadel Matevz, Department of Physics. Cha0ss Begets Order II. First Place, Faculty and Staff Category
The judges of the Art of Science competition included:
Kim Wright, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering. The View from Above. Third place, Student Category
All images submitted in the competition are currently exhibited in the Science & Engineering Library in the Geisel Library building. The images can also be viewed on the S&E Library’s Flickr site:
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