Current and incoming UC Irvine Balsells fellows gathered in early November for their annual lunch with benefactor Pete Balsells. Samueli School Dean Gregory Washington, Professor Roger Rangel, and other faculty members also attended the event, at which 10 new fellows
Balsells fellow Jose Miguel Pulido (1996) has sold the ecommerce startup that he cofounded 9 years ago. Jose Miguel is already involved in his next startup: Volta Networks, a Boston-based startup with engineering offices in Barcelona that is creating a new
In the most recent U.S. News & World ranking of american universities (2019 rankings), UC Irvine is now ranked 7th among all public universities. More information here
A record 9 Balsells fellows attended the 2018 commencement ceremony at UC Irvine.
Pete Balsells celebrated his 90th birthday with family, friends, Bal Seal employees and other guests including Balsells Fellowship program directors at Irvine, Boulder, Colorado Springs and Davis. His cake was decorated as a Catalan flag and the event was held
Former Catalan President Artur Mas visited UCI on August 3, 2017. Balsells Fellows showed their work in a poster session and President Mas visited a few of the engineering laboratories. Full article.
Jose Alejandro Santamaria, incoming Balsells Mobility Fellow, was featured in La Vanguardia
The Balsells Fellowship at the University of California, Irvine celebrated its 20th anniversary with a luncheon at the Avenida Palace Hotel in Barcelona. Approximately 160 people attended the event including Balsells Fellows and members of the academic institutions in Catalonia.
Interview of Pete Balsells in ARA Catalunya on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the Balsells Fellowship. Link
In a ceremony organized by CETIG, the Engineering Association of Girona, as part of ENGIDIADA 2016, Pete Balsells received the Manel Xifra i Boada award in recognition of his activities involving scientific and technology transfer. . Link to Video of