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Latest News

Oct 31, 2014

UCLA is the number 5 university in the subject of chemistry and number 8 overall in the inaugural U.S. News and World Report Rankings - Best Global Universities.

Oct 31, 2014

Chemistry & Biochemistry graduate students represented UCLA at STEAM Nation 2014, one of the largest events in LA County celebrating Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math education (STEAM).

Oct 31, 2014

Research by Professor Xiangfeng Duan and colleagues have led to the fabrication of field effect transistors made from molybdenum sulfide, which could lead to more powerful wearable electronics and other devices in the near future.

Oct 24, 2014

Professor John D. Simon, a former postdoctoral scholar in Professor Mostafa El-Sayed's Group (1983-1985) has been named as the 14th president of Lehigh University.

Oct 24, 2014

The Graduate Division and Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry recently hosted a UCLA Field Trip for undergraduate students attending the 2014 Society for Advancement of Hispanics/Chicanos and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS) Conference.

Oct 24, 2014

Susan Baumgarten (BS' 73, MS' 76, MBA '79) was recently appointed to the board of directors for the UCLA Foundation.

Oct 17, 2014

Professor Sriram Kosuri has received the prestigious National Institute of Health (NIH) Director's New Innovator Award.  He was one of only 50 scientists nationwide selected and was awarded $2.3 million for his project.

Oct 17, 2014

Professor Paul Weiss and colleagues have developed a new self-assembly method for fabricating graphene nanoribbons, bringing scientists a step closer to revolutionizing electronics.

Oct 16, 2014

UCLA Chemistry & Biochemistry graduate student Jeffrey Vinokur (Bowie Lab) appeared on The Rachael Ray Show and NBC's Today Show with his performance as the "Dancing Scientist."

Oct 16, 2014

Professor Xiangfeng Duan and colleagues have come up with a new way to grow 2D-layered semiconductor heterostructures whose composition can be controlled by modulating the constituent vapour-phase reactants during growth.

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Symposium: CNSI / Medal Award Dinner: Carnesale Commons
Prof. Fred Wudl & Dr. Linda Wudl
University of California, Santa Barbara (Prof. Fred Wudl)
5:00pm
CS24 Young Hall
Weizmann Institute of Science