Professor Xiangfeng Duan
May 20, 2015
Professor Xiangfeng Duan & his team have reported on the preparation of a graphene hydrogel, which can be easily converted into solvated graphene frameworks.
 
Prof. Louis Bourchard
May 19, 2015
Paper by Professor Louis Bouchard & PhD student Nanette Jarenwattananon selected by the journal Physical Review Letters as PRL Editors’ Suggestion. 
 
Dr. Myung Ki Hong
May 14, 2015

Dr. Myung Ki Hong has been selected for the 2015 UCLA Chemistry & Biochemistry Alumni Award.

Prof. Jorge Torres
May 12, 2015
A recently published PLOS Computational Biology article by the Torres lab has been the featured method article on the front page of the journal.
Prof. James Wilking
May 12, 2015
UCLA Chemistry & Biochemistry alumnus, Professor Jim Wilking (PhD Chemistry ’08 Mason Group), has received NSF's prestigious Young Investigator CAREER award.
 
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May 12, 2015
UCLA Chemistry and Biochemistry faculty are part of a research team that has been selected for a Cal-BRAIN seed grant. 
 
Dr. Maher El-Kady and Dr. Colin Yu-Hong Lam
May 8, 2015

Colin Yu-Hong Lam and Maher El-Kady were recognized at the 2015 Postdoctoral Scholars Award Ceremony on April 22nd at the CNSI auditorium.

Professor Heather Maynard
May 7, 2015
Heather Maynard, Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry and Associate Director of CNSI, has been selected for the US Defense Science Study Group (DSSG).
 
Willard Libby
May 5, 2015
Professor Willard Libby, the first UCLA faculty to be recognized with a Nobel Prize, was recently featured in a historical piece in the New York Times.
 
Prof. Chris Foote
May 1, 2015

Photos from the 2015 Christopher S. Foote Symposium events are now available for viewing.

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May 1, 2015
Garg and Houk research team findings featured in C&EN and JACS Spotlights.
 
The researc
Crystal Valdez
Apr 29, 2015
Graduate student Crystal Valdez, a member of the Alexandrova group, met with lawmakers to explain the value graduate research brings to California.
 
Professor James Liao
Apr 28, 2015

Professor James Liao has been elected to the National Academy of Sciences.

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Apr 24, 2015

Lecturers Laurence Lavelle, Sharon Neufeldt, and Eric Scerri are the recipients of the UCLA Unit 18 professional development awards for 2014-2015.

Zhao Li
Apr 17, 2015
Zhao Li (graduate student in the Yung-Ya Lin group) has been selected for the 2015 Distinguished Teaching Award for Teaching Assistants.
 
Professor Louis Bouchard
Apr 16, 2015
UCLA researchers develop novel image filtering algorithm. 
 
The algorithm, developed by Pro
Graphene
Apr 16, 2015
Research on graphene supercapacitors conducted by Professor Richard Kaner’s group was recently highlighted in a widely used chemistry textbook.
Eric Scerri
Apr 15, 2015

UCLA lecturer and author Eric Scerri quoted in British newspaper about the possibility that elements may need to be reordered.

Sriram Kosuri
Apr 13, 2015
Professor Sriram “Sri” Kosuri has been named 2015 Searle Scholar.
Paula Diaconescu
Apr 10, 2015
Professor Paula Diaconescu has been awarded the 2015 Guggenheim Fellowship.
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Apr 9, 2015
In a field of 16,000+ applicants, seven current & former Chemistry & Biochemistry graduate & undergraduate students receive 2015 NSF GRFP Fellowships & two graduate students receive NSF Honorabl
New meteorite
Apr 8, 2015
The UCLA Meteorite Gallery, California's largest collection of meteorites, has added two large iron meteorites - and both may be touched by the public.
 
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Yuxi Zhao
Apr 8, 2015
Yuxi Zhao (PhD ’15 Chemistry - Weiss group) awarded 2015 Chinese-American Engineers & Scientists Association of Southern California (CESASC) scholarship. 
 
Professor Shimon Weiss
Apr 7, 2015
Professor Shimon Weiss research team awarded $1.35 million grant by Human Frontier Science Program (HFSP) to develop nanosensors.
 
Student
Apr 2, 2015

Underserved school children with a passion for science and technology will compete in science fair at UCLA Ackerman Union this weekend.

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