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Latest News

Professor Richard Kaner
Jan 17, 2019
Nanotech Energy, co-founded by Professor Richard Kaner and Maher El-Kady, clears huge hurdle in the production of high-quality graphene-based materials.
Dr. Andrew Udvar Hazi
Jan 17, 2019
Former UCLA theoretical physical chemistry professor and alum Dr Andrew Hazi (’64) passed away on December 4, 2018 at the age of 77.
Professor Guillaume Chanfreau
Jan 15, 2019
Professor Guillaume Chanfreau has been awarded a highly prestigious Maximizing Investigators’ Research Award (MIRA) R35 Grant from the NIH/NIGMS.
Dr. Eric Scerri
Jan 14, 2019

UCLA chemistry lecturer and author Eric Scerri, world expert on the periodic table, discusses the 150th anniversary of the periodic table.

Dr. Audree Fowler
Jan 9, 2019
Graduate students Kevin Murray, Scott McConnell, and Rebeccah Warmack have been selected as 2018-19 Audree Fowler Fellows in Protein Science.
Guillaume Urtecho
Jan 9, 2019
Graduate student Guillaume Urtecho (Kosuri group) is one of three UCLA graduate students to receive a prestigious 2018 MBI Teaching Excellence Award.
Dr. Catherine Leetola
Jan 8, 2019
We are sad to report that alumna Catherine Leetola passed away at the age of 34 on December 28, 2018, after a courageous two-year cancer battle.
Seaborg Medal
Dec 13, 2018
Two giants in the science of electron cryo-microscopy were awarded the 2018 Glenn Seaborg Medal in recognition of their crucial contributions to the field.
Richard Kaner
Dec 11, 2018
Professor Richard Kaner has been elected a fellow of the prestigious European Academy of Sciences.
 
Nako Nakatsuka
Dec 7, 2018
Alumna Nako Nakatsuka (PhD '17 Andrews/P Weiss Groups), an ETH Zürich postdoctoral fellow, receives the 2018 Norma Stoddart Prize. 
 

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