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Latest News

ugrad in lab with mentor
Apr 22, 2019
Thanks to our generous donors, 35 undergraduate students will conduct research in our faculty labs as summer research fellows this year.
Professor Heather Maynard
Apr 22, 2019
Professor Heather Maynard has been chosen as the recipient of the American Chemical Society (ACS) 2019 Bioconjugate Chemistry Lectureship Award. 
Jesus Iñiguez
Apr 19, 2019
PhD student Jesus Iñiguez (Chong Liu group) has been selected by the UCLA Academic Senate for the 2019 Graduate Student Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Award.  
Professor Sarah Tolbert
Apr 19, 2019
Professor Sarah Tolbert has been selected by the UCLA Academic Senate for the 2019 Community Service and Praxis Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Award.  
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Apr 18, 2019
Chemistry & Biochemistry undergraduate students Luke Elissiry and Andy Nguyen have been accepted into the prestigious UC LEADS program. 
Professor Alexander Spokoyny
Apr 15, 2019
Professor Alexander Spokoyny has received a Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) award from the National Science Foundation.
Professor Richard Kaner
Apr 15, 2019
The new device, designed by the team led by Professor Richard Kaner and researcher Maher El-Kady, creates electricity from snow and acts as a weather station.
Professor Jorge Torres
Apr 15, 2019
Professor Jorge Torres has been selected by the UCLA Academic Senate for the 2019 Student Development Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Award.  
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Apr 12, 2019
Six graduate students, three undergraduate student researchers, and two alumnas receive highly competitive 2019 NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program awards.
Professor Paul Weiss
Apr 11, 2019
Professor Paul Weiss has been chosen for the 2019 Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Pioneer Award in Nanotechnology.

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California NanoSystems Institute Auditorium
12:00pm
Haines 118
Dr. Sean M. Smith (3M Company), Dr. Mari Rosen (The Dow Chemical Company), Dr. Staci Wegener (BASF Corporation)
4:00pm
Young Hall 2033
Prof. Alexander Levine
UCLA
8:00am to 10:00pm
UCLA Campus
4:00pm
Young Hall 2033
Ken A. Dill
Stony Brook University
4:00pm
Court of Sciences (Between Young Hall and Boelter Hall.)
5:00pm to 7:00pm
2019 American Chemical Society (ACS) National Meeting in San Diego
San Diego Convention Center - Room TBA
4:00pm to 5:00pm
California NanoSystems Institute Auditorium
12:00pm
Symposium: California NanoSystems Inst./Medal Award Dinner: TBA
University of California, Berkeley
4:00pm to 5:00pm
California NanoSystems Institute Auditorium