Remembering Inorganic Chemistry trailblazer, Professor M. Frederick Hawthorne

3 years ago

Hawthorne’s work was groundbreaking in the sciences. A true chemistry pioneer, his work can be seen in every inorganic chemistry textbook today. UCLA Professor Alexander Spokoyny worked in Hawthorne’s lab […]

Remembering Inorganic Chemistry trailblazer, Professor M. Frederick Hawthorne
September 13

2021 Distinguished Teaching Award for Senate Faculty

3 years ago

Professor Alexander Spokoyny has been selected for one of UCLA’s highest teaching honors, the 2021 Distinguished Teaching Award for Senate Faculty. Spokoyny is one of six campus-wide recipients chosen by […]

2021 Distinguished Teaching Award for Senate Faculty
March 16

Narratives of undergraduate research, mentorship, and teaching at UCLA

3 years ago

  • Graduate
  • Research
  • Undergraduate

In new article, Professor Alex Spokoyny and former and current members of his group write about undergraduate teaching and mentorship at UCLA. Specifically, the authors discuss how individual undergraduate researchers […]

Narratives of undergraduate research, mentorship, and teaching at UCLA
February 26

2020 UCLA Undergraduate Research Week Faculty Mentor Awards

4 years ago

  • Faculty
  • Graduate
  • Research
  • Undergraduate

Professors William Gelbart and Alexander Spokoyny receive 2020 Undergraduate Research Week Faculty Mentor Awards. As part of the UCLA Undergraduate Research Week held May 18 – 22, 2019, undergraduate student […]

2020 UCLA Undergraduate Research Week Faculty Mentor Awards
May 21

NSF Early Career Development Award

5 years ago

Professor Alexander Spokoyny has received a Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) award from the National Science Foundation. UCLA Newsroom (by Stuart Wolpert): Alexander Spokoyny, a UCLA assistant professor of chemistry […]

NSF Early Career Development Award
April 15

2018 Cottrell Scholar

6 years ago

UCLA chemist Professor Alexander Spokoyny is among 24 early-career scientists nationwide to be named a 2018 Cottrell Scholar.  Spokoyny will receive a $100,000 award for his project, “Atomically-Precise Nanomaterials Based […]

2018 Cottrell Scholar
February 12

NIH/NIGMS Maximizing Investigators’ Research Award

7 years ago

Professor Alexander Spokoyny has received a highly prestigious Maximizing Investigators’ Research Award (MIRA or R35) award from the NIH/NIGMS. The National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS), part of the […]

NIH/NIGMS Maximizing Investigators’ Research Award
August 3

Professor Alex Spokoyny helps predict the recipients of this year’s Nobel Prize on C&EN webcast

8 years ago

Spokoyny joined science writers to make give their best guesses as to who will claim the prize on October 5th. The assistant professor of inorganic chemistry joined science writer Carmen Drahl, […]

Professor Alex Spokoyny helps predict the recipients of this year’s Nobel Prize on C&EN webcast
September 29