Professor Luisa de Cola
Mar 11, 2022
Professor Luisa de Cola, University of Milano, Italy, was honored at the Hawthorne Lecture on March 2, 2022. 
Thomas Hoffman
Mar 7, 2022
We are sad to report alumnus Thomas Douglas Hoffman (PhD ’68, Cram group) passed away on February 23, 2022 at the age of 80.
Professor Hung Pham
Mar 3, 2022
UCLA Newsroom interviews Professor Hung Pham about his recent experience competing on the popular quiz television show Jeopardy!.
Professor Xiangfeng Duan
Mar 1, 2022
Professor Xiangfeng Duan's group and collaborators have developed an ultrathin electronic membrane that is mechanically robust, highly flexible and stretchable, permeable and breathable, while retaining excellent electronic properties.
Samantha Mensah
Mar 1, 2022
In honor of #WomensHistoryMonth, UCLA Newsroom features in-depth spotlight on materials chemistry PhD student Samantha Mensah, co-founder of the #BlackInChem movement. 
Dr. H.N. Cheng
Feb 28, 2022
Our latest Alumni Spotlight features HN Cheng ‘69, 2021 President of the American Chemical Society (ACS).
Professor Christopher Foote
Feb 25, 2022
Five outstanding organic chemistry graduate students have been named Senior Foote Fellows – two for 2021 and three for 2022.
Professor Ken Houk
Feb 23, 2022
A two-day conference in honor of Professor Kendall Houk will take place August 11-12, 2022, at UCLA’s Chemistry & Biochemistry Department.
Professor Chong Liu
Feb 15, 2022
Professor Chong Liu is one of eight UCLA assistant professors selected to receive the prestigious 2022 Sloan Research Fellowship.  
Dr. Marco Messina
Feb 14, 2022
Alumnus Marco Messina (PhD '19 Maynard/Spokoyny groups), now a postdoc at the University of California, Berkeley, is selected for the department's Norma Stoddart Prize for Exemplary Citizenship and Excellence in Graduate Research.
Professor Hung Pham
Feb 11, 2022
Popular chemistry professor and alum Hung V Pham (PhD '15 Houk group) appears on the TV quiz show Jeopardy, wins second place!.
Professor Anne Andrews
Feb 7, 2022
A team of UCLA scientists and engineers, co-led by Professor Anne Andrews, has developed a smartwatch for noninvasive stress biomarker monitoring with real-time feedback.
Professor Anastassia Alexandrova
Feb 2, 2022
Professor Anastassia Alexandrova receives Utah State University’s 2021 Alumni Achievement Award in recognition of her pioneering endeavors.
Professor Richard Kaner
Feb 1, 2022
Nanotech Energy, the company co-founded by Professor Richard Kaner, is named CES 2022 Innovation Award Winner as the only producer of non-flammable, graphene-based batteries.  
Professor Joseph Loo
Jan 26, 2022
Professor Joseph Loo has been named fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
Research image
Jan 26, 2022
Exciting collaborative effort from the Duan and Caram labs unlocked the secrets approaching the fundamental performance limit of 2D semiconductor diodes for the first time, providing critical design principles for electronic devices.  
Professor Gerard Wong
Jan 26, 2022
Their study showed that bacterium communicate using chemical signals analagous to radio signals in order to help cells join together and form communities.
HE storage tanks
Jan 25, 2022
The newly installed system supports research instruments requiring liquid helium, a nonrenewable resource that has recently become less commercially available. 
Professor Chong Liu
Jan 25, 2022
Professor Chong Liu and collaborators receive a $55K 2021 Scialog Collaborative Innovation Award.
Professor Ellen Sletten
Jan 24, 2022
Professor Ellen Sletten and her former PhD student Rachael Day are featured in article about the "Photonbooth" they created as an outreach for local schools.
AXS EYU 2021 Booth
Jan 24, 2022
Chemistry & Biochemistry faculty, postdocs, grad students, undergrads, and alums helped make Exploring Your Universe on November 7, 2021, a huge success.
Professor Michael Jung
Jan 19, 2022

Professor Michael Jung has been awarded the 2022 IUPAC-Richter Prize in recognition of his research, which has afforded new drugs for the treatment of advanced prostate cancer.

Dale Steichen
Jan 10, 2022
We are sad to report that alumnus Dale Steichen  (PhD ’80, Foote group) passed away on December 22, 2021, at the age of 67.
Professor Sri Kosuri
Jan 6, 2022
Professor Sri Kosuri and Octant, the startup biotechnology company he co-founded, are featured on the California NanoSystems Institute website.
Professor Richard Kaner
Dec 16, 2021
Professor Richard Kaner has been elected to the European Academy of Sciences and Arts.