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Professor Richard Kaner has been elected a fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry.

UCLA Newsroom (By Bill Kisliuk): A member of the UCLA faculty since 1987, Richard Kaner is a former Fulbright, Guggenheim, Packard and Sloan fellow, and is a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and the Materials Research Society. Prof. Kaner’s research focuses on nanomaterials including graphene, an ultrathin material with extraordinary thermal, mechanical and charge-carrying properties; conducting polymers; supercapacitors; and superhard materials.

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Professor Kaner during an outreach event with students at Ánimo College Prep Academy, a turnaround
school located at the David Starr Jordan High School Education Complex in Watts, Los Angeles.

The Royal Society of Chemistry, based in the United Kingdom, is the world’s leading chemistry community, advancing excellence in the chemical sciences. The society, founded in 1841, has 51,000 members and more than 7,300 fellows.