Research Highlights

May. 4, 2018
Professor Ryan Baxter has been funded by the NSF with a 5-year CAREER award. Professor Baxter is developing new strategies for initiating radical reactions through single-electron transfers. Because one electron reactions (radical reactions) are traditionally viewed as highly reactive and difficult...
May. 1, 2018
Professor Ben Stokes received a grant from the Hellman Fellows Fund to develop new catalytic alkene functionalization reactions for the synthesis of quaternary carbon-containing compounds of pharmaceutical relevance.
Mar. 20, 2018
For the first time, UC Merced’s doctoral programs in the sciences have been ranked among the best in the nation, according to U.S. News & World Report’s 2019 edition of Best Graduate Schools. The School of Engineering celebrated its third appearance in the rankings, and this year marks UC...
Mar. 1, 2018
Professor Hrant Hratchian's work published in JCP is chosen as an Editor's Pick! In this collaborative work with Dan Neumark's spectroscopy group at UC Berkeley, electron velocity-map imaging spectroscopy of cryogenically cooled TiO3H2− anions is used to reveal Herzberg-Teller...
Feb. 26, 2018
Professor Anne Kelley has been named a 2018 Fellow of the Optical Society of America. Founded in 1916, The Optical Society (OSA) is the leading professional organization for scientists, engineers, students and business leaders who fuel discoveries, shape real-life applications and accelerate...
Jan. 24, 2018
Professor Christine Isborn's recently published paper in the Journal of Chemical Physics describing a new method for modeling absorption spectra for molecules in solution has been chosen as an Editor's Pick.  
Dec. 5, 2017
Xi Chen, a graduate student working with Aleksandr Noy, recently received a graduate fellowship for his work on carbon nanotube-based devices for biosensing. More details on the fellowship can be found on the UCOP website.
Nov. 29, 2017
Five UC Merced students brought home awards for their research at this year’s Society for Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS) Diversity in STEM conference. The Undergraduate Research Opportunities Center (UROC) at UC Merced sent 26 scholars to present their...
Nov. 6, 2017
The Journal of Physical Chemistry highlights the research of 66 distinguished women scientists in their Marie Curie Virtual Issue. Professor Anne Myers Kelley's work on Raman spectroscopy is included as one of the highlights: Anne B. Myers: Absorption, fluorescence and resonance Raman...
Oct. 1, 2017
Zach Petrek, a graduate student in Tao Ye's group, interned at NASA over the summer. Read more about it here.    

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