Research Highlights

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.    
Sep. 20, 2017
On Sept. 22, MacArthur "Genius" Award winner and Stanford University bioengineering Professor Manu Prakash will deliver the keynote lecture at the first annual open house for UC Merced’s Center for Cellular and Biomolecular Machines (CCBM), a National Science Foundation Center of Research...
Jun. 19, 2017
Patricia LiWang was at an impasse. It was 2011 and the UC Merced professor’s research group had figured out how to make some of the most potent HIV inhibitors even more powerful. LiWang was thrilled by these findings; funding agencies like the National Institutes of Health (NIH) weren’t. “Our...

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