Research Highlights

Nov. 8, 2015
By Jeremy Olson for UC Merced Magazine Editor’s note: This story originally appeared in the fall 2015 issue of UC Merced Magazine. The University of California, Merced, was plotted at the juncture of mountains, fields and urban sprawl with the mission of serving the diverse needs of the San...
Oct. 30, 2015
The Hellman Faculty Fellowship will fund new chemical tools for biomedical imaging and the American Chemical Society Petroleum Research Fund will support applications of N-centered radicals generated from electrochemical initiation of stable organic precursors.
Oct. 29, 2015
Almost $2 million in grants will go a long way toward helping Professor Christine Isborn and colleagues at other universities learn more about the molecular processes involved in capturing solar energy, energy storage and telecommunications for the Department of Energy and the Department of Defense...
Oct. 6, 2015
While many young women her age are thinking about their favorite shoes or who they’ll go with to the winter formal, Callie Nance, 15, is thinking about her favorite science organizations and her future as a physicist. That’s why the Dinner with a Scientist event at UC Merced last week was so...
Sep. 15, 2015
The Isborn group is funded for two projects. The Department of Energy is supporting development of approaches to model excited state charge and energy transfer in solution (co-PIs are at Stanford and Washington University) and AFOSR is supporting improved predition of the optical properties of...
Aug. 12, 2015
Shuhuai Xiang has seen a lot of changes during his seven years at UC Merced — only some of which are the result of the chemical reactions he studies in his graduate research work with the chemistry and chemical biology group. In 2008, Xiang arrived from his home country of China to begin his...
Jul. 30, 2015
As a high school student in Merced, Ana Arteaga didn’t know which academic path she would choose in college. But her route became clear after she spent two summers in a chemistry lab at UC Merced. In May, Arteaga graduated with a chemistry degree from UC Merced and now is headed to...
Jul. 15, 2015
Anne and David Kelley received a 3-year, $510,000 grant from the NSF starting in July to measure and synthetically manipulate electron-phonon coupling in semiconductor nanocrystals.
Jun. 26, 2015
Jun. 26, 2015
LiWang's research on circadian clocks is in Science magazine. Here is a news write-up.


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