Research Highlights

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.
Jun. 16, 2015
An interdisciplinary group of UC Merced faculty, including CCB's Tao Ye, plan to create new materials solutions enabling high-performance, reliable, compact and lightweight energy conversion, storage and sensing devices for NASA missions. This $5 million grant will lead to innovative...
May. 20, 2015
Makenzie Provorse wins the Chancellor's Postdoctoral Fellowship!
May. 16, 2015
Oct. 19, 2014
Both Patti LiWang and Andy LiWang's research groups have recently received R01 grants from the NIH! The grant in Patti's group will be used to study the stability of proteins for preventing HIV in developing countries, where HIV inhibitors must be stored without refrigeration. The grant in...


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