Research Highlights

Sep. 19, 2014
Hrant Hratchian and a team of UC Merced computational faculty received a Major Research Infrastructure grant from the National Science Foundation to fund a new campus high-performance computing system.
Aug. 19, 2014
Chemistry research groups and a brand-new NMR are starting to move into the lab space in the new Science and Engineering 2 building.
Aug. 1, 2014
Tao Ye's group received a $510,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to investigate the self-assembly of DNA nanostructures using new single-molecule techniques.
Jul. 1, 2014
Welcome two new faculty specializing in organic synthesis and organometallic chemistry: Ryan Baxter and Ben Stokes. Ryan is setting up his lab now and Ben will be starting in January.
Jun. 19, 2014
Jason Hein and Tao Ye recently published a paper on trouble-shooting organic reactions and studying the surface chemistry by AFM.
Dec. 1, 2013
NSF research experience for undergraduates for "Applications in Modern Materials" is approved and will be starting this summer. Interested students should email Carrie Menke ( or Jess Vickery ( for more info.
Oct. 1, 2013
Computational chemist Christine Isborn wins the American Chemical Society Petroleum Research Fund award for "Quantum Mechanical Calculations of Large-Scale Explicit Solvation."
Sep. 1, 2013
Cancer researcher Fabian Filipp joins the Chemistry and Chemical Biology graduate group.
Aug. 1, 2013
UC Merced's 10th birthday is discussed in Chemical & Engineering News.
Aug. 1, 2013
The American Chemical Society SEED program here at UC Merced is profiled in the local news.


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