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June 1, 2017
Chemistry professors Erik Menke and Hrant Hratchian have been awarded a Faculty Fellowship by the UC Merced Center for Engaged Teaching and Learning. This CETL award supports work by Profs. Menke and Hratchian developing, implementing, and assessing new computational chemistry based learning...
May 5, 2017
The Stokes group publishes their work on new catalytic intramolecular hydroarylations of β-(α,α-dimethylbenzyl)styrenes in Organic Letters.
April 30, 2017
Professor Hratchian is awarded a Hellman Family Fellowship Professor Hrant Hratchian has been named a Hellman Family Faculty Fellow. During the fellowship period (2017-2018 Academic Year), the Hratchian Group will pursue the development of efficient electronic structure theory models and will...
April 15, 2017
A group of eight faculty received a DoD HBCU/MI instrumentation grant for $495,850 to acquire three new instruments for shared research use:   ·         A Bruker Vertex 70 research grade FTIR with far-IR and ATR capabilities.  ...
February 1, 2017
Researchers at UC Merced are playing key roles in the new UC Valley Fever Research Initiative, studying how the Valley fever fungus, Coccidioides immitis, causes disease in its mammalian hosts, and identifying the genes involved in this process. School of Natural Sciences professors Clarissa Nobile...
January 27, 2017
Ben Stokes is selected as a Thieme Chemistry Journals Awardee. The Thieme Chemistry Journals Award is presented every year to up-and-coming researchers worldwide who are in the early stages of their independent academic career as assistant or junior professors. The awardees are promising, young...
December 7, 2016
Professor Anand Subramaniam's research on synthetic biological membranes appears as the cover of the December 7th issue of ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces.
September 21, 2016
Graduate students at the University of California, Merced, will benefit from extensive new research, funding and training opportunities, thanks to two National Science Foundation (NSF) grants totaling more than $3.25 million. Interdisciplinary groups of computational sciences researchers won two of...
August 8, 2016
Faculty members from the Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Chemistry and Chemical Biology and Mechanical Engineering groups are forming the newest research center at UC Merced, seeking the best ways to conduct high-performance computing. With a hardware donation from the NVIDIA...
August 4, 2016
Computational physical chemist Liang Shi joins us to start building his program developing and applying multi-scale modeling methods to understand the structure, dynamics, and spectroscopy of complex condensed-phase molecular systems. Website coming soon!

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