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July 11, 2016
The American Chemical Society Petroleum Research Fund will support computational studies exploring the mechanistic details of oxidation and reduction reactions catalyzed by metal oxide clusters and surfaces.
May 23, 2016
Congratulations to our 2016 Chemistry graduates!
May 19, 2016
The UC Merced senate award for distinction in research has been given to Andy LiWang, for research activities that have had a major impact on the field.
May 12, 2016
This weekend, more than 900 degree candidates are expected to take part in the 11th commencement ceremonies at University of California, Merced, and commemorate the hard work that led to their momentous day. “Commencement marks a significant milestone in a student's life,” Chancellor Dorothy Leland...
May 9, 2016
Editor’s note: This story originally appeared in the spring 2016 issue of UC Merced Magazine. Laura Showalter will represent the schools of Natural Sciences and Engineering as student speaker at this Sunday’s commencement ceremony. “Ambitious” isn’t a good enough word for Laura Showalter. “High-...
May 2, 2016
Research in the Stokes group shows that diboron complexes mediate catalysis of hydrogenation of alkenes by water. This work was recently published in JACS.
May 2, 2016
A proposal to conduct high-performance computing across science and engineering disciplines has won UC Merced and Professor Christine Isborn a research computing cluster that will be used for a variety of projects across campus. Each year, Silicon Mechanics, a Washington-based provider of servers,...
April 13, 2016
Erik Olstad started down the path to becoming a veterinarian by accident. After high school, the now 32-year-old attended California State University, Fresno, to get a political science degree. But while snowboarding at China Peak, he took a serious spill on a landing and broke his back. Unable to...
April 6, 2016
UC Merced will get a new high-performance computing cluster from Silicon Mechanics.  Each year, the company has a competition for the award of a high-performance computing cluster, including lots of memory, fast disk, and the latest GPUs. This year, Prof. Isborn's proposal with other UC...
March 15, 2016
At the ACS meeting in San Diego, Christine was presented with the ACS Open Eye Outstanding Junior Faculty Award in Computational Chemistry.

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