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News & Announcements

November 2013

Although my career has focused on advancing science and engineering in its more basic aspects, I have had several opportunities to also advance energy sustainability, which is a central goal of Energy Frontier Centers. In my talk I will give some examples of how this has happened in my case and...

October 2013

Congratulations to Justin Poelma and Saemi Oh for both being awarded Best Poster Prizes at the 2013 International Symposium for Stimuli-Responsive Materials. Justin, a graduate student...

September 2013

This summer 54 undergraduate summer interns from 19 universities and six countries participated in MRL summer research through the RISE, CAMP,...

August 2013

Dr. Seung Soo Oh

The MRL wishes to congratulate Dr. Seung Soo Oh on receiving a Baxter Young Investigator Award for 2013.  Dr. Oh will present his work at the Baxter Young Investigator Awards...

July 2013

The UCSB Science and Industry Exchange for Women will be holding a workshop for all graduates and post-graduates at 4pm on August 14th in UCSB ESB 1001 to help guide your career with insight from industry mentors.  For questions and to RSVP please...

The MRL is proud to announce that IRG-3 members Baron Peters (Chemical Engineering, Chemistry and Biochemistry) and Michael Gordon (Chemical Engineering) have received tenure.  Congratulations Baron and...

June 2013

Congratulations to Ram Seshadri for receiving the 2013 Margaret T. Getman Service to Students Award! The annual Margaret T. Getman Service to Students Award recognizes university staff and/or faculty who have...

May 2013

On May 20, 2013 the  MRL was honored to co-host a Special Seminar presented by the 2012 ACS President Bassam Z. Shakhashiri, Professor of Chemistry, University of Wisconsin-Madison on "Advancing Graduate Education in the Chemical Sciences".  The well-attended, lively and very interactive event...

MRL graduate students Brian Stahl, Justin Poelma, Sean Paradiso and Andrew Yip travelled to San Luis Obispo on May 11th 2013 to present the "maker friendly" materials science topics of soft robotics and conductive paint!  For more information on our efforts in the area visit our...

On Wednesday May 8th we had our “Tamales” party to celebrate our volunteers who dedicate their time to participate in all our outreach programs here at the MRL. We also had the chance to celebrate our award recipients; some of them could not be present and we missed them. Congratulations to all...

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