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News & Announcements

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...

Congratulations to IRG-2 Co-leader Chris Van de Walle for receiving the 2013 AVS Medard Welch Award, the highest award bestowed by the AVS! Chris received...

April 2013

Professor Baron Peters was awarded Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Award for 2013.  The award supports the research and teaching careers of young faculty in the chemical sciences by providing an...

The MRL wishes to congratulate Professor Galen Stucky on his election to the National Academy of Sciences.  The award was given for his broad and deep contributions to chemistry and...

The MRL is proud to announce that Jason Douglas and Brenden McDearmon have been awarded National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowships (NDSEG) and that Jason Douglas and Carol Tsai...

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