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News & Announcements

October 2012

Bruker 300MHz Super-wide-bore MRI

The MRL has added another unique and powerful instrument to its Central Facilities, augmenting an already impressive lineup of materials characterization equipment openly available to researchers on campus and elsewhere. The Bruker 300 MHz (7 T) super-wide-bore (SWB) Magnetic Resonance Imaging (...

September 2012

This summer sixty students from around the world participated in research internships through the MRL. Students in the CAMP, CISEI and RISE programs presented their research results in a student colloquium held at UCSB on August 16, 2012.  http://...

Frank Leibfarth has been awarded the DSM Polymer Technology Award 2012 for his PhD research in the field of functional polymeric materials at the recent American Chemical Society national meeting. Frank has developed a platform technology in polymer chemistry based on the ketene organic...

August 2012

Ania Bleszynski Jayich, an assistant professor in physics at UCSB and an MRL Seed Project PI, has been awarded the prestigious Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE). The award is the highest honor the nation can bestow on a scientist or engineer at...

July 2012

The MRL was proud to host the 5th Future Faculty Workshop from July 15-17th, 2012. By specifically addressing broadening participation issues, over 40 graduate students and post-doctoral scholars from across the United States joined with 12 leading academics to create the leaders of tomorrow and...

The MRL wishes to congratulate Tresa Pollock on having been awarded the 2012 ASM International Gold Medal. The medal is the single highest honor bestowed by ASM on one of its members, for "outstanding knowledge and great versatility in the application of science to the field of...

June 2012

The MRL and ScienceLine would like to congratulate and acknowledge seven students who in 2011-2012 have excelled as contributors to ScienceLine. Thank you for your great work! 
Peter St....

Congratulations to all our graduating seniors! 38 alumni of MRL's CAMP, RISE and CISEI programs are graduating from UCSB this spring and summer. 

A number of MRL students and faculty members are travelling to Chalmers Technical University, Goteborg, Sweden, to attend and speak at a bilateral workshop onMaterials for Catalysis and Energy Applications in June 2012. On the UCSB side, the workshop is co-sponsored by MRL's International...

A number of MRL students and faculty members are travelling to Chalmers Technical University, Goteborg, Sweden, to attend and speak at a bilateral workshop on Materials for Catalysis and Energy Applications in June 2012. On the UCSB side, the workshop is co-sponsored by MRL's...

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