• Students and faculty in the ChemEnergy REU and CCB-GAP programs visiting the Advanced Light Source at Lawrence Berkeley Lab for a group tour with UC Davis alumna Christina Beavers, a Beamline Scientist at the ALS.

  • Congratulations, 2017 Graduates!

  • Congratulations, 2017 Graduates!

  • Congratulations, 2017 Graduates!

  • Congratulations, 2017 Graduates!


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  • Professor Marie Heffern has been selected as one of C&EN's Talented 12 for uncovering the roles of trace metals in hormone biology.
  • Graduate student SeHee Park (Beal Lab) has been selected for the "KMC Undergraduate/Graduate Study Award" from the Education Department of the Korean Methodist Church. This scholarship is awarded each year to two full time Korean students studying in foreign countries in STEM fields.
  • Graduate student Stephanie Hare (Tantillo Lab) was selected as a 2017-18 ARCS Scholar. This honor comes with a $10,000 award that may be used for fees, stipend and/or research funds.
  • Professor Dean Tantillo has been selected as an ACS Fellow for his contributions to science and the ACS community, including developing approaches for increasing accessibility of chemical research for blind students.
  • Professor Emeritus Marilyn Olmstead has been selected to be a 2017 Fellow of the American Crystallographic Association.
  • Professor Davide Donadio has been selected to be a 2017-18 UC Davis Hellman Fellow. This program provides support and encouragement for the research of promising Assistant Professors who exhibit potential for great distinction in their research.
  • Professor Kirill Kovnir has been admitted as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry.
  • Professor Alexei Stuchebrukhov has been selected to receive the 2017 University Honors Program Faculty Award for Outstanding Mentorship.
  • Ph.D. alumnus Henry "Hoby" Wedler and Professor Dean Tantillo have been awarded the Inclusion and Diversity Prize by the Royal Society of Chemistry for their development of chemistry camp activities, study aids, and research tools that increase the accessibility of chemistry for blind and visually impaired students.
  • Professor Susan Kauzlarich has been awarded the Chancellor's Award for Mentoring Undergraduate Research.
  • Professor Jesús Velázquez has been selected as a Scialog Fellow to participate in Scialog: Advanced Energy Storage - "a program of search and discovery for truly transformative energy storage systems.

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