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News & Announcements

February 2020

The MRL is delighted to announce that Professor Joan-Emma Shea  (IRG-3) has recently been elevated to the position of Editor-in-Chief of Journal of Physical Chemistry A, B, & C.
 
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Congratulations to Professor Matt Helgeson for being awarded the 2020 Neutron Scattering Society of America Science Prize.  Details on the award are at https://neutronscattering.org/prizes/nssa-science-prize/ .  ...

January 2020

Conferred by Queen Elizabeth II as a Knights Bachelor, Tony Cheetham, the MRL's first director, will be knighted and receive the title of "Sir."  Tony remains actively involved in research at UC Santa Barbara, rejoining the MRL as a research professor in January 2018 after...

December 2019

Please join the MRL in congratulating Professor Michael Chabinyc (IRG-2) for his acceptance into the 2019 class of the National Academy of Inventors.
 
Michael joins a class of 168 new fellows selected...

November 2019

The MRL is proud to announce that Tresa Pollock ( IRG-1 )will be honored with the Institute of Metals/Robert Franklin Mehl Award from The Minerals, Metals...

August 2019

Prof. Craig Hawker and Prof. Michael Chabinyc have authored commentaries in Nature Reviews Materials on professional development for graduate students.  
 
In “A generosity of spirit”, Prof. Hawker discusses the importance of developing...
Please join the MRL in congratulating Molleigh Preefer and Dr. Joya Cooley for winning (respectively) a best poster presentation award, and the best postdoctoral oral presentation award at the North American Solid State...

June 2019

Please join the MRL in congratulating our very own Dr. Amanda Strom for having been awarded the 2019 UC Santa Barbara Veterans and Military Services 'Military Supporter of the Year' Award.
 
This is in recognition of Amanda’s commitment to advancing the interests of...

On June 11th the MRL celebrated all of the volunteer students who participated in our different outreach programs during the year.  We also gave awards and recognitions to exceptional students: Kimberlee Keithley, Emily Levin,  Avery Samuel, Josh Bocarsly, Ian Morgan, Sarah Gerenday, Elizabeth...

May 2019

The MRL is very pleased to see the results of the 2019 Beckman Young Investigator Competition:  2019 Beckman young investigator awardees
 
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