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News & Announcements

May 2020

The MRL is currently closed due to Covid-19.  We are planning on phased re-opening.  More details to come.

Read the article on Shared Facilities and how they benefit researchers, the university, and the community, by Amanda Strom and Ram Seshadri from the UC Santa Barbara MRSEC, and Greg Haugstad and ...

April 2020

Please join the MRL in congratulating 1. Allison Chau, 2. Emily Foley, 3. Justin Mayer, 4. Colleen Reynolds, and 5. Rebecca Vincent (all Materials graduate students); 6. Jordan Finzel, 7. Gordon Pace, and 8. Evan...

March 2020

The MRL is delighted that graduate student Nicole Michenfelder-Schauser has been selected by the scientific review panel of the Council for the Lindau Meetings to participate in the 70th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting taking place from 28 June to 3 July 2020, in Lindau, Germany...

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...

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