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News & Announcements

February 2016

We are truly delighted to hear the news that MRL member and IRG-2 co-leader Chris Van de Walle has been elected to the National Academy of Engineering. His citation reads: "For contributions to the theory of semiconductor interfaces and its...

January 2016

The MRL is delighted to report that graduate students Mandi Buffon and Megan Butala won two of the 54 poster prizes awarded at the recent [December 2015] Pacifichem Conference, held in Honolulu HI. Congratulations to Mandi and Megan, particularly in light of the...

The online magazine ImpactMania featured an article on the the DOW/MRL organization Graduate Students for Diversity in Science (GSDS):

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December 2015

The MRL is proud to congratulate Co-Director Craig Hawker and Professor Galen Stucky on being elected to the National Academy of Inventors in 2015.  You can read more about the award...

Congratulations to all our undergraduates who traveled to professional meetings this fall! A total of 17 students from the CAMP, RISE and CISEI programs attended and presented...

The MRL will be hosting the Ed Kramer Memorial Conference in early 2016 in honor of his longtime support for the MRL and his mentorship of faculty and students. Close colleagues and friends will gather to relate how Ed’s influence shaped research in the broad field of polymeric materials -...

November 2015

The MRL is proud to congratulate MRL Co-Director Craig Hawker on being awarded the distinction of Fellow by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).  Professor Hawker was named a Fellow "for...

October 2015

Brought together through the MRL's NSF Partnership for Research and Education in Materials between UCSB and University of Texas El Paso (UTEP), Prof Luis Echegoyen (UTEP), Prof. Michael Chabinyc (UCSB, IRG-2...

The Center for Scientific Computing, of which the MRL is a founding member, recently hosted the 2nd Southern California Simulations in Science Conference in conjunction with CNSI.  Over 100 participants from 8 universities attended the day long conference and poster session, with 22 posters...

The MRL is proud to congratulate Rachel Segalman and Todd Squires on being elected Fellows of the American Physical Society.  Congratulations Rachel and Todd!

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