Professor Alvine Kamaha Wins the Prestigious Edward A. Bouchet Award

Kamaha was honored for her research work improving the sensitivity of dark matter detectors and her dedication to minority education in science.

UCLA receives $1 million NSF grant to develop quantum sensors

Researchers aim to measure and understand atmospheric and aerosol chemistries that standard atmospheric sensors cannot detect

David Leibrandt Wins Moore Foundation Award to Push the Boundaries of Particle Physics

The work supports UCLA’s ongoing leadership in Quantum Science and Technology

Prineha Narang Named 2023 Guggenheim Fellow

Professor Prineha Narang, UCLA’s Howard Reiss Chair in Physical Sciences, has been awarded the 2023 Guggenheim Fellowship. The physical world — from gas giants in the solar system, to living organisms, and even particles — exists in a state of nonequilibrium. Narang’s research aims to better understand the dynamics of nonequilibrium states in nature – […]

Explore the Master’s in Applied Chemical Sciences

A new degree program in the department of chemistry and biochemistry.

UCLA & UCSB received $23.7 million grant to study biologically based polymers

Efforts from the California NanoSystems Institutes at UCLA and researchers at UCLA to advance the use of microbes for sustainable production of new plastics has been supported by a $23.7 million grant from the National Science Foundation Materials Innovation Platforms program. Current synthetic polymers (plastic and its chemical cousin) are used widely now, however they […]

Institute of Pure and Applied Mathematics awarded $25 million renewal from NSF

UCLA’s Institute for Pure and Applied Mathematics, through which mathematicians work collaboratively with a broad range of scholars of science and technology to transform the world through math, has received a five-year, $25 million funding renewal from the National Science Foundation, effective Sept. 1. The new award represents the latest investment by the NSF, which has helped to support […]

Awards and Fellowships

Fellowships Eugene Cota-Robles This four-year fellowship program, funded by the University of California Office of the President, the UCLA Graduate Division, and the home department, supports a limited number of students who are entering PhD programs and are interested in a career in college or university teaching and research. Applicants must complete both the Fellowship […]