Awards

Zvi Bern Elected to National Academy of Sciences

The UCLA professor joins 120 other new members in 2024.

Creating a new model for heat wave trends

Assistant Professor of Statistics and the Environment Karen McKinnon earned the National Science Foundation’s CAREER award for her work studying the trends in the intensity of extreme heat events.

Professor David Saltzberg Wins American Physical Society’s Instrumentation Award

Saltzberg was honored for his work on detection of high energy neutrinos using radio waves.

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.