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.

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

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…