Ph.D. candidate goes from inmate to President’s Dissertation Year Fellow with accountability, community and a Dr. Seuss book.
A team of scientists from the University of California San Diego, Caltech and Texas A&M remotely put their heads together to analyze the transmission pathways of COVID-19. Their study confirms that face coverings determine the pandemic’s trends and significantly reduce the number of infections.
Using the NSF-funded Frontera supercomputer, Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry Rommie Amaro, along with her UC San Diego colleagues and researchers from the Hamilton Institute at Maynooth University in Dublin, Ireland, reveals the atomic makeup of the coronavirus's sugary cloak.
The Searle Scholars Program makes grants to selected universities and research centers to support the independent research of exceptional young faculty members conducting ground-breaking work in chemistry and the biomedical sciences.
Researchers takes waste products from algae-based omega-3 oil production and converts them into valuable and renewable polyurethane foams with all kinds of commercial applications—from flip-flops and running shoe soles, to mattresses and yoga mats.
UC San Diego chemists find way to artificially make molecules in solution exchange vibrational energy at room temperature, challenging the current paradigm in chemistry. Details of their discovery are published in Science.
UC San Diego research team uses quantum materials to create “neural trees” that mimic brain synapses
Collaborators from the University of California San Diego and New York University used salt, soap and water to make “bling” with a proposed novel experiment by UC San Diego’s Jérémie Palacci to form ionic colloidal crystals from common colloids.
Famed astronomer Margaret Burbidge, whose stellar discoveries and contributions to astronomy and physics helped change our understanding of the universe, has died. The 100-year-old professor emeritus of physics at UC San Diego passed away peacefully at her home, her family at her side, on April 5.