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    Chancellor Pradeep K. Khosla (left), Professor of Physics Alison Coil (center) and Vice Chancellor Becky Petitt (right) at the 23rd Annual Diversity Awards ceremony on March 1, 2018.

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    The UC San Diego American Chemical Society-Student Affiliates earned both Outstanding Chapter and Green Chapter awards from the national ACS Committee on Education. Photo by Susanna Yee.

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    Undergraduate recipients of the James R. Bunch Mathematics Endowed Scholarship pictured with Emeritus Professor James Bunch (far left) and Dean Steven Boggs (far right).

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    James McKernan, Winner of the 2018 Breakthrough Prize in Mathematics. Photo by Erik Jepsen, UC San Diego Publications.


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Physicists ‘Condense’ Diversity, Outreach, Blue Jeans’ Dye in NSF Research

The National Science Foundation (NSF) awarded the UC San Diego Schuller Lab and The University of Texas at San Antonio over $500k to explore the electronic and magnetic behavior of one-dimensional (1D) metallic chains. The findings could lead to the development of new, smaller and faster electronic devices that can be used in computer memory, as well as to promising careers for future scientists.

Judy Kim

Physicists Train Robotic Gliders to Soar like Birds

Physics Professor Massimo Vergassola, PhD candidate Gautam Reddy and Salk Institute's Terry Sejnowski's findings provide a navigational strategy that is directly applicable to the development of autonomous soaring vehicles. Their research results of how birds find and navigate thermal plumes have been published in "Nature."

Chancellor Khosla and Mario Molina

Nobel Prize-winning Chemist Opines about California Climate Summit

Distinguished Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry and Nobel laureate Mario Molina teams with fellow UC colleagues Veerabhadran Ramanathan and Durwood Zaelke to share their views on why Gov. Jerry Brown’s climate summit may be his last chance to alter the course leading to climate devastation. The professors refer to this course as the “disaster” trajectory since in their view that’s where the planet is headed, faster than most realize.

Kamil Godula

New National Training Program Aims to Mainstream Glycosciences

Kamil Godula, assistant professor in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, is part of a research consortium that received $20 million in funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for a study of glycans. Mounting evidence suggests that glycans play important roles in human development, health and disease, and should be considered when designing and testing new therapeutics.

Schematic of the 2018 “Cosmic Bell” experiment

Physicists Race to Demystify Einstein’s ‘Spooky’ Science

CASS researcher Andrew Friedman and PhD candidate David Leon were part of an international team of scientists who experimented with light from distant galaxies. Results of their Cosmic Bell test with polarization-entangled photons pushed back to at least 7.8 billion years ago the possible alternatives to quantum theory.

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