How does photosynthesis work so efficiently?
How do living systems establish themselves and work so well? This is a question UC Riverside physicists Nathaniel M. Gabor and Jed Kistner-Morris, as well as scholarly writing expert Benjamin W. Stewart explore in an article they published in this month’s issue of Physics Today, a magazine of the American Institute of Physics. The trio zero in on...
Chemistry prof gains national recognition for outstanding mentorship
Jingsong Zhang receives American Chemical Society award
Postdoc wins prestigious fellowship
Sebouh Paul will pursue nuclear physics research related to the Electron-Ion Collider
New high-tech greenhouse facility opens to researchers
At the top floor of UC Riverside’s new Plant Research 1 building, geneticist Julia Bailey-Serres is testing how to grow rice to withstand drought and flooding conditions in countries like India. In the laboratory next to her, researcher Bao-Lam Huynh is growing new varieties of cowpea plants that will be sent to Africa. Their work takes advantage...
A manual for engineering spin dynamics in nanomagnets
Manual can help debug and design nanomagnet devices
UCR professor becomes Society of Nematologists Fellow
J. Ole Becker honored for protecting crops from parasites
Research paper named a finalist for “Outstanding paper prize”
The journal Development shortlisted only four papers published in 2022 as finalists
Three Highlanders receive 2023 Barry Goldwater Scholarship
Five thousand U.S. higher-education students applied, 1,267 applicants moved on to be nominated, and 413 of those nominees were awarded the 2023 Barry Goldwater Scholarship — three of them being UC Riverside Highlanders. Since 2013, Goldwater Scholarships have been awarded to 18 Highlanders. This scholarship recognizes talented undergrads majoring...
High schoolers get university-level education in particle physics
The students compared their experiment results with those obtained by European students
UCR receives $1.5 million to support carbon capture technology research
UC Riverside and climate start-up Pluton Biosciences have partnered to advance the development of technology that increases a plant’s capability to capture CO2 and sequester it in the soil. Commercialization of the technology has the potential to create more sustainable agricultural practices and increase crop yields as an additional outcome of...
Neuroscience graduate student receives prestigious predoctoral fellowship
Elena Kozlova’s research will study how indoor flame retardant toxicants may affect brain development
UC Riverside faculty are honored at promotion ceremony
UC Riverside honored promoted faculty members at a luncheon at the Alumni and Visitors Center on Jan. 30. About 40 people attended, including Chancellor Kim A. Wilcox. Supervisors and colleagues joined those who were honored in celebrating their efforts. Promotions occurred across UCR schools, including the College of Humanities, Arts and Social...
UCR researcher wins biggest prize in agricultural science
Wolf Prize considered to be the “Nobel in agriculture”
Physics students gain hands-on experience in building a prototype detector
Now at Jefferson National Laboratory, the prototype will travel to two other national laboratories for testing
Physicist ranked eighth top female scientist in the world
The rankings are published by the portal Research.com
National Academy of Inventors elects UCR faculty as Fellows
Rare distinction honors prolific innovators
2022 ‘Highly Cited’ list recognizes UCR scientists’ significant impact
List celebrates authors of papers that rank in the top 1%
Physicist named fellow of the American Physical Society
Roya Zandi is an expert on the physics and biophysics of virus formation
Endowed fund supports UCR summer research program in perpetuity
A 10-week summer research program for undergraduate students at UC Riverside has received financial support that will help the program grow, move forward, and reach more students from diverse backgrounds. Alumnus Amit Munshi and his wife, June, have established a $500,000 endowment to support and increase student participation in “Research In...
Neuroscientist named to board of directors of American Epilepsy Society
Viji Santhakumar will serve a three-year term