Thomas Dumitrescu, assistant professor of physics and astronomy, has received an Office of Science Early Career Award from the Department of Energy.
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Aydin Babakhani, associate professor of electrical and computer engineering, has recieved a research grant to advance his work on miniature diagnostic sensors.
C. Cindy Fan, professor of geography, has been awarded an Honorary Degree Doctor of Laws from the University of Bristol.
Magali Delmas and her co-author David Colgan have recently won an award for their book, “The Green Bundle: Pairing the Market with the Planet.”
Noa Pinter-Wollman, UCLA associate professor of ecology and evolutionary biology, is a leader in the study of animal social networks and an expert on collective behavior.
Carla Pestana, chair of the history department has been elected to the nominating committee of the AHA.
Dr. Steven Dubinett is the recipient of the William S. Middleton Award, which is the highest honor awarded annually to VA biomedical research scientists.
Neil Garg, UCLA’s Kenneth N. Trueblood Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry, has been selected to receive the society’s 2019 Edward Leete Award.
Luke Yarbrough has been awarded the prize for his article “A Christian Shīʿī, and Other Curious Confreres: Ibn ʿAbd al-Barr on Getting Along with Unbelievers.”
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded the center, which is led by Ali Behdad, a two-year grant of $350,000.
The Doris Duke Charitable Foundation has awarded UCLA’s Dr. Jennifer Fulcher $495,000 over three years in support of her work.
Patricia J. Johnson, professor of microbiology, immunology and molecular genetics, has been named recipient of the Alice and C.C. Wang Award.
Demetri Terzopoulos, distinguished professor of computer science, spoke at the flagship conference for the Institute of Electrical Engineers Robotics and Automation Society.
Gilbert Gee, professor in the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, will help create a plan for monitoring the overall health of people in the United States.
Nanthia Suthana, an assistant professor of neurosurgery and psychiatry at UCLA, was awarded the prestigious McKnight Technological Award in Neuroscience.
Neil Denari, professor of architecture and urban design, has been recognized for work education by the American Institute of Architects Los Angeles Chapter.
Steve Horvath will conduct a series of experiments aimed at understanding why his epigenetic clock accurately measures age and predicts lifespan.
Richard Kaner received the institute’s Chemical Pioneer Award.
Marcelo Suárez-Orozco has been appointed by Pope Francis to the Executive Committee of the Pontifical Academy of the Social Sciences.
Ellen Sletten, assistant professor of chemistry and biochemistry, focuses her research on using fluorinated materials to develop diagnostic and therapeutic technologies.
Mona Jarrahi and Nezih Tolga Yardimci have received an Innovation in Regulatory Science Award for their work with terahertz technology.
Stephanie Jamison has been chosen to be part of the 2019 class for her work in the humanities and social sciences.
Richard Steinberg, UCLA Law professor, has been appointed to a position on the Trade and Environmental Policy Advisory Committee.
Jody Kreiman, professor of head and neck surgery, received the 2019 Service Award from the UCLA Academic Senate.
Miguel García-Garibay, who is also a professor of chemistry and biochemistry, studies molecular motion in crystals and molecular machines.