Congratulations to Ric for $1M Climate Action Seed Grant

Professors Richard Kaner and Yuzhang Li from UCLA’s Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering have been awarded a $1M Climate Action Seed grant for their research project, which will create a breakthrough battery technology based on Zn chemistry. This technology aims to assist California in establishing a carbon-free electric grid, utilizing this new, safe, and long-lasting battery technology for grid storage.

From California NanoSystems Institute (CNSI) News (by Nicole Wilkins):

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Spencer Hamilton and Yuto Katsuyama Recognized at the Annual Chemistry & Biochemistry Awards Ceremony

Congratulations to Spencer Hamilton for being awarded the John Staffer Excellence in Second year Research and Awards Additionally, Yuto Katsuyama was awarded 2023 Ralph and Charlene Bauer Graduate Award for his research in batteries.

Lastly, congratulations to undergraduates working in the lab (Angel and Celeste) for receiving departmental fellowships to continue their research in the summer. And lastly big congratulations to every recipient at the ceremony!

2023 Chemistry & Biochemistry Departments Awards Ceremony (left to right: Angel, Spencer, Yuto, and Celeste))