News & Events

Shaowei Li, PhD graduate from Wilson Ho lab, is the recipient of the 2018 PHYS Young Investigator Award, which will be awarded at the 2018 Fall ACS meeting in Boston, MA. 

 

CaSTL Education and Outreach Director reconized by the National Coalition of 100 Black Women of Orange County for Exceptional Leadership and Community Service to the Orange County Youth Community in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM).

Shaowei Li, PhD graduate from Wilson Ho lab (August 2017), has been awarded the following fellowships:
1. APS Margaret Burbidge Award for Best Experimental Research.
2. Heising-Simons Postdoctoral Fellowship at UC Berkeley, $50,000/year for two years. Only one of two given each year by UC Berkeley.
3. Chinese Government Award for Self-Financed Students, $5,000.

Professor Frank Hegmann was a guest speaker at the CaSTL Center on April 12, 2018 and delivered a talk on Imaging ultrafast dynamics on the nanoscale with terahertz scanning tunneling miscroscopy.

 

CaSTL 2017 UCI-ASU Pathways Program Fellow, Jasmine Thomas, gives oral presentation of her summer research project from Professor Ara Apkarian's lab at the 2018 National Conference for Undergraduate Research (NCUR).

This was our 6th year partnering with the Boys and Girls Club Santa Ana to conduct hands-on science activities with elementary school students in their after-school program. 

Professor Oliver L.A. Monti was a guest speaker at the CaSTL Center March 22, 2018 and delivered a talk on "When Like Meets Unlike:  Electronic Structure and Dynamics at Interfaces". 

 

KEVIN T. CRAMPTON, Graduate Student, is scheduled for his Thesis Defense on Friday, March 9, 2018, 2:00 PM, 2201 Natural Sciences II

March 3, 2018

CaSTL researchers partnered with the Optical Society of America (OSA-SPIE) student chapter and Alpha Chi Sigma Colony at UC Irvine to introduce students to the Bond Breaker game at the 2018 San Diego Festival of Science and Engineering Expo Day. OSA-SPIE demoed Spectroboxes for students to build their own at home and investigate the properties of light and Alpha Chi Sigma featured polymers by having students make slime.

CaSTL 2017 UCI-ASU Pathways Program Fellow, Jasmine Thomas, presents her summer research project from Professor Ara Apkarian's lab at the 2018 Curtis L. Parker Student Research Symposium at the Morehouse School of Medicine. Presentation Title: Using Surface Enhanced Raman Scattering for the Dectection of Melamine