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CaSTL 2018 Summer Diversity Research Fellow, Miranda Chavez, gives poster presentation of her summer research project with Professor Eric Potma at the SACNAS Conference in San Antonio, TX Oct 10-14, 2018.

Hrvoje Petek, a CaSTL Principal Investogator, has won the 2019 Ahmed Zewail Award in Ultrafast Science and Technology of the American Chemical Society.

The award, which has been given yearly since 2005, recognizes outstanding and creative contributions to fundamental discoveries or inventions in ultrafast science  and technology in areas of physics, chemistry, biology, or related fields.

The award is for outstanding and creative contributions to fundamental discoveries or inventions in ultrafast science and technology in the areas of physics, chemistry, biology, or related fields. The recipient will have conducted original and insightful research that has had a significant impact on the field of ultrafast science and technology.

Congratulations!

CaSTL Center joined the NSF Centers for Chemical Innovation at the 2018 NOBCChE Conference on Sept 15 - 20th in Orlando, FL. Click the title to read more...

Ben Taber, postdoctoral fellow in Ara Apkarian's lab, discusses his views on Moleular Videography, the atomic motions that make chemistry possible, at the Telluride Science Research Center Conference.

CaSTL 2018 UCI-ASU Pathways Program Fellow, Howard Weatherspoon, gives poster presentation of his summer research project from Professor Ara Apkarian's lab at the 2018 NOBCChE Conference in Orlando, FL.

CaSTL 2018 UCI-ASU Pathways Program Fellow, Carterion Whitlock, gives poster presentation of his summer research project from Professor Kumar Wickramasinghe's lab at the 2018 NOBCChE Conference in Orlando, FL.

CaSTL Director, Ara Apkarian delivered keynote lecture on Visualizing the Inner Workings of Molecules: TERS on the Å -Scale at 18th International Conference on Raman Spectroscopy

The CaSTL Summer Diversity Research Fellowship (DReF) program and UC Irvine - Albany State University Pathways program (CaSTL UCI-ASU Pathways) fellows conducted 9-weeks of supervised research at UC Irivne and culimnated the experience by presenting their projects at the research symposium. Three of the four students have received travel awards to present at their very first national scientific conference in the fall.

The 2018 fellows are pictured L to R: Miranda Chavez (DREF), Elyssa Glenn, Howard Weatherspoon, and Carterion Whitlock.

Just two atoms make the electromechanical sensor reported in the June 29, 2018 issue of Science Advances.[1] Using a single carbon monoxide (CO) molecule attached to the tip of a sharp silver needle, Joonhee Lee and coworkers have demonstrated the world’s smallest voltmeter and have implemented it to measure electric fields inside one molecule (see animation).