January 23, 2023
January 20, 2023
Ke Xu, Associate Professor of Chemistry, is a 2021 Heising-Simons Faculty Fellow. (Photo by Elena Zhukova)
January 17, 2023
A chemical plant that produces ammonia, most of which goes into making fertilizer. (Photo via UC Berkeley)
Industrial production of ammonia, primarily for synthetic fertilizer — the fuel for last century’s Green Revolution — is one of the world’s largest chemical markets, but also one of the most energy intensive.
January 14, 2023
Undated portrait Willard B. Rising. Collection Bancroft Library, UC Berkeley.
January 13, 2023
Research by F. Sherwood Rowland and alum Mario Molina is at the heart of a recent positive U.N. report. (Photo courtesy of UC Irvine.)
December 20, 2022
Scott Lynn in his office, 1989. Photo Dennis Galloway.
Dear CoC Colleagues,
I write to share the sad news that Scott Lynn, Professor Emeritus of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, passed away on Saturday, December 17, at the age of 94.
December 14, 2022
December 8, 2022
This post kicks off the first of many spotlights featuring our very own seniors in the College of Chemistry. Who are they? What are their favorite memories from their time in the College of Chemistry? Where are they headed next? From clubs to research to passion projects, I hope you enjoy learning more about the diverse faces that make up our graduating class!
December 6, 2022
Scientists are using CRISPR to engineer the viruses that evolved to engineer bacteria. Illustration Davian Ho.
CRISPR, the Nobel Prize-winning gene editing technology, is poised to have a profound impact on the fields of microbiology and medicine yet again.
December 2, 2022
Photo: Evan Krape/University of Delaware
November 30, 2022
New technique could fast-track future carbon-free solar fuels. (image: 3rdtimeluckystudio/Shutterstock)
November 14, 2022
November 9, 2022
November 8, 2022
Dean Douglas Clark announed today the recent passing on November 6th of our colleague and friend, Kenneth (Ken) Sauer, professor emeritus of chemistry. He was 91 years old.
November 7, 2022
Alumna Danna Freedman, Professor MIT (Ph.D. '09, Chem with Professor Jeffrey Long) Photo courtesy of the MacArthur Foundation.
November 3, 2022
Herbert Alexander Young (1906-1965) Professor, Dean, College of Letters and Science UC Davis. (Undated photo courtesy of UC Davis Archive.)
October 31, 2022
Berries being processed for the marketplace. (photo Adobe Stock)
October 27, 2022
Undated photo of alumna Vera Kistiakowsky
October 25, 2022
John Hearst in his office. Undated photo by Dennis Galloway. Collection of the College of Chemistry.
John E. Hearst, distinguished colleague and professor emeritus of chemistry, passed away this morning at the age of 87.
October 19, 2022
Chancellor Carol Christ presents the Berkeley Citation to Professor Jeffrey Reimer. photo: Michael Barnes
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