Photo: Professor Michael W. Zuerch, Department of Chemistry, UC Berkeley
The College of Chemistry is pleased to announce that Assistant Professor of Chemistry Michael Zuerch has received a prestigious DOE Early Career Research Program Award for his research entitled "Ultrafast mechanisms of chirality control in electronic materials".
Prof. Zuerch was among the 93 early career scientists selected from across the country to receive $135 million in funding for research covering a wide range of topics, from artificial intelligence to fusion energy. This year's awardees represent 48 universities and 12 National Labs in 27 states. These awards are a part of the DOE's long-standing efforts to develop the next generation of STEM leaders who will solidify America's role as the driver of science and innovation around the world.
For more details about the DOE Early Career Research Program Awards see the DOE press release.