Distinguished Professor Katja Lindenberg

Distinguished Professor Katja Lindenberg has been awarded the Plus Ratio Quam Vis medal http://ow.ly/i/yMucd


The Society of Asian Scientists and Engineers (SASE)

The Society of Asian Scientists and Engineers (SASE) is a pre-professional organization at UC San Diego, which is devoted to promoting professional development and preparing undergraduates for their future. Whether you already have a goal in mind or are still deciding how to map out your future career, SASE wants to play a role in your college career by providing you with the necessary resources, such as resume workshops, networking opportunities, professional exposure, company visits, and much more.

Come visit us at any of these events to get involved!weeks 0 and 1 events



UCSD Teaching + Learning Commons – Center for Engaged Teaching (CET)

The Position: The graduate student researcher position at the Center for Engaged Teaching is approximately 10 hours/week for Fall, Winter, and Spring quarter, with the possibility of continued work at 20-40 hours per week during Summer, 2017.

Potential Projects: Assessment, Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL), designing workshops, quantitative and qualitative data collection, educational technology, mobile learning, augmented reality, design thinking, eportfolios, and active learning.

Qualifications:  This position requires the ability to exercise good judgment and excellent oral and written communication skills. Research experience and experience with data analysis is preferred (SPSS, MAXQDA, etc.)

About the CET: The Center for Engaged Teaching’s mission is to accelerate the application of research findings to improving teaching and learning, thus supporting the development of learning environments in which everyone can excel. For more information please visit: https://commons.ucsd.edu/educators/index.html

Interested? If you are interested in being considered for a position with the CET, please email a resume or CV to cet@ucsd.edu Please also contact Maxie Gluckman at mgluckman@ucsd.edu with any questions about this position.

Maxie Gluckman, MEd

~The Commons – Center for Engaged Teaching (CET)

Cliff Kubiak Wins ACS Award in Organometallic Chemistry

Cliff Kubiak Wins ACS Award in Organometallic Chemistry http://ow.ly/i/yMur7


Differences in Chemistry of Sea Spray Aerosol (SSA)

Differences in Chemistry of Sea Spray Aerosol (SSA) Particles Linked to Formation Process of Droplets Induced by Breaking Waves. http://ow.ly/i/yMH6l



Communicating with Venture Capitalists and Donors Seminar – 9/27

Want to improve your odds at getting financial backing for your great idea?

Communicating about your research to catch the attention of venture capitalists, non-scientific foundations and philanthropists requires different strategies than you use to approach traditional scientific funding sources, such as the NSF or NIH.  Knowing how to approach non-traditional funders is important for researchers going into academia or into industry.  To learn more, check out this two-part series on “Communicating with Venture Capitalists and Donors.” (Click here for seminar and workshop flier.)

1.       Panel Discussion (a case study of the communication strategies of one recent spinoff success), 10:30-11:30 am, September 27, NSB auditorium (open to all).

2.      Workshop (includes lunch with speakers and time to practice your pitch or proposal and get feedback), Noon-2:30, September 27 (location TBA, registration required(Click here to register for workshop.). 

Workshop now open to graduate students, but space is limited.  Please register today!


Graduate Student Symposium Planning Committee (GSSPC) – Deadline to apply 11/10

The Spring 2018 ACS Graduate Student Symposium Planning Committee (GSSPC) is now accepting applications to host the Spring 2019 ACS Graduate Student Symposium at the 257th National Meeting in Orlando, FL. The selected team will also receive funding support to attend the 255th ACS National Meeting in New Orleans to meet with the current GSSPC team.

The GSSPC was developed by the American Chemical Society (ACS) Division of Chemical Education (CHED) to allow graduate students to contribute to the ACS National Meeting by providing an exceptional atmosphere of learning and networking through a student-organized symposium.

A GSSPC comprised of 5-8 students is selected for each national ACS meeting and tasked with organizing the entire event, including generating a unique symposium theme, fundraising, speaker recruitment, and logistical arrangements.  

To find out more about applying, please visit https://floridagsspc.chem.ufl.edu/. Applications are due by Nov. 10th, 2017 to FloridaGSSPC@chem.ufl.edu.

If you have any further questions, please email us at FloridaGSSPC@chem.ufl.edu