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September 24, 2021

CNSI Incubator company Quintessent announce partnership with Tower Semiconductor to create world's first SiPho Process

Prof. Arnab Mukherjee
September 16, 2021

Novel sensor could one day detect electrical activity deep in living brains

September 01, 2021

Quantum Foundry Postdoctoral Researcher Juan Chamorro has been awarded a Mathematical and Physical Sciences Ascending Postdoctoral Research Fellowship (MPS-Ascend) from the National Science Foundation (NSF). The prestigious fellowship provides $100,000 per year for up to three years. The program supports outstanding future scientists who will broaden the participation of underrepresented minorities as future leaders in MPS fields and facilitates their transition from postdoctoral researchers into a faculty appointment. Co-Advised by Professors Stephen Wilson and Ram Seshadri, Dr.

New Mexico Highlands University
August 20, 2021

The National Science Foundation awarded a 3.8-million-dollar grant to New Mexico Highlands University and CNSI / BioPACIFIC MIP partner institutions the University of California Los Angeles and the University of California Santa Barbara. The grant will fund a Partnership for Research and Education in Materials (PREM) among the three institutions, which will advance the creation of high-performance plastics made from biomaterials and expand access to research, labs, and equipment for underrepresented students in the field.

August 04, 2021

A recently published paper in the journal of Nature Materials, details a new material developed in the Quantum Foundry as a candidate superconductor that could be useful in future quantum computation. Quantum Foundry Co-Director and CNSI Associate Director Stephen Wilson, Elings Postdoctoral Fellow Brenden Ortiz and Quantum Foundry Fellow Linus Kautzsch led the UCSB portion of the multi-university research collaboration.

June 08, 2021

NSF LSAMP Bridge to the Doctorate Fellow is awarded University Award of Distinction! Congratulations to Marcela Areyano, a sixth-year mechanical engineering PhD student and an NSF LSAMP Bridge to the Doctorate Fellow, was awarded a University Award of Distinction for outstanding contributions to advancing underrepresented communities in STEM fields at UCSB. The Center for Science and Engineering Partnerships (CSEP) is proud to have collaborated with her to establish the graduate chapter of the Society for Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS).

M. Ofelia Aguirre
May 20, 2021

Congratulations to the Center for Science and Engineering Partnerships (CSEP) Director, M. Ofelia Aguirre-Paden, for receiving the 2021 UCSB Professional Women's Association's Unsung Heroine Award! The PWA Unsung Heroine Awards recognize members of the UCSB community who consistently go above and beyond to make the campus a better place for everyone.

Montell Petzold Frederickson NAS
May 11, 2021

Congratulations to CNSI Faculty Denise Montell, Linda Petzold and Glenn Frederickson for being inducted into the National Academy of Sciences!

April 30, 2021

Congratulations to Julia Zuo for winning the Dixon-Levy Service award from the UCSB Graduate Student Association! The Dixon-Levy award is awarded to "outstanding members of the university community who have unselfishly devoted themselves to improving graduate student life. Julia is an active mentor with CNSI's Center for Science and Engineering Partnerships (CSEP), UCSB NSF Quantum Foundry and UCSB Eddleman Center for Quantum Innovation.

Angela Pitenis
April 23, 2021

Congratulations to Angela Pitenis, Assistant Professor of Materials on receiving the National Science Foundation's (NSF) most prestigious award for early career faculty: the Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award. The CAREER program supports exceptional early-career faculty in integrating their research and education activities. Angela's project, titled “Dynamics of Fragile Interfaces”, will support her efforts on understanding lubricity in soft aqueous gels and biotribology while broadening participation and retention of women and English-learning minorities in STEM.