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Professor's Gift Establishes Experimental Thermodynamics Award

October 16, 2018
The American Ceramic Society has a new award to recognize innovative contributions to experimental thermodynamics of solids technical literature. The Navrotsky Award for Experimental Thermodynamics of Solids was established through a gift from Alexandra Navrotsky, Interdisciplinary Professor of Ceramic, Earth, and Environmental Materials Chemistry at UC Davis.

Tudor Dimofte Wins NSF CAREER Award

July 02, 2018
Tudor Dan Dimofte, assistant professor in the Department of Mathematics in the UC Davis College of Letters and Science, has received a prestigious CAREER award from the National Science Foundation’s Computer and Information Science and Engineering directorate.

Professor Richard Scalettar Wins Nash Prize

May 15, 2018
Richard Scalettar, distinguished professor of physics, is this year’s recipient of the Charles P. Nash Prize, recognizing faculty members who have taken on Nash’s mantle of promoting shared governance, and advocating for faculty interests and welfare.

Biotech Tattoo Project Takes SXSW Award

March 14, 2018
Katia Vega, assistant professor in the UC Davis College of Letters and Science’s Department of Design, is part a team that has won the SXSW Interactive Innovation Award in SciFi No Longer.

Wendell Potter: In Memoriam

January 19, 2017
Wendell H. Potter, a physics professor whose passion for teaching led to major reforms in undergraduate science education, died Jan. 8. He was 73.

Concert Celebrates ‘Cycles’ for Composer

October 14, 2016
During any given year, the music of composer and professor Pablo Ortiz can be heard across the globe — from his native Argentina to Switzerland to San Francisco. The UC Davis Department of Music professor’s 60th birthday will be celebrated with a concert of his music at the new Ann E. Pitzer Center recital hall Oct. 21.