Main Group Meeting Thursdays 5:00 pm YH 2050
Aggregates Subgroup Mondays 3:00 pm YH 3077A
Nanoplatelets/Triplets Subgroup Wednesdays 1:00 pm YH 3077A
Spectroscopy Subgroup Wednesdays 10:00 am YH 3077A
9/2/2020 Congrats to Laurie Tan for the Ethel Terry McCoy Award for Outstanding Women students in Chemistry & Biochemistry!
6/5/2020 Congratulations to Anu for receiving the Dissertation Year Fellowship!
5/30/2020 Congratulations to our bright undergraduates Azmain Hossain and Laurie Tan who received departmental summer research fellowships! Looking forward to a summer with exciting research.
5/30/2020 Congratulations to Ashley for winning the Micheal E. Jung Excellence in Teaching Award!
5/20/2020 Hannah wins the Graduate Council Diversity Fellowship for her exemplary dedication to diversity in academic, professional, and service activities. Congratulations, Hannah!
1/30/2020 Anthony presents lastest work on decay associated Fourier spectroscopy with balanced detection at Pacific Conference on Spectroscopy and Dynamics (Western Spectroscopy Meeting), San Diego
1/9/2020 Congrats team on the NSF Early Career Development Award! Exciting science coming up on SWIR nanocrystals.
11/23/2019 Stephanie wins the best poster award at Seaborg Symposium. Congrats, Steph! Also pictured our group at the following reception.
11/23/2019 Graduate students from our group presented posters at Seaborg Symposium honoring Prof. Paul Alivisatos. Justin’s post-doc advisor Prof. Moungi Bawendi also gave a talk on SWIR imaging.
11/03/2019 Our booth at Exploring Your Universe, UCLA’s annual science fair! We had demos on phosphorescence, oobleck (non-newtonian fluids), interference of waves and more!
10/17/2019 Congratulations to Hannah Friedman and Ashley Shin for the Early Career Fellowship from the Center for Diverse Leadership in Science at UCLA.
09/10/2019 Summer undergraduates, Youngja He (Left) and Xingyu Shen (right), present their research at poster sessions!
07/19/2019 Justin and Anu present for GRC in Boston.
06/24/2019 Graduation time! Good luck to the class of 2019 and to our undergraduate Danielle Cadena
06/04/2019 Our farewell dinner to Danielle Cadena (DC) as she graduates to pursue a Ph.D at UT Austin. Good Luck DC!
04/22/2019 Congratulations to Anu Deshmukh for winning the Excellence in Second Year Academics and Research from UCLA Chemistry Department.
04/22/2019 Congratulations to our undergraduate Zack Ferrin for winning the Howard Reiss Memorial Fund Summer Research Fellowship
04/15/2019 UCLA welcomes Justin’s former Ph.D adviser
Professor Gregory Engel (The University of Chicago) for the Richard Bernstein Lecture ( https://www.chemistry.ucla.edu/news/2019-richard-bernstein-lecture )
04/12/2019 Lab members, Austin Bailey,
Anu Deshmukh, and Hannah Friedman present their research at Southern California Inorganic Photochemistry Symposium.
03/07/2019 Spotlight on Justin as a mentor for the Center of Diverse Leadership in Sciences with inaugural student,
Dayanni Bhagwandin . http://newsroom.ucla.edu/stories/new-ucla-fellowship-aims-to-make-environmental-science-more-inclusive
02/25/2019 Hannah participating in an outreach program with CNSI, spreading the joy of science!
02/08/2019 Congratulations to our very own Stephanie for being awarded the Irving and Jean Stone Graduate Fellowship!
02/07/2019 Went to celebrate Danielle’s last day with some ice cream!
02/07/2019 Percy joining us for sub group meeting!
02/02/2019 Saying goodbye to one of our amazing undergrads, Danielle Koppel, before she leaves to study abroad in New Zealand. Good luck, DK!
01/17/2019 Anu, Hannah, and Tim went to present their research at the Pacific Conference of Spectroscopy and Dynamics San Diego
01/17/2019 Started the new year right by installing our new laser tables in the lab
12/17/2018 Celebrating the end of the quarter with some beer and bowling!
11/10/2018 Some lab members presented posters at the Seaborg Symposium. In the photo is Justin with Danielle. Other presenters were Hannah, Anu, and Tim.
10/15/2018 The joint project for the Quantum Computing project gains funding from the Department of Energy. More info in the link: http://newsroom.ucla.edu/dept/faculty/ucla-led-physics-chemistry-team-wins-2-7-million-doe-award
8/28/2018 Congratulations to Hannah for passing her candidacy exam! Fun
8/14/2018 Anu passed her candidacy exams! Celebrated with some champagne
8/10/2018 Celebrating Victoria’s last day the lab
8/6/2018 Building some cabinets for the lab space, now we’re organized!
7/6/2018 Celebrating Jimmy’s last day! (It was 100 degrees outside)
6/8/2018 Moved into our new lab space! Come visit YH4086!
Celebrating with frozen yogurt
6/1/2018 Welcome Jimmy Kim, a high school student joining us for the summer from the Peddie School. Jimmy will work on instrument development and programming.
5/14/2018 Welcome Victoria Vilchez, visiting student from ESPCI. Victoria will be working with us on nanocrystal synthesis and spectroscopy!
4/25/2018 Visiting high school students at East Los Angeles Renaissance Academy (ELARA) to tell them about being a chemistry professor at UCLA. Met a few future Bruins!
3/7/2018 The Caram group attends the APS meeting.
2/12/2018 Undergraduates Danielle Koppel, Danielle Cadena, and Mikayla Sonnleitner have received summer research fellowships! They will work with us on a range of projects, from designing new quantum dots to computing spectral properties of molecular aggregates.
1/19/2018 Opening up our new offices in style…
1/10/2018 Danielle Cadena is a recipient of research support from the Undergraduate Research Fellowship Program (URFP) She will be working with us on making growing new aggregates and crystals! Congrats Danielle!
1/2/2018 Chemical and Engineering News featured some of our work on their photoblog Chemistry in Pictures
11/22/2017 Work from Justin’s postdoctoral research was recently published in Nano Letters! Congratulations Francesca and coworkers!
11/7/2017- Justin is now a member of the California Nanosystems Institute (CNSI)! We look forward to working in the institute on imaging questions.
11/5/2017 – Caram group members participate in UCLA’s Explore your universe event, showing off the absorption and emission of everyday items.
10/2/2017 – Justin presents/conducts research at the European Laboratory for Non-Linear Spectroscopy. We would like to thank the LASERLAB Europe for their support, and look forward to continued collaboration!
9/1/2017 – The Caram Group is excited to welcome Dr. Timothy Atallah as a postdoctoral researcher. Tim joins us from Columbia University, where he did his PhD under Professor X-. Y-. Zhu.
8/23/2017 – Justin presents in the COLL section of the American Chemical Society on “Understanding and Manipulating QD photoluminescence linewidths.”
8/15/2017 – Maly Cosco (graduate student in Sletten group) has published her paper “Flavylium polymethine fluorophores for imaging in the near- and shortwave infrared.” Justin contributed imaging and spectroscopy expertise. Congrats Maly!
7/25/2017 – Justin is selected from the Photochemistry GRC poster session to present his his research on “Pathologically Coherent Molecular Excitons.”
7/5/2017 – Lab opens! We are excited to welcome Graduate Students Anu Deshmukh and Hannah Friedman and undergraduate Danielle Koppel as student researchers!