Archive Tag: Recognition

Michelle Popowitz (Assistant Vice Chancellor for Research and Executive Director for UCLA Grand Challenges) was one of eleven leaders interviewed by Luminary Labs.

On October 2, 2018, Luminary Labs, a strategy and innovation consulting firm in New York City, released a report titled State of Open Innovation.  Luminary Labs approached nearly 100 private sector, government, and nonprofit organizations to understand why organizations are investing in open innovation, how they are doing it, and what’s next.  Read more

Sustainable LA Grand Challenge Director, Cassie Rauser, accepts the award for sustainability recognition at the 14th annual California Higher Education Energy Efficiency and Sustainability Conference.

UCLA was recognized with four Best Practice Awards at the 14th annual California Higher Education Energy Efficiency and Sustainability Conference at UC Santa Barbara held July 9-12, 2018. UCLA received recognition in the sustainability innovations category for the UCLA Sustainable LA Grand Challenge (SLA GC), with the campus also being recognized in the categories of water efficiency Read more

On May 26, 2018, NBC Nightly News Medical Correspondent, Dr. John Torres, reported on the UCLA Depression Grand Challenge’s (DGC) unique efforts to deliver better and faster mental health services to its student body in response to the growing demand for mental health services among college studentsThe massive research initiative is designed to understand, treat, and prevent depression. Read more

Richard Kaner, a professor in chemistry and biochemistry, received the Royal Society of Chemistry’s 2018 Centenary Prize for his research on energy harnessing and storage.
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The UCLA Sustainable LA Grand Challenge (SLA GC) congratulates Richard Kaner, professor of chemistry and biochemistry, and materials science and engineering, for receiving the Royal Society of Chemistry’s 2018 Centenary Prize in recognition for his “outstanding contributions to solid-state synthesis, energy storage materials and Read more