The Miller Institute is pleased to announce
Miller Fellowship, Miller Research Professorship & Visiting Professorship Awards
granted during this year's competition.

The Miller Institute congratulates 2017 Miller Senior Fellows:
Jennifer Doudna, Alex Filippenko & Christos Papadimitriou!


Jeff Long

Spin-Transition MOFs

Jeff Long (Miller Professor 2011) describes a research about cooperative MOF, a fundamental new mechanism that adsorbs carbon dioxide far better than other materials. The research was supported by the Center for Gas Separations Relevant to Clean Energy Technologies, an Energy Frontier Research Center operated jointly by UC Berkeley and Berkeley Lab and funded by the U.S. Department of Energy.

Omar Yaghi

Omar M. Yaghi wins 2017 Japan Society of Coordination Chemistry International Award

Omar Yaghi (Visiting Miller Professor 2009) has received this award for his pioneering research in Reticular Chemistry and the development of porous crystalline Metal-Organic Frameworks (MOFs) and Covalent Organic Frameworks (COFs).

Eve Ostriker

2017 Simons Investigator Award

Eve Ostriker (Visiting Miller Professor 2009) recognized by the Simons Foundation for her “major contributions to our understanding of the role of the interstellar medium in star formation and galactic structure and evolution, with a focus on the role of turbulence and on the effects of energy returned by massive stars to the interstellar medium.”

Cédric Villani

Beautiful Mathematical Explanations Change Our Vision of the World

Cédric Villani (Visiting Miller Professor 2004), Fields Medal winner speaks to the thrill of discovery and details the sometimes perplexing life of a mathematician.

Peidong Yang

Bacteria Turned Into Efficient Solar Collectors

Chemists Peidong Yang (Miller Professor 2009) and Kelsey Sakimoto have turned bacteria into efficient solar collectors to convert carbon dioxide into acetic acid, which serves as food for other bacteria producing useful fuels and chemicals.

Steven Poe

New Species Of Lizard Dedicated To Miller Institute

Steven Poe (Miller Fellow 2000-2002) has discovered two new species of Anolis in Costa Rica and Panama. He has honored Miller Institute Chief Administrative Officer, Kathryn Day, by naming one of the discoveries Anolis kathydayae, citing her contributions "to the professional and personal development of scientists and the advancement of basic science through her position running the Miller Institute".

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Fall 2017 Newsletter: 

"Seeing Is Believing: Understanding Biology Through Structures"

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