FLORHAM PARK, NJ, May 5, 2022 – The California Research Alliance (CARA) by BASF has led to 100 research projects between the chemical company and the more than 10 universities that are part of CARA since its establishment in 2014. The research projects in the areas of new functional materials, catalysis, chemical synthesis, engineering processes, […]
The industry partnership team of California Research Alliance (CARA) by BASF wins the 2022 Chancellor’s Outstanding Staff Award (COSA) awarded by UC Berkeley Chancellor Carol T. Christ. Lisette Garcia and Lynne Hollyer are mentioned: “For their dedication and significant contribution to achieve the central missions of the California Research Alliance (CARA), a unique research center […]
They discovered the messy environment of a chemical reaction can actually change the shape of a catalytic nanoparticle in a way that makes it more active. The research is highlighted in the SLAC news!
The full introduction of Dr. Josh Speros can be found on the BASF website!
Omar Yaghi, Neeltje Tretter Chair Professor of Chemistry, co-director of CARA, was announced today as one of a 100 new members, and 25 foreign members, of the National Academy of Sciences. The election is in recognition of distinguished and continuing achievements in original research. The National Academy of Sciences (NAS) was established by an […]
Prof. Hao Yan from Arizona State University speaks at BASF Lectureship, titled “Designer DNA Architectures for Programmable Self-assembly”.
Frances H. Arnold, the Linus Pauling Professor of Chemical Engineering, Bioengineering and Biochemistry and also one of the PI’s in CARA, has won the 2018 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for “the directed evolution of enzymes”. Congratulations!
C&EN reported stories about CARA as a new model for industry-sponsored research. Credit: C&EN/Shutterstock
Martin Brudermüller, Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors and Chief Technology Officer, BASF, has announced a donation of $7 million to UC Berkeley at the CARA 2018 Summer Symposium. BASF’s donation of $7 million will go toward the construction of a new state-of-the-art, interdisciplinary research science facility at UC Berkeley. Fund raising is ongoing for the building […]
2018 Spring CARA Review Group Photo Student Development Session and Poster Session @ Spring CARA Review
Our Paper “Ultrathin Epitaxial Cu@Au Core–Shell Nanowires for Stable Transparent Conductors” by Zhiqiang Niu, Fan Cui, et al, just published in the Journal of American Chemical Society.
Anniversary Symposium marks progress of industry, university research collaboration Many scientific discoveries and patent applications have resulted from more than 25 research projects underway since West Coast universities and BASF established the California Research Alliance (CARA) by BASF in 2014. This multidisciplinary collaboration headed by the College of Chemistry at the University of California, Berkeley […]
California Research Alliance (CARA) by BASF will hold a symposium during April 24-25th to celebrate its three-year anniversary. Exciting talks are open to public. Please click the picture for detailed information.
CARA anniversary symposium will be held during April 24-25th. Talks are open to public in Banatao conference room, Sutardja Dai Hall. Keynote speakers: Professor Joseph M. DeSimone Department of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Professor Josef Michl Department of Chemistry University of Colorado Boulder Professor Mark Coopersmith Haas School of […]
Our paper “Benzoin Radicals as Reducing Agent for Synthesizing Ultrathin Copper Nanowires” by Fan Cui, Letian Dou et. al. has been published on Journal of the American Chemical Society.
Professor Ted Sargent from the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at University of Toronto gives the first BASF Chemical Sciences Lectureship talk of the season, titled “Materials and Devices for the Renewable Synthesis of Fuels and Feedstocks.”
German non-profit organization Atlantik-Brücke visits the CARA site at UC Berkeley.
“Teaming together with major universities on the West Coast, BASF Corporation has set up a multidisciplinary research institute with an emphasis on new inorganic material s and their applications, biosciences, and related technologies. The California Research Alliance by BASF (CARA) will bring together BASF experts with researchers from widely varied science and engineering disciplines at […]