About Us

We are an interdisciplinary group of scientists, engineers, and clinicians with broad interests and collaborations around the world. Welcome!

Upcoming Talks

Archive of Previous Talks   Tuesday October 23 (5:40 pm -6:00 pm) Room 102B (Long Beach Convention Center) AVS International Symposium, Long Beach, CA, Sunday 21 – Friday 26, October, 2018 Effects of Dimensionality on the Reactivity of Carboxylic-Acid-Terminated Monolayers Dominic Goronzy, California NanoSystems Institute and Departments of Chemistry & Biochemistry, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA […]


Correspondence regarding these papers can be addressed to Paul S. Weiss. Abstract and cover images remain copyright of the publishers; abstracts (where possible) and abstract images are linked from their sites. 1992 | 1993 | 1994 | 1995 | 1996 | 1997 | 1998 | 1999 | 2000 | 2001 | 2002 | 2003 | 2004 | […]

Million Miles Challenge 2018

Donate or Pledge with us here Welcome to the Alex’s Million Miles fundraising page for the 2018 UCLA Nano Transformers! Every year, an estimated 250,000 new cases of cancer affect children under the age of 20 worldwide. That’s about 700 new kids affected every day. And yet, childhood cancer is vastly and consistently underfunded. Less […]

In the News

Public MyAVS Story AVS 64thInternational Symposium and Exhibition in Tampa Florida (2 May 2018) Botswana Daily News Article on African Materials Research Society Meeting and Vice President Mokgweetsi Masisi (December 2017) Gene Editing Alex Lemonade Stand Fund story Transforming Childhood Cancer Research (22 August 2018) BRAIN EurekAlert story UCLA-led team develops novel system to track brain chemicals (6 September 2018) Science […]

Paul S. Weiss

UC Presidential Chair Distinguished Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry Distinguished Professor of Materials Science & Engineering California NanoSystems Institute 570 Westwood Plaza Building 114 University of California, Los Angeles Los Angeles, CA 90095 USA psw >at< cnsi.ucla.edu +1 (310) 825-0317 +1 (310) 267-4918 fax Google Scholar About Born: 10 October 1959. Married. Three sons. S.B. […]


Collaborators at UCLA Anastassia Alexandrova, UCLA Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry Anne M. Andrews, UCLA Departments of Psychiatry and Chemistry & Biochemistry Andrea Bertozzi, UCLA Department of Mathematics Louis Bouchard, UCLA Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry Gay Crooks, UCLA Departments of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine and Pediatrics Satiro De Oliveira, UCLA Department of Pediatrics Dino […]


Sponsors Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation Hyundai Hope on Wheels National Science Foundation Kavli Foundation National Institutes of Health UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine UCLA Eli & Edith Broad Stem Cell Research Institute Former Sponsors Air Force Office of Scientific Research Army Research Office Air Products Alfred P. Sloan Foundation American Chemical Society, Analytical Chemistry […]


System for Detecting Threshold Phenomena Associated with and/or Atomic or Molecular Spectra of a Substance, P. S. Weiss and S. J. Stranick, U. S. Patent Number 5,268,573 (1993). (Tunable Microwave Frequency AC Scanning Tunneling Microscope). System for Imaging and Detecting Threshold Phenomena Associated with and/or Atomic or Molecular Spectra of a Substance by Reflection of an AC Electrical Signal, P. […]