University of California, Riverside

Department of Chemistry


Upcoming Events

Analytical Seminar
Thu. 3/5/15, 12:10, CS 231
Tracking climate-relevant changes
Lelia Hawkins (Harvey Mudd)

Organic Seminar
Fri. 3/6/15, 04:10, CS 231
Dan Clark (Syracuse)

Phys. Chem. Seminar
Mon. 3/9/15, 04:10, CS 231
Pritam (UCR)




Department News

UCR Chemistry Club ACS AwardUCR Chemistry Club ACS Award

December 10, 2014

The UCR Chem Club has been recognized as an honorable mention by the American Chemical Society for the second consecutive year. Student chapters receive special recognition on the basis of their programs and activities. UCR was also recognized as a green chapter due to a successful battery recycling program during the 2013-2014 academic year. Though all of the Chem Club officers should be commended for their efforts, outgoing President Anh Thac and current President Joe Mejia should be given special recognition for their leadership.  Read Moretest

Formulating New Treatments for Kidney CancerFormulating New Treatments for Kidney Cancer

November 24, 2014

Michael Pirrung's work preparing complex organic molecules has a whole host of potential applications, from creating flavors and fragrances, to providing new life-saving cancer and HIV treatments. By inhibiting the proteasome, a huge molecular machine found in each cell, his research has developed a promising new compound for treating kidney cancer.  Read Moretest
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Alumni News

Dr. Patrick Dunne (UCR Chemistry BS 1964)Dr. Patrick Dunne (UCR Chemistry BS 1964)

March 31, 2014

Patrick Dunne, Ph.D., Retired Senior Advisor in Advanced Processing and Nutritional Biochemistry for the Department of Defense Combat Feeding Directorate at the U.S. Army Research Center, has received the 2014 Nicholas Appert Award for his leadership in focused research in advanced food processing that has led to transition to new processing technologies, such as high pressure processing, pulsed electric field processing, and microwave sterilization to move from laboratory research to industrial adoption and production of improved food products.  Read Moretest
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General Campus Information

University of California, Riverside
900 University Ave.
Riverside, CA 92521
Tel: (951) 827-1012

Department Information

Department of Chemistry
Chemical Sciences
501 Big Springs Road

Tel: (951) 827-3789 (Chair's Assistant)
Fax: (951) 827-2435 (confidential)