University of California, Riverside

Department of Chemistry


Upcoming Events

Analytical Seminar
Thu. 9/24/15, 12:10, CS 231
Profs. Genereux & Julian (UCR)

Organic Seminar
Fri. 9/25/15, 04:10, CS 231
Neither Industry Nor Academia: Rese
Mitchell Anstey (Sandia Lab)

Analytical Seminar
Thu. 10/1/15, 12:10, CS 231
Profs. Ai & Zhong (UCR)



Department News

UCR Chemistry ranked 41st World WideUCR Chemistry ranked 41st World Wide

September 03, 2015

UCR Chemistry is ranked 41st in the Academic Rankings of World Universities for 2015. This result is an improvement from 47th in 2014, which itself was an improvement from 51-75 in 2012 & 2013. ARWU uses six indicators, including - the number of highly cited researchers, and per capita performance. More than 1200 universities are ranked by ARWU every year.  Read Moretest

UCR Chemistry ranked 26th in US by Nature IndexUCR Chemistry ranked 26th in US by Nature Index

September 02, 2015

UCR Chemistry ranks 26th in the US in the Nature Index, which tracks the number of high-quality scientific articles (updated monthly). The ranking is based on a composite total, which further highlights the strength of our program. The link to the searchable Nature Index tool is found on the following link (input USA/Academic/Chemistry/FC).  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)