University of California, Riverside

Department of Chemistry


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Department Colloquium
Wed. 2/22/17, 04:10, BRNHL A125
Solar Energy Conversion through Dye
Jerry Meyer (Chapel)

Analytical Seminar
Thu. 2/23/17, 12:10, CS 231
Mechanistic Basis of Mammalian DNA
Jikui Song (UCR)

Organic Seminar
Fri. 2/24/17, 04:10, CS 231
Matthias Beller (Katalyse)

Phys. Chem. Seminar
Mon. 2/27/17, 04:10, CS 231
Ge and Wanli (UCR)

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Department News

Prof. Pirrung Named National Academy of Inventors FellowProf. Pirrung Named National Academy of Inventors Fellow

December 20, 2016

Michael Pirrung, a distinguished professor of chemistry at the University of California, Riverside, has been named one of the new 175 fellows of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI). Pirrung is an organic chemist with research in the areas of chemical biology, synthesis, and nucleic acids. He is a pioneer in the field of microarrays, which have important biological applications in genomics and helped usher in public genetic testing technologies.  Read Moretest

Yadong Yin - NML Researcher Award 2016Yadong Yin - NML Researcher Award 2016

December 14, 2016

Professor Yadong Yin was chosen as one of the recipients of the NML Researcher Award 2016 by the journal of Nano-Micro Letters in partnership with the Nature Research Society. The NML Researcher Award is established to recognize research excellence in the field of nano and micro science, with special consideration to those who have continuously made outstanding contributions to the development of science in last three years.  Read Moretest

Prof. Dave Martin - Thieme Chemistry Journal AwardeeProf. Dave Martin - Thieme Chemistry Journal Awardee

December 12, 2016

Professor Dave Martin was chosen by the editorial boards of Synlett, Synthesis, and Synfacts as one of the Thieme Chemistry Journal Awardees for 2017. Awardees are described as promising young Professors near the beginning of their career. Each year a number of Professors are chosen to receive free print and electronic subscriptions of all three journals as a gesture of encouragement. Details about Professor Martin's research are available on the Martin Research Group website.  Read Moretest

Prof. Zaera Highlighted in the ACS C&E NewsProf. Zaera Highlighted in the ACS C&E News

September 02, 2016

Professor Francisco Zaera's presentation at the recent National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, held in Philadelphia between August 21-25, 2016, was highlighted in the latest issue of Chemical and Engineering News. In an invited talk at the "In Situ and Operando Spectroscopy and of Catalysts" symposium of the Catalysis Division, he discussed the results from a collaborative project with Professor Yadong Yin where they used novel yolk-shell nanostructure made out of gold nanoparticles embedded in titania shells to promote catalytic oxidation reactions at cryogenic temperatures.  Read Moretest
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Alumni News

Dr. Jessy Lemieux - Assistant Professor at San Bernardino Valley CollegeDr. Jessy Lemieux - Assistant Professor at San Bernardino Valley College

September 23, 2016

Jessy Lemieux earned his PhD at UC-Riverside performing experimental studies on thermal decomposition kinetics of molecules relevant to combustion and semiconductor chemical vapor deposition processes in the research group of Dr. Jingsong Zhang. Jessy is a passionate educator who was twice recognized as Teaching Assistant of the Year in the UCR Chemistry Department and now is an Assistant Professor of Chemistry at San Bernardino Valley College since 2015 where he teaches Introductory and Organic Chemistry.  Read Moretest
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University of California, Riverside
900 University Ave.
Riverside, CA 92521
Tel: (951) 827-1012

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Department of Chemistry
Chemical Sciences
501 Big Springs Road

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