University of California, Riverside

Department of Chemistry


Upcoming Events

Analytical Seminar
Thu. 2/16/17, 12:10, CS 231

Jianghong Rao (Stanford)

Analytical Seminar
Thu. 2/23/17, 12:10, CS 231

NJ Tao (Arizona State)

Inorganic Seminar
Fri. 3/31/17, 04:10, CS 231
Natalie Fey, University of Bristol

Analytical Seminar
Thu. 4/6/17, 12:10, CS 231

Prof. Lisa Holland from Western Vir

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Department News

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

Prof. Beran receives 2016 Emerging Technologies AwardProf. Beran receives 2016 Emerging Technologies Award

September 01, 2016

Professor Greg Beran was awarded the 2016 Emerging Technologies Award from the Computers in Chemistry division of the American Chemical Society at the Fall national meeting in Philadelphia. The award recognizes his group's development of accurate and computationally affordable techniques for predicting chemical shifts in molecular crystals for NMR crystallography and "the impact that the research will have on the future of computational chemistry and allied sciences."  Read Moretest

ACS Meeting Alumni Reception Aug 24ACS Meeting Alumni Reception Aug 24

August 16, 2016

UCR will be hosting an alumni reception during the ACS conference on Wednesday, August 24 from 5:30-7:30 in downtown Philadelphia at Square 1682, 121 South 17th Street. The event is free and details are provided upon registration at the following link: All current and past students, postdocs, alumni and friends of UCR are invited to join us. We look forward to sharing food, drink, UCR stories and chemistry with you!  Read Moretest

UCR Chemistry Ranked 42nd WorldwideUCR Chemistry Ranked 42nd Worldwide

May 24, 2016

The UCR Chemistry Program has been ranked 42nd world wide by TheBestSchools.Org. The ranking cites the breadth of major research areas, facilities, and instrumentation, and the success of graduates.  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

Department Information

Department of Chemistry
Chemical Sciences
501 Big Springs Road

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