University of California, Riverside

Department of Chemistry


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Analytical Seminar
Thu. 9/22/16, 12:10, CS 231
Fu-Sen Liang, U New Mexico

Inorganic Seminar
Fri. 9/23/16, 04:10, CS 231
Prof. Rich Jordan (Chicago)

Phys. Chem. Seminar
Mon. 9/26/16, 04:10, CS 231
Emily and Tianyi (UCR)

Phys. Chem. Seminar
Mon. 10/3/16, 04:10, CS 231
Wenjing and Chad (UCR)

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Department News

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

Passing of Distinguished Professor Robert HaddonPassing of Distinguished Professor Robert Haddon

May 03, 2016

Robert Haddon, Distinguished Professor of Chemistry and Director of the Center for Nanoscale Science & Engineering, passed away April 21, 2016. Dr. Haddon is best known for the prediction and discovery of superconductivity in alkali-metal-doped carbon-60, for his preparation and characterization of a stable crystal of phenalenyl radicals, and for his pioneering research in nanotechnology. He is survived by his wife and two children. Dr. Haddon's friends and family have created the The Robert C. Haddon Memorial Scholarship in his honor. Online contributions to this fund can be made using the "Support the Dept" link on the left hand side of the webpage.  Read Moretest

2016 ACS Division of Organic Chemistry Undergraduate Award2016 ACS Division of Organic Chemistry Undergraduate Award

April 22, 2016

Congratulations to Jack I-Chieh Wang as UCR's recipient of the American Chemical Society Division of Organic Chemistry award. This award is given to one "Outstanding, Senior Organic Chemistry Student" at UCR. Jack carried out his undergraduate research in Prof. Martin's laboratory synthesizing new catalysts, and has also worked in the Department of Biochemistry. Jack is planning to pursue a PhD at Yale University starting in the Fall 2016.  Read Moretest
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Alumni News

Dr. Bohdan Schatschneider Assistant Professor of Chemistry at Cal Poly PomonaDr. Bohdan Schatschneider Assistant Professor of Chemistry at Cal Poly Pomona

December 20, 2015

Dr. Bohdan Schatschneider earned his PhD from UCR in 2008 working with Dr. Chronister on molecular dynamics in molecular crystals under extreme conditions. In his postdoc with Peter Lu he conducted single molecule FRET investigations on HIV protease. In 2009 Bo accepted an assistant professor position at the Penn State Eberly Campus. Bo recently moved to Cal Poly Pomona where his NSF funded research focuses on physicochemical properties of organic materials.  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

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