University of California, Riverside

Department of Chemistry


Upcoming Events

Analytical Seminar
Mon. 5/1/17, 09:30, CS 229
Therapeutic Carbon Monoxide
Prof. Binghe Wang

Phys. Chem. Seminar
Mon. 5/1/17, 04:10, CS 231
How Do Ribozymes Fold?
Prof. Dave Thirumalai, U of Texas-A

Department Colloquium
Wed. 5/3/17, 04:10, BRNHL A125
Prof. Richard Kaner, UCLA

Inorganic Seminar
Fri. 5/5/17, 04:10, CS 231
Prof. Garret Miyake, University of

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Robert C. Haddon Memorial Symposium - April 7, 2017, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.Robert C. Haddon Memorial Symposium - April 7, 2017, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

March 20, 2017

Robert C. Haddon Memorial Symposium will be held on April 7, 2017, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. (reception to follow). RSVP by March 30 by email ( or call (951) 827-5089. Location: UC Riverside - Winston Chung Hall 205/206 (Parking available in Lot 13).  Read Moretest

Ming Lee Tang - Sloan Research Fellowship AwardMing Lee Tang - Sloan Research Fellowship Award

March 12, 2017

Ming Lee Tang has been awarded a Sloan Research Fellowship for her research with nanoparticles that could have a strong impact on the solar power industry and biomedical fields. Awarded annually since 1955, Sloan Research Fellowships honor early-career scientists and scholars whose achievements and potential identify them as rising stars, the next generation of scientific leaders. The two-year, $60,000 fellowships are awarded yearly to 126 researchers.  Read Moretest

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
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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)