University of California, Riverside

Department of Chemistry


Upcoming Events

Department Colloquium
Wed. 11/12/14, 04:10, Bourns

David Schultz (NC State)

Analytical Seminar
Thu. 1/22/15, 12:10, CS 231

Jiantao Guo, U Nebraska

Department Colloquium
Wed. 2/18/15, 04:10, BRNHL A125

Mitch Smith (Michigan State)




Department News

Professor Millar receives the ISCE career achievement awardProfessor Millar receives the ISCE career achievement award

July 22, 2014

Professor Jocelyn Millar, cooperating faculty member in the Department of Chemistry, has been awarded the Silver Medal for career achievement by the International Society of Chemical Ecology.  Read Moretest

Dr. Eichler has received the 2013-14 Univeristy Honors Program Professor of the Year AwardDr. Eichler has received the 2013-14 Univeristy Honors Program Professor of the Year Award

July 09, 2014

Dr. Jack Eichler was named Univeristy Honors Program Professor of the Year for 2013-14 for his exceptional teaching of honors general chemistry. Last year Dr. Eichler also received the 2013 UCR Innovative Teaching Award for the development of pedagogies for improving engagement in large enrollment courses.  Read Moretest

Solar Energy Gets a BoostSolar Energy Gets a Boost

July 08, 2014

A perspective article published last month by University of California, Riverside chemists in the Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters was selected as an Editors Choice-an honor only a handful of research papers receive. The perspective reviews the chemists' work on "singlet fission" a process in which a single photon generates a pair of excited states. This 1->2 conversion process, as it is known, has the potential to boost solar cell efficiency by as much as 30 percent.   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)