University of California, Riverside

Department of Chemistry


Upcoming Events

Phys. Chem. Seminar
Mon. 3/30/15, 04:10, CS 231
No Seminar

Kohler Lecture
Wed. 4/1/15, 04:10, Bourns A125
2015 Kohler Lecture
Kevan Shokat

Kohler Lecture
Thu. 4/2/15, 12:10, CS 231
2015 Kohler Lecture
Kevan Shokat



Department News

2014 ACS Division of Inorganic Chemistry Undergraduate Award 2014 ACS Division of Inorganic Chemistry Undergraduate Award

March 10, 2015

Erik Romero was UCR's recipient of the American Chemical Society Undergraduate Award for 2014. Erik carried out his undergraduate research in Prof. Morton's laboratory. Erik's University Honors Program (UHP) thesis was of high quality, embodying not only his research at UCR, but also his work at Los Alamos National Laboratory (supported by a 2013 UCR MARCU* fellowship). Erik is attending UCSD for his chemistry PhD.  Read Moretest

UCR Chemistry Club ACS AwardUCR Chemistry Club ACS Award

December 10, 2014

The UCR Chem Club has been recognized as an honorable mention by the American Chemical Society for the second consecutive year. Student chapters receive special recognition on the basis of their programs and activities. UCR was also recognized as a green chapter due to a successful battery recycling program during the 2013-2014 academic year. Though all of the Chem Club officers should be commended for their efforts, outgoing President Anh Thac and current President Joe Mejia should be given special recognition for their leadership.  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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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)