University of California, Riverside

Department of Chemistry


Upcoming Events

Organic Seminar
Fri. 11/15/19, 04:00, CS 231
Prof. Josh Figueroa
Prof. Josh Figueroa

Phys. Chem. Seminar
Mon. 11/18/19, 04:00, CS 231
Elucidating Molecular Origins of th
Prof. Matthias Waegele

Organic Seminar
Fri. 11/22/19, 04:00, CS 231
Prof. Federico Rabuffetti
Prof. Federico Rabuffetti

Department Colloquium
Wed. 12/4/19, 04:10, CS 231
Controlling Molecular Assembly and
Professor Gang-yu Liu

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Department News

Dr. Balandin and Dr. Bartels from UCR receive $1.12 million grantDr. Balandin and Dr. Bartels from UCR receive $1.12 million grant

September 03, 2019

Alexander Balandin, a distinguished professor of electrical and computer engineering at UC Riverside and Ludwig Bartels, a professor of chemistry, have received a $1.12 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to conduct data-driven discovery, synthesis, and characterization of a unique new class of materials, referred to as one-dimensional van der Waals bonded solids.   Read Moretest

An alternate theory for what causes Alzheimer's disease An alternate theory for what causes Alzheimer's disease

August 13, 2019

Alzheimer's disease, the most common cause of dementia among the elderly, is characterized by plaques and tangles in the brain, with most efforts at finding a cure focused on these abnormal structures. But a University of California, Riverside, research team has identified alternate chemistry that could account for the various pathologies associated with the disease.  Read Moretest

2017-2018 ACS Student Chapter Awards2017-2018 ACS Student Chapter Awards

June 24, 2019

Congratulations to the Chemistry Club for being selected for the Outstanding Award! For the 2017-2018 academic year, the American Chemical Society received over 400 activity reports. Of the 400+ reports, ACS presented 69 Outstanding, 92 Commendable, and 145 Honorable mention awards. Thank you to the Chemistry Club and Dr. Casselman for making great commitments of time and energy for undergraduate studies in chemistry and education.   Read Moretest

Winners of the 2019 Richard M. Martin Scholarship!Winners of the 2019 Richard M. Martin Scholarship!

June 20, 2019

The Richard M. Martin Scholarship seeks students who have outstanding achievements in chemistry classes, chemistry laboratory research, and demonstrates capacity to contribute to the advancement of knowledge in chemistry. Please congratulate Teressa Benbarka, Ricardo Tolentino, and Yongxian Wu for being selected for the this years Richard M. Martin Scholarship award!test
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Welcome back to UCR Dr. Lingchao Zhu!Welcome back to UCR Dr. Lingchao Zhu!

May 02, 2019

The ACIF welcomes back alumnus Lingchao Zhu (Ph.D. 2013) as the new Academic Coordinate for NMR and Optical Spectroscopy. Lingchao received his Ph.D. in Physics from UCR under the co-direction of Leonid Pryadko in Physics and Len Mueller in Chemistry. After working in the NMR facilities at UW Madison and U Penn, we are excited to have him back in Southern California.test
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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)