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"It’s commencement season at UCI and we are so proud of the 2016 graduating class. Whether from Chemistry, Earth System Science, Mathematics or Physics & Astronomy, this year’s 302 Physical Sciences graduates are prepared to address the world’s most pressing problems. These students studied with professors who are not only committed to excellence in teaching but stand at the forefront of research combating climate change, curing cancer..."  Read more.
UCI announces Hellman Fellows for 2016-17
Professor Sergey Pronin received a Hellman Fellowship for his work on the synthesis of systemic insecticides to help secure new control measures for long-standing and emerging threats to human health, such as malaria and Zika fever.
We un-boiled an egg!
UC Irvine chemists have figured out how to unboil egg whites – an innovation that could dramatically reduce costs for cancer treatments, food production and other segments of the $160 billion global biotechnology industry.
Dr. Kenneth C. Janda appointed for second term as dean
"The School of Physical Sciences has thrived under Dean Janda’s leadership. All four of its departments are ranked above 90th percentile by the National Research Council... Dean Janda is committed to inclusive excellence. During his tenure, the school has steadily improved in the recruitment of women and under-represented minority faculty." - Enrique Lavernia, Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor

In the News

The American Chemical Society has named James Nowick, UCI professor and chair of chemistry, to its 2016 class of fellows. He is one of 57...
A team of researchers from the University of California, Irvine and the Shanghai Institute of Organic Chemistry (SIOC) in China has devised a new...

Loh Down on Science

Sandra Tsing Loh shares The Loh Down on the Chemiscope, the cutting edge tool to observe molecules in action. UCI researchers from the Center for Chemistry at the Space-Time Limit (CaSTL) are at the forefront of revolutionizing chemistry.  Check out the 90 second, witty, radio segment below!