Message from Chair Scott D. Rychnovsky
Welcome to the UCI Department of Chemistry! Located in sunny Orange County, just minutes from the beautiful beaches of Southern California, our department is one of the nation's largest producers of graduates with B.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Chemistry. We have a commitment to excellence in research and instruction, and our faculty members have won numerous awards. Our research programs range from investigating the chemistry of the Earth's atmosphere to visualizing individual molecules. Our friendly and collegial environment provides an excellent climate for research students to pursue their studies.