Kenneth C. Janda

UCI named ‘top rising star’ by Nature Index

The Nature Index has identified UCI as the most improved institution in North America in terms of the number of papers published in high-quality journals between 2015 and 2017. The index, launched in 2014, is a database of author affiliations and institutional relationships that tracks contributions to research articles appearing in natural science publications. In […]

Ken Janda

Ken Janda named to second 5-year term as dean

Kenneth C. Janda has been appointed to a second five-year term as dean of the UCI School of Physical Sciences, effective July 1. The announcement came from Provost & Executive Vice Chancellor Enrique Lavernia. During the last five years, the school has continued to climb in rankings and attract outstanding new faculty and graduate students, and […]

NIH funding will support graduate students in ‘gateway’ year of systems biology Ph.D. program

The National Institutes of Health has awarded UCI $1.2 million to fund graduate students in the mathematical & computational biology “gateway” year into the Ph.D. program.

Professor James Nowick

A global ‘gift’

UCI’s free, online chemistry lectures open the classroom doors to all

Larry Overman

Molecular mix master

Chemist Larry Overman, who helped develop the acclaimed department, loves teaching as much as reassembling molecules.

Ken Janda

Good chemistry

New physical sciences dean Ken Janda brings pride, optimism and 20 years’ of experience to the post.

Kenneth C. Janda and Joel Rivera

One unlikely pair leads to another: fire and ice

Dean Ken Janda and undergrad work together on novel research.

Bringing good chemistry to Academic Senate

Ken Janda is new leader of Irvine division