Robert Neuman
Robert C. Neuman, Jr.
Professor of Chemistry, emeritus
University of California, Riverside

Academic Positions
Professor of Chemistry, emeritus, UCR, 1998-present
Professor, on recall part-time, UCSB, 2000-2008
Professor of Chemistry, UCR, 1972-1998
Associate Professor of Chemistry, UCR, 1968-1972
Visiting Associate Professor, Princeton University, 1971-1972
Assistant Professor of Chemistry, UCR, 1963-1968
NSF Postdoctoral Fellow, Columbia University, 1962-1963

Ph.D., Organic Chemistry, 1963, California Institute of Technology
B.S., Chemistry, 1959, University of California, Los Angeles

Professional Societies
American Chemical Society
Omicron Delta Kappa
Phi Lambda Upsilon
Sigma Xi

Fellowships and Awards
UCR Academic Senate Distinguished Teaching Award, 1998
Who's Who Among America's Teachers, 1998
UCR Panhellenic Teacher of the Year, 1993
NIH Special Research Fellowship, 1971-1972
University of California Summer Faculty Fellowship, 1964
NSF Postdoctoral Fellowship, 1962-1963
NIH Predoctoral Fellowship, 1960-1962
NSF Summer Fellowship, 1960

Physical-Organic Chemistry, Mechanisms of Free Radical Reactions,  Effects of Pressure on Organic Reactions, NMR Studies of Hindered Rotation about C-N Bonds, Solvent Effects on Radical Reactions, Molecular Structure Calculations. 62 research publications in scholarly journals, 43 research papers presented at meetings, and 53 invited research seminars.

Undergraduate courses in Organic Chemistry, General Chemistry, Chemistry for Non-science Majors, and Organic Qualitative Analysis.  Graduate courses in Mechanistic and Physical Organic Chemistry, Kinetics, and Organic Spectrometry.  Undergraduate texts include this text and "Concepts of Chemistry" (to accompany the course Chemistry for Non-Science Majors).

University and Public Service
Chair, Vice-Chair, Graduate Advisor, and Undergraduate Advisor, UCR Chemistry Department.  Acting Chair, UCR Academic Senate, as well as chair and/or member of major Senate committees.  Chair, Past-Chair, and Program Chair, San Gorgonio Section, ACS.  Member, Executive Committee, Los Padres Section, ACS.  Member (Violin/Viola) of the UCR Symphony Orchestra, Redlands Community Orchestra, Riverside City College Orchestra, and Santa Barbara City College Orchestra.
Bob Neuman
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