B. S. University of Michigan, 1979; Ph.D. University of California, Berkeley, 1985, Ph.D. advisor: Robert G. Bergman; Previously worked at Dow Chemical company, Monsanto Company in Missouri, Catalytica, Catalytica Advanced Technologies, SRI International and an Associate Professor at the University of Southern California's Loker Hydrocarbon Research Institute. Currently he is a Professor of chemistry at the Scripps Research Institute and Director of the Scripps Energy Laboratories.
Some of his notable achievements include:
Chairman of National ACS Inorganic Symposium in 1999
Keynote Speaker at the 1998, Bloomberg Conference on Energy
Keynote Speaker at 1998, Zimmerman Organometallic Workshop
Founder and Research Director, Catalytica Advanced Technologies, Inc.
Publications in Science (1993, 1998 & 2003). Wide coverage in various media: C&E News, Wall Street Journal, New York Times, etc.
Invited Speaker at 1993, 1997 and 1999 Gordon Organometallic and Inorganic Reaction Mechanisms Conferences
Achievement Award, Monsanto Company, 1987 and 1988
Graduate Scholastic Honor Society, U.C. Berkeley, 1983 - 1985
Roy A. Periana
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