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Francisco Zaera

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Caracas, Venezuela, May 11, 1958
U.S.A.
Department of Chemistry
University of California, Riverside
Riverside, California 92521, USA
1 (951) 827-5498 (Office)
1 (951) 827-5736 (Laboratory)
1 (951) 827-3962 (Direct)
1 (951) 827-4713 (Department)
zaera@ucr.edu

Education

3. Ph.D. in Chemistry
University of California, Berkeley
Research Area: Heterogeneous Catalysis/Surface Science
(Prof. G. A. Somorjai, Advisor).
12/84
2. Licenciated in Chemistry
Simón Bolívar University, Caracas, Venezuela
Research Area:  Theoretical  Physical Chemistry/Kinetics
(Prof. I. Rusinek, Advisor).
7/79
1. Certificate in Methodology of University Teaching
Open University Division, Simón Bolívar University
Caracas, Venezuela.
8/76

Professional Experience

11. Professor
Department of Chemistry, University of California, Riverside.
7/95 -
present
10. Consultant
Mexican Institute of Petroleum, Mexico City, Mexico
11/01 - 10/03
9. Consultant
INTEVEP, Los Teques, Venezuela.
6/93 -
5/98
8. Associate Professor
Department of Chemistry, University of California, Riverside.
7/91 -
6/95
7. Visiting Professor
Centro de Química, IVIC, Caracas, Venezuela.
5/93 -
9/93
6. Assistant Professor
Department of Chemistry, University of California, Riverside.
1/87 -
6/91
5. Assistant Chemist
NSLS Department, Brookhaven National Laboratory.
9/84 -
12/86
4. Research and Teaching Assistant
Department of Chemistry, University of California, Berkeley.
9/80 -
9/84
3. Instructing Professor
Department of Chemistry, Simón Bolívar University
Caracas, Venezuela.
9/79 -
8/80
2. Research and Teaching  Assistant
Department of Chemistry and Laboratory B
Simón Bolívar University, Caracas, Venezuela.
4/78 -
9/79
1. Teaching Assistant
Department of Mathematics, Open University Division
Simón Bolívar University, Caracas, Venezuela.
9/75 -
9/78

Awards

8.
American Vacuum Society Fellow.
2005
7.
Humboldt Research Award for Senior U.S. Scientist.
2004
6.
Paul H. Emmett Award in Fundamental Catalysis of the
North American Catalysis Society
.
2003
5. American Association for the Advancement of Science Fellow. 2001
4. ACS George A. Olah Award in Hydrocarbon or Petroleum Chemistry. 2001
3. Union Carbide Innovation Recognition Program Award. 1994,
1995
2. Gran Mariscal de Ayacucho Visiting Professorship. 1993
1. CEPET Scholarship. 1980 -
1984

Associations

11.
Chair
American Chemical Society, COLL Division.
2007
10.
Chair Elected
American Chemical Society, COLL Division.
2006
9.
Vice-Chair
American Chemical Society, COLL Division.
2005
8. Treasurer
American Chemical Society, COLL Division.
1997,
1998
7. Member
American Chemical Society.
1980 -
present
6. President
California Catalysis Society.
1991 -
1992
5. Secretary-Treasurer
California Catalysis Society.
1990 -
1991
4. Member
California Catalysis Society.
1980 -
present
3. Member
North American Catalysis Society.
1980 -
present
2. Member and Fellow
American Vacuum Society.
1980 -
present
1.
Member and Fellow
American Association for the Advancement of Science.
2001 -
present

Others

10. Senior Editor
The Journal of Physical Chemistry.
2007 -
present
9. Editor
The Journal of Molecular Catalysis A: Chemical.
1998 -
2007
8. Member of the Advisory Board
Topics in Catalysis
2004 -
present
7. Member of the Advisory Board
Catalysis Letters
2004 -
present
6. Associate Editor
The Encyclopedia of Chemical Physics and Physical Chemistry IOPP.
1998 -
2001
5. Guest Editor (Special Issue Honoring Prof. G. A. Somorjai)
The Journal of Physical Chemistry.
2000
4. Member of the Editorial Board
Langmuir.
1993 -
1998
3. Presented over 140 Invited Talks.
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2. Published over 220 Papers.
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1. Organized 17 Conferences and Symposia.
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 Last modified February 21, 2007