Charles Gerard Riordan
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
University of Delaware
Newark, DE 19716
2012-, Vice Provost for Research, University of Delaware
2010-2013, Vice Provost for Graduate and Professional Education, University of Delaware
2002-2007, Chair, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Delaware
2001-, Professor, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Delaware
1999-2002, Director of Graduate Studies and Assistant Chair, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Delaware
1997-2001, Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Delaware
1994-1997, Graduate Faculty, Department of Biochemistry, Kansas State University (promotion to Associate Professor with tenure 1997)
1993-1997, Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, Kansas State University
1990-92, Research Associate: University of Chicago under the direction of Professor Jack Halpern. Kinetics, Mechanism and Thermodynamics of Iron-Carbon Bond Dissociation in Organoiron Porphyrin Complexes.
1990, Ph. D. in inorganic chemistry: Texas A&M University. Dissertation Title: "Reactions of Thiols with Low Valent Transition Metals: From Metal(0) Thiol Complexes to Metal(II) Thiolatohydrides" under the direction of Professor Marcetta Y. Darensbourg.
1986, B. A. in chemistry: College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, MA. Senior Project: "Synthesis of Group VI Alkyne Complexes" under the direction of Professor Richard S. Herrick.
Honors, Awards and Professional Recognition:
2010, Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry
2008, Outstanding Doctoral Graduate Advising and Mentoring Award, University of Delaware
2006, Lecturer, Chemistry Promotion Center of the National Science Council of Taiwan
2005, Fellow, Academy of Distinguished Former Students, Texas A&M College of Science
2003, Karcher Lecturer, University of Oklahoma
1994-99, National Science Foundation Young Investigator (NYI).
1990, Sharon Dabney Memorial Graduate Research Award sponsored by Phi Lambda Upsilon, Texas A&M University.
1990, Department of Chemistry Inorganic Research Award sponsored by the ACS, Texas A&M University.
1988-89, Arthur E. Martell Travel Grant Award; Texas A&M University.
1988-89, Phi Lambda Upsilon Travel Grant Award; Texas A&M University.
1986, American Institute of Chemists Award; College of the Holy Cross.
Professional Societies and Service:
2008-10, Editorial Advisory Board, Journal of Biological Inorganic Chemistry
2007-12, Editorial Board, Dalton Transactions
2007-09, Editorial Advisory Board, Current Chemical Biology
2000-02, Editorial Advisory Board, Inorganic Chemistry
National Science Foundation Review Panels - 1997 CAREER Awards; 1998 NATO Fellowships
National Institutes of Health: Ad hoc member, Metallobiochemistry Study Section 2000, 2001, 2002; MSF-A, 2005: Regular member MSF-A 2006-2010; Chair, 2007-2010.
American Chemical Society
2002, Chair-Elect, Bioinorganic Subdivision, Division of Inorganic Chemistry (Chair in 2003)
1995, Chair, Kansas State Section
1994, Vice-Chair, Kansas State Section
ACS Symposia Chaired
2011, ACS National Meeting, Anaheim, co-organizer (with Prof. J. Figueroa) “Recent Advances in Strucutral and Main Group Organometallic Chemistry ”
2003, ACS National Meeting, New Orleans, LA, Chair (with Prof. T. Brunold) “Bioorganometallic
2000, ACS National Meeting, Washington, DC, Chair (with Prof. J. Mayer) Symposium “Reactions of Radicals with Metal Ions”
2000, Mid-Atlantic Regional ACS Meeting, Inorganic Program Chair
1995, ACS National Meeting, Anaheim, CA, Chair (with Dr. D. Riley) Symposium “Honoring the ACS Inorganic Distinguished Service and Organometallic Award Recipients ”
2004, 4th International Conference on Coordination Chemistry (ICCC), Organizing Committee Member
2008, International Symposium on Bioorganometallic Chemistry (ISBOMC’08), Local Organizing Committee Member
Society of Biological
Inorganic Chemistry (SBIC)
2007-2011, Secretary, Council Member; Secretary-Elect, 2006
American Institute of Chemists
Phi Lambda Upsilon
1988-90, President, Beta Beta Chapter, Phi Lambda Upsilon National Chemistry Honor Society, Texas A&M University
American Association for the Advancement of Science
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