Prof. Yves Rubin

607 Charles Young Dr East

University of California, Los Angeles

Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

Los Angeles, CA 90095-1569

Telephone:  (310) 206-2338              FAX:  (310) 825-0767

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Postdoctoral Research (with Swiss National Science Foundation Fellowship)

Columbia University, New York                                                       1991–1992

Research Advisor:  Professor Ronald Breslow


University of California, Los Angeles                                              1987–1991

Research Advisor:  Professor François Diederich

Undergraduate Diploma

University of Fribourg, Switzerland                                                 1983–1987

Research Advisors:  Professors Albert Gossauer,

Alexander von Zelewsky, and Reinhardt Neier

Professional Positions:

Full Professor                            University of California, Los Angeles                         2001–present

Associate Professor                University of California, Los Angeles                         1998–2001

Assistant Professor                 University of California, Los Angeles                         1992–1998

Honors and Awards:

Glenn T. Seaborg Award (UCLA), 2002

– Herbert Newby McCoy Award, 1999

Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellow, 1998

Ruzicka Prize (National Prize for a Young Swiss Chemist), 1997

NSF Young Investigator Award (NYI), 1994

Arnold and Mabel Beckman Young Investigator Award, 1994

– UCLA Faculty Career Development Award, 1994

Camille and Henry Dreyfus New Faculty Award, 1992

Swiss National Science Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship, 1991-1992

– Saul Winstein Dissertation Award, 1990

– Products Research Corporation Research Award, 1989

– UCLA Departmental Teaching Assistant Award, 1989