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Bergman 70th Birthday Symposium to be held June 16

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May 29, 2012

Professor Robert Bergman
Professor Robert Bergman

A symposium in honor of chemistry professor Robert Bergman's 70th birthday will be held on Saturday, June 16, at the Banatao Auditorium, Sutardja Dai Hall. The symposium is open to the public, while related events will require an invitation. For more information, please contact Anneke Runtupalit at or 510-642-2044.

Bergman came to the College of Chemistry in 1977. During his career, Bergman, the Gerald E. K. Branch Distinguished Professor of Chemistry, has mentored more than 200 graduate students, undergraduates and postdocs. He is a member of the National Academy of Sciences and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and has received numerous awards for his research and teaching including the American Chemical Society’s Arthur C. Cope Award and the National Academy’s Award in Chemical Sciences.

More Information

Bergman 70th Birthday Symposium Program (PDF)

Robert Bergman: Man on a mission

Bergman Faculty webpage

Bergman Research Group