Curriculum Vitae

Roy Periana

Roy Periana, PhD

Department of Chemistry

Scripps Research Joint Appointments

Faculty, Graduate Program

Other Joint Appointments

Director, Scripps Energy and Materials Laboratories
Founder and Board Member, Hyconix Inc.


Ph.D. (Organic Chemistry), University of California, Berkeley, 1985
B.S. (Chemistry), University of Michigan, 1979

Professional Experience

2000-2007 Director, USC-Caltech-Chevron Consortium on New Catalysis Technology
2000-2007 Professor of Chemistry, Department of Chemistry and Loker Hydrocarbon Research Institute, University of Southern California
1994-2000 Co-Founder and Vice President of Research, Catalytica Advanced Technologies
1988-1994 Senior Research Fellow and Project Leader, Catalytica, Inc.
1985-1988 Research Specialist, Monsanto Company
1979-1981 Research Chemist, The Dow Chemical Company

Awards & Professional Activities

Co-Founder and Member of Board of Directors, Hyconix, Inc. Chicago, IL
Co-Founder and Member of Board of Directors, Qateomix, Inc. Covina, CA
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) Fellowship, 2007 Topics in Current Chemistry
Volume Editor: C-H Activation, 2005
Seminaire Hors-Ville en Chimie Inorganique, Switzerland, September, 2001
Co-Founder and Vice President, Catalytica Adv. Technologies Inc., Mountain View, CA
Chairman of National ACS Inorganic Symposium in 1999