Roberto A. Garza

Pomona College, USA

Roberto A. Garza is a Faculty Member of the Chemistry Department of the Pomona College (founding institution of the Claremont Colleges in Claremont, Calif, USA). He is a Full Professor of physical chemistry and computational chemistry. His area of expertise is in statistical thermodynamics, diffusion-controlled reaction processes in fractal and Euclidean architectures and random walks in chemistry. He was the first faculty exchange between the Pomona College and the Cambridge University (Downing College) and has been a Visiting Scholar in the lab of Professor Richard Zare at the Stanford University, the lab of Nobel Laureate Ahmed Zewail at Caltech, and the lab of Professor Andy McCammon at UCSD and established collaborations with other institutions in Chicago and Harvard. He translated into Spanish the autobiography of Professor Ahmed Zewail, Voyage through Time. Random Walk of Life to the Nobel Prize (Viaje a Través del Tiempo. Senderos Hacia El Premio Nobel, published in the Fondo de Cultura Económica). He is the coauthor of more than two dozens of papers in statistical thermodynamics.

Biography Updated on 17 October 2011

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