Scholars of Distinction

UCR's world-class faculty members and scholars conduct cutting-edge research and provide an unparalleled academic experience for students who have a wide-range of opportunities to participate in research. Our faculty members are consistently recognized with major international, national, and field specific awards. Click through the links below to learn more about some of their accomplishments.

Dr. Barish and Dr. Schrock


Nobel Laureates

UCR is proud to have two Nobel Laureates, Dr. Barry Barish and Dr. Richard Schrock, on the faculty.

Julia Bailey-Serres


National Academies Members

Numerous National Academies and American Academy members serve on UCR's faculty.


NSF Awardees July 2017



UCR has more active NSF CAREER Awards than any other UC campus.

Learn more about the awardees