Professor of Chemistry, Department of Chemistry; Executive Associate Dean, College of Chemistry at University of California, Berkeley
Richmond Sarpong is a Professor of Chemistry at the University of California Berkeley (2004–Present) where he and his group specialize in synthetic organic chemistry. Richmond completed his undergraduate studies at Macalester College in St. Paul, MN and his graduate work was carried out with Prof. Martin Semmelhack at Princeton. He conducted postdoctoral studies at Caltech with Prof. Brian Stoltz. At Berkeley, Richmond’s laboratory focuses on the synthesis of bioactive complex organic molecules using computer-assisted strategies that may contribute to more efficient ways to prepare bioactive compounds.