Eric Scerri

Instructional Faculty in Chemistry, University of California, Los Angeles

Eric Scerri, PhD, lectures in chemistry at UCLA. He received his bachelor of science degree from Westfield College, the King's College London, his MPhil from the University of Southampton and his PhD from King’s College London.

He is the founder and editor-in-chief of Foundations of Chemistry, a triannual peer-reviewed academic journal.

Scerri is widely acknowledged as a leading authority on the Periodic Table, appearing in the PBS documentary The Mystery of Matter. Scerri is a highly influential chemist, but also a noted historian and philosopher of chemistry.

See his article at Inflection: ”Meyer or Mendeleeve? Who created the periodic table? Interviews with Eric Scerri