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 Universidad de Puerto Rico Nivel Central



Edgardo Rivera Tirado
Edgardo Rivera Tirado

Edgardo Rivera Tirado, Ph.D.

Nuevo Edificio de Ciencias (NEC), Office 103B
Phone: (787)738-2161 (ext.3378)



  • Bachelor of Science (B.S.) Degree in Industrial Chemistry (2002)
    University of Puerto Rico at Humacao

  • Ph.D. Degree in Analytical Chemistry (2007)
    The University of Akron in Ohio

  • Postdoctoral Associate (2007)
    Lubrizol Advanced Materials, Inc., Brecksville, OH

Honors and Awards:

  • Lubrizol Corporation Scholarship in Chemistry (2005-2007).

  • The Dr. Harold G. Cassidy Scholarship in Chemistry (2006).

  • Second Place Award (Poster) in the 23rd Annual Lubrizol Corporation Technical Symposium (2007).

Professional Affiliations:

American Chemistry Society (ACS) and American Society for Mass Spectrometry (ASMS).


  • General Chemistry I and II,

  • Laboratory of General Chemistry I and II

  • Laboratory of Analytical Chemistry

  • Analytical Chemistry

  • Instrumental Analysis and Laboratory of Instrumental Analysis

Research Focus:

Studies that involves the characterization and interactions of drugs currently used for neurological diseases by different analytical techniques such as Chromatography/Mass spectrometry (GC/MS), Gas Chromatography (GC), High Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC), among others.