Dr. Brian Berry

Berry, BrianOrganic Chemistry/Materials Chemistry

Contact Information

Office Location: SCLB 477
Office Phone: 501-683-7125
E-mail: bcberry@ualr.edu

Teaching Interests

Organic Chemistry

Research Interests

  • Polymer-tethered nanoparticles
  • Photoactive nanoparticles
  • Zone annealing block copolymers

UA-Little Rock Appointments

  • Vice Provost for Research and Dean of the Graduate School (2019-present)
  • Chair of Chemistry Department (2016-2019)
  • Assistant Professor (2008–present)


  • National Research Council Postdoctoral Fellow, National Institute of Standards and Technology (Gaithersburg, MD)
  • PhD in Applied Science/Chemistry, University of Arkansas at Little Rock (Little Rock, AR)
  • BA in Chemistry, University of Arkansas at Little Rock (Little Rock, AR)

Awards and Honors

  • Central Arkansas ACS Professor of the Year (2010)
  • National Research Council Postdoctoral Fellowship (2006)
  • Outstanding Graduating Ph.D. Student (2004)
  • Departmental Research Award (2002)
  • UALR Departamental Teaching Assistant of the Year (2001)
  • UALR Departmental Research Award (2001)
  • UALR Departmental Teaching Assistant of the Year (2000)
  • UALR Departmental Research Award (2000)

Recent Publications

  • Hudson, M. K., Yousef, M. A., & Berry, B. C. (2018, September). Study on the Compatibility of Azo-Tetrazolate High Energy Materials Using DSC. Springer, 133(3), 1481-1490.
  • Ordónez, P. E., Quave, C. L., Reynolds, W. F., Varughese, K. I., Berry, B. C., Breen, P. J., Malagón, O., Vidari, G., Smeltzer, M. S., & Compadre, C. M. (2016). Corrigendum to” Sesquiterpene lactones from Gynoxys verrucosa and their anti-MRSA activity”[J. Ethnopharmacol. 137 (2011) 1055-1059]. 186, 392.
  • Al-Dainy, G. A., Bourdo, S. E., Saini, V., Berry, B. C., & Biris, A. S. (2016). Hybrid perovskite photovoltaic devices: Properties, architecture and fabrication methods.
  • Samant, S., Strzalka, J., Yager, K. G., Kisslinger, K., Grolman, D., Basutkar, M., Salunke, N., Singh, G., Berry, B. C., & Karim, A. (2016). Ordering pathway of block copolymers under dynamic thermal gradients studied by in situ GISAXS. American Chemical Society, 49(22), 8633–8642.
  • Zhang, R., Lee, B., Bockstaller, M. R., Al-Enizi, A. M., Elzatahry, A., Berry, B. C., & Karim, A. (2016). Soft-shear induced phase-separated nanoparticle string-structures in polymer thin films. The Royal Society of Chemistry, 186, 31–4
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