Commission on Structural Chemistry

Commission web page


  • S. Batten (Chair, Australia)
  • C. Aakeroy (USA)
  • J. Ellena (Brazil)
  • C. Esterhuysen (South Africa)
  • C.W. Lehmann (Germany)
  • A. Nangia (India)
  • S.M. Peng (Taipei)
  • E. Pidcock (UK)
  • G. Resnati (Italy)
  • U. Rychlewska (Poland)


  • A. Bacchi (Italy)
  • W. Bensch (Germany)
  • J. Harada (Japan)
  • F. Lahoz (Spain)
  • P. Mercier (Canada)
To see a graphical representation of former members, click here.

Terms of Reference

The terms of reference for the Commission are:
  • To advise the IUCr on organizing or sponsoring sessions on small-molecule structural analysis at Congresses and conferences.
  • To promote and coordinate scientific exchange between countries in the field of small-molecule structural analysis.
  • To cooperate with the Commissions of the Union on matters dealing with small-molecule structural analysis.
  • To cooperate with other international bodies concerned in small-molecule structural analysis.