Chemistry Faculty

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Bancroft, Senetta F., Assistant Professor, Ph.D., University of Akron, 2014; 2016. Chemical education, science teaching methods, science teacher beliefs, and STEM student persistence in higher education.

Deria, Pravas, Associate Professor, Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania, 2009; 2015. Inorganic chemistry, materials chemistry, synthetic chemistry, spectroscopy of self-assembled materials, chemical and electrochemical catalysis.

Du, Zhihua, Associate Professor, Ph.D., University of Texas Austin, 1997; 2009. Structural biology, NMR and X-ray crystallography, synthetic biology, bioinformatics.

Gagnon, Keith T., Associate Professor, Ph.D., North Carolina State University, 2007; 2014. Biochemistry of nucleic acids, RNA and DNA-protein interactions in biology and disease.

Gao, Yong, Associate Professor, Ph.D., University of Alberta, 1998; 2000. Bio-organic chemistry, medicinal chemistry, biomaterials.

Ge, Qingfeng, Professor, Distinguished Scholar, and Chair, Ph.D., Tianjing University, 1991; 2003. Physical/materials chemistry, computational chemistry, surface science, kinetics and catalysis, catalysis for environment and energy.

Goodson, Boyd M., Professor and Distinguished Scholar, Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, 1999; 2002. Structure and dynamics of molecules and proteins, optical/nuclear double resonance, NMR and MRI, quantum computation.

Hou, Yuqing, Research Assistant Professor, Ph.D., Southern Illinois University Carbondale, 1997; 1998.

Kinsel, Gary R., Professor, Ph.D., University of Colorado Boulder, 1989; 2005. Analytical chemistry, MALDI and ESI mass spectrometry, RF plasmapolymers, biomaterials, proteomics, microfluidics, surface analysis.

Kohli, Punit, Professor, Ph.D., Michigan State University, 2000; 2004. Bionanoscience, transport through nanotubes, materials and surface chemistry.

McCarroll, Matthew E., Professor, Ph.D., University of Idaho, 1998; 2000. Analytical, molecular spectroscopy, fluorescence sensors, chiral and molecular recognition, capillary electrophoresis.

Moran, Sean D., Assistant Professor, Ph.D., Columbia University, 2008; 2014. Biophysical chemistry, biomolecular dynamics, and ultrafast infrared spectroscopy.

Plunkett, Kyle, Professor, Ph.D., University of Illinois, 2005; 2010. Organic chemistry, polymers, organic electronic materials, surface chemistry.

Shamsi, Mohtashim H., Associate Professor, Ph.D., University of Toronto, 2012; 2015. Electroanalytical chemistry, biosensors; microfluidics, printing based device fabrication.

Suni, Ian I., Professor, Ph.D., Harvard University, 1992; 2013. Electrochemistry, including applications to biosensing, thin film growth, nonomaterials, and corrosion.

Wang, Lichang, Professor, Ph.D., University of Copenhagen, 1993; 2001. Physical, theoretical/computational chemistry, transition metal nanoparticles, organic photoelectronic materials, polymers, and biomolecules.

Emeriti Faculty

Bausch, Mark J., Associate Professor, Emeritus, Ph.D., Northwestern University, 1982; 1987. 

Davis, Joe M., Professor, Emeritus, Ph.D., University of Utah, 1985; 1987.

Koropchak, John A., Professor, Emeritus, Ph.D., University of Georgia, 1980; 1984.

Koster, David F., Professor, Emeritus, Ph.D., Texas A&M University, 1965; 1967.

Smith, Gerard V., Professor, Emeritus, Ph.D., University of Arkansas, 1959; 1966.

Tyrrell, James, Professor, Emeritus, Ph.D., University of Glasgow, 1963; 1967.