Faculty Profiles

Faculty

william s jenks
Department Chair
  • Organic and Bioorganic
Areas of Expertise:
Chemistry Reactive Intermediates, Computational Organic Chemistry, Environmental Photochemistry, Photochemistry, Physical Organic Chemistry
george a kraus
University Professor
  • Organic and Bioorganic
Areas of Expertise:
Biorenewable Chemicals from Lignin, Green Chemistry, Organic Synthesis
Junqi Li
Assistant Professor
  • Organic and Bioorganic
Areas of Expertise:
Molecular editing with transition-metal catalysis and organocatalysis
levi stanley
Associate Professor
  • Organic and Bioorganic
Areas of Expertise:
Asymmetric Synthesis, Catalysis, Organic Chemistry, Organometallics, Synthetic Methodology, Synthetic Organic Chemistry
brett vanveller
Associate Professor
  • Organic and Bioorganic
Areas of Expertise:
Organic and Bioorganic Chemistry, Physical Organic Chemistry, Photochemistry, Peptide Chemistry
arthur winter
Professor
  • Organic and Bioorganic
Areas of Expertise:
Bioorganic Chemistry, Computational Chemistry, Organic Materials, Organic Synthesis, Physical Organic Chemistry, Time-resolved Spectroscopy
Yan Zhao
Professor
  • Organic and Bioorganic
Areas of Expertise:
Biomaterials, Catalysis, biomimetic polymers, Biomass Conversion, Organic Synthesis, Fluorescent Sensing, Supramolecular chemistry, Nanoscience

Emeritus

Robert Angelici
Distinguished Professor of Chemistry
  • Organic and Bioorganic
Areas of Expertise:
Catalysis, Organometallics
Andreja Bakac
Senior Scientist. Adjunct Professor
  • Organic and Bioorganic
Areas of Expertise:
Catalysis, Mechanism
Thomas Barton
Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Chemistry, Director of the Ames Laboratory
  • Organic and Bioorganic
Areas of Expertise:
Organic Chemistry
Richard Larock
Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Chemistry
  • Organic and Bioorganic
Areas of Expertise:
Organic Chemistry, organomercurials, synthetic organic methodology
Kathleen Trahanovsky
Adjunct Associate Professor Emeritus
  • Organic and Bioorganic
Areas of Expertise:
Organic Chemistry, General Chemistry
Walter Trahanovsky
Professor Emeritus
  • Organic and Bioorganic
Areas of Expertise:
Pyrolysis of Organic Compounds
Keith Woo
Professor Emeritus
  • Organic and Bioorganic
Areas of Expertise:
organometallic chemistry, Catalysis

In Memoriam

Professor Emeritus
  • Organic and Bioorganic
Areas of Expertise:
Organic & General Chemistry
Professor Emeritus
  • Organic and Bioorganic
Areas of Expertise:
novel green catalysts for organic reactions, organometallic self-assembled systems