Faculty Profiles

Faculty

robbyn anand
Assistant Professor
  • Analytical and Bioanalytical
Areas of Expertise:
Bioanalytical, Dielectrophoresis, Electrochemistry, Microfluidics, Separations
jared anderson
Professor
  • Analytical and Bioanalytical
Areas of Expertise:
Bioanalytical, Chromatography, Ionic Liquids, Ordered Media, Sample Preparation, Separations
mark gordon
Distinguished Professor
  • Physical and Theoretical
Areas of Expertise:
Method Development, Parallel Computing, Solvent Effects, Theory and Computations
Alexander Gundlach-Graham
Assistant Professor
  • Analytical and Bioanalytical
Areas of Expertise:
Analytical Chemistry, Atomic Mass Spectrometry, Nanomaterial Analysis, Mass Spectrometer Design
tom holme
Morrill Professor
  • Physical and Theoretical
  • Chemical Education
Areas of Expertise:
measurement and assessment of student learning
wenyu huang
Associate Professor
  • Inorganic and Materials
Areas of Expertise:
Catalysis, Nanomaterials, Nanostructures, Renewable Energy
william s jenks
Department Chair
  • Organic and Bioorganic
Areas of Expertise:
Chemistry Reactive Intermediates, Computational Organic Chemistry, Environmental Photochemistry, Photochemistry, Physical Organic Chemistry
Associate Professor
  • Inorganic and Materials
Areas of Expertise:
Materials Chemistry, Solid State Chemistry
george a kraus
University Professor
  • Organic and Bioorganic
Areas of Expertise:
Biorenewable Chemicals from Lignin, Green Chemistry, Organic Synthesis
young jin lee
Professor
  • Analytical and Bioanalytical
Areas of Expertise:
Bio-fuel Analysis, Biological Mass Spectrometry, Mass Spectrometry Imaging, Metabolomics, Proteomics, Single Cell Analysis
Junqi Li
Assistant Professor
  • Organic and Bioorganic
Areas of Expertise:
Molecular editing with transition-metal catalysis and organocatalysis
gordon miller
University Professor
  • Inorganic and Materials
Areas of Expertise:
Inorganic Chemistry, Theoretical Solid-State Chemistry
jacob petrich
Professor
  • Analytical and Bioanalytical
  • Physical and Theoretical
Areas of Expertise:
Analytical Chemistry, Physical Chemistry
davit potoyan
Assistant Professor
  • Physical and Theoretical
Areas of Expertise:
Theoretical and Computational Biophysics and Chemistry
marek pruski
Scientist II [A LAB]
  • Physical and Theoretical
Areas of Expertise:
Solid-state NMR
aaron j rossini
Assistant Professor
  • Physical and Theoretical
Areas of Expertise:
Characterization, Materials, Nuclear Magnetic Resonance, Solid-state NMR, Spectroscopy
aaron d sadow
Professor
  • Inorganic and Materials
Areas of Expertise:
Asymmetric Catalysis, Catalysis, Green Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry, Kinetics, Mechanism, Organometallics, Synthesis
igor slowing
Adjunct Assistant Professor
  • Inorganic and Materials
Areas of Expertise:
Biological Applications, Catalysis, Materials, Multifunctional Nanostructured Materials for Energy
emily a smith
Professor
  • Analytical and Bioanalytical
Areas of Expertise:
Cell Membrane Dymanics, Fluorescence and Raman Imaging, Spectroscopy, Thin Films
xueyu song
Professor
  • Physical and Theoretical
Areas of Expertise:
Theoretical Chemistry
levi stanley
Associate Professor
  • Organic and Bioorganic
Areas of Expertise:
Asymmetric Synthesis, Catalysis, Organic Chemistry, Organometallics, Synthetic Methodology, Synthetic Organic Chemistry
patricia a thiel
Distinguished Professor
  • Physical and Theoretical
Areas of Expertise:
Formation, Nanostructures, Structurally-complex Metallic Alloys, Surface Science Growth
brett vanveller
Assistant Professor
  • Organic and Bioorganic
Areas of Expertise:
Organic and Bioorganic Chemistry, Physical Organic Chemistry, Photochemistry, Peptide Chemistry
javier vela
University Professor
  • Inorganic and Materials
Areas of Expertise:
Inorganic Chemistry, Nanoscience, Catalysis, Energy Conversion, Biological Imaging
vincenzo venditti
Assistant Professor
  • Physical and Theoretical
Areas of Expertise:
Biochemistry, Biomolecular NMR, Dark States, Enzymology, Molecular Dynamics, Nuclear Magnetic Resonance, Structural Biology
theresa windus
Distinguished Professor
  • Physical and Theoretical
Areas of Expertise:
Catalysis, Computational Chemistry, Critical Materials, Distributed Computing, Dynamics, Massively Parallel Design and Implementation, Reaction Mechanisms, Renewable Energy and Environmental Science, Software Architectures, Software Interoperability
arthur winter
Professor
  • Organic and Bioorganic
Areas of Expertise:
Bioorganic Chemistry, Computational Chemistry, Organic Materials, Organic Synthesis, Physical Organic Chemistry, Time-resolved Spectroscopy
julia zaikina
Assistant Professor
  • Inorganic and Materials
Areas of Expertise:
Inorganic Chemistry, Materials
Yan Zhao
Professor
  • Organic and Bioorganic
Areas of Expertise:
Biomaterials, Catalysis, biomimetic polymers, Biomass Conversion, Organic Synthesis, Fluorescent Sensing, Supramolecular chemistry, Nanoscience

Teaching Faculty

david appy
Assistant Professor of Teaching
joseph awino
Assistant Professor of Teaching
cristina bonaccorsi
Associate Professor of Teaching
Associate Professor of Teaching
Areas of Expertise:
General Chemistry, Chemical Education
joseph burnett
Professor of Teaching
terry fernando
Assistant Professor of Teaching
sara pistolesi
Associate Professor of Teaching
Areas of Expertise:
General Chemistry
irmi schewe-miller
Assistant Professor of Teaching
Areas of Expertise:
General Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry, Solid State Chemistry

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
Hugo Franzen
Professor Emeritus
Areas of Expertise:
Synthesis
Bernard Gerstein
Professor Emeritus
  • Physical and Theoretical
  • Chemical Education
Areas of Expertise:
Materials, Physical Chemistry
David Hoffman
Professor Emeritus
  • Physical and Theoretical
Areas of Expertise:
Theoretical Chemistry
R. Samuel Houk
Professor Emeritus, Editorial Board of Spectrochimica Acta Part B/Journal of Analytical Atomic Spectrometry
  • Analytical and Bioanalytical
  • Inorganic and Materials
Areas of Expertise:
Analytical Spectroscopy, Inorganic Mass Spectrometry
Robert Jacobson
Professor Emeritus
Areas of Expertise:
Crystallography
Richard Larock
Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Chemistry
  • Organic and Bioorganic
Areas of Expertise:
Organic Chemistry, organomercurials, synthetic organic methodology
Klaus Ruedenberg
Distinguished Professor Emeritus
  • Physical and Theoretical
Areas of Expertise:
molecular structures, quantum theory of electrons and nuclei
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
Edward Yeung
Distinguished Professor Emeritus
  • Analytical and Bioanalytical
Areas of Expertise:
Analytical Spectroscopy

In Memoriam

John D. Corbett
Distinguished Professor Emeritus
  • Inorganic and Materials
Areas of Expertise:
Inorganic Chemistry
Distinguished Professor
  • Inorganic and Materials
Areas of Expertise:
Transition Metal Catalysis
James Fritz
Distinguished Professor Emeritus
  • Analytical and Bioanalytical
Areas of Expertise:
Chromatography and Separations
Professor Emeritus
  • Chemical Education
Areas of Expertise:
Chemical Educaiton
Dennis C. Johnson
Distinguished Professor Emeritus
  • Analytical and Bioanalytical
Areas of Expertise:
Electrochemistry
Professor
  • Analytical and Bioanalytical
Areas of Expertise:
Nanomaterials, Synthesis and Characterization
Professor Emeritus
  • Inorganic and Materials
Areas of Expertise:
Solid-State and Metal Cluster Chemistry
Professor Emeritus
  • Organic and Bioorganic
Areas of Expertise:
Organic & General Chemistry
Distinguished Professor
  • Inorganic and Materials
Areas of Expertise:
Spectroscopy
Professor Emeritus
  • Organic and Bioorganic
Areas of Expertise:
novel green catalysts for organic reactions, organometallic self-assembled systems