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Faculty by Discipline

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Analytical

Gary McPherson | Professor
Ph.D., 1969, Illinois
Research Topics: Spectroscopy of Self-Assembled Systems

Biochemistry

Nathalie Busschaert | Assistant Professor

Ph.D., 2014, University of Southampton
Research Topics: Organic Chemistry, Supramolecular Chemistry, Medicinal Chemistry, Chemical Biology

Larry D. Byers | Professor
Ph.D., 1972, Princeton
Research Topics: Enzyme Mechanisms and Inhibitors

Bruce C. Gibb | Professor
Ph.D., 1992, Organic Chemistry, Robert Gordon’s University
Research Topics: Nanotechnology and Supramolecular Chemistry

Janarthanan Jayawickramarajah | Professor
Ph.D., 2005, The University of Texas at Austin
Research Topics: Nanobiotechnology, Molecular Recognition and Self-Assembly

Robert Pascal | Professor
PhD., 1980, Rice University
Discipline: Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry
Research Topics: Biochemistry, Physical Organic Chemistry

Inorganic

James P. Donahue | Professor
Ph.D., 1998, Harvard University
Research Topics: Transition Metal Thiolate Chemistry - Inorganic

Mark Fink | Professor
Ph.D., 1983, Wisconsin
Research Topics: Organometallic, Main Group and Organosilicon Chemistry

Joel Mague | Professor
Director, X-ray Crystallography Laboratory
Ph.D., 1965, MIT Research
Research Topics: Inorganic, Organometallic, X-ray Crystallography

Alex McSkimming | Assistant Professor
Ph.D., 2013, University of New South Wales
Research Topics: Inorganic, Organometallic

Russell Schmehl | Professor
Ph.D., 1980, North Carolina
Research Topics: Photochemistry, Electrochemistry, Light Harvesting, Sensors

Organic

Nathalie Busschaert | Assistant Professor
Ph.D., 2014, University of Southampton
Research Topics: Organic Chemistry, Supramolecular Chemistry, Medicinal Chemistry, Chemical Biology

Bruce C. Gibb | Professor
Ph.D., 1992, Robert Gordon's University, Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom
Discipline: Organic and Biochemistry
Research Topics: Nanotechnology and Supramolecular Chemistry

Scott Michael Grayson | Professor
Ph.D., 2002, University of California, Berkeley
Research Topics: Organic, Material, and Biochemistry

Janarthanan Jayawickramarajah | Professor
Ph.D., 2005, The University of Texas at Austin
Research Topics: Nanobiotechnology, Molecular Recognition and Self-Assembly

Robert Pascal | Professor
PhD., 1980, Rice University
Discipline: Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry
Research Topics: Biochemistry, Physical Organic Chemistry

Organometallic

Mark Fink | Professor
Ph.D., 1983, Wisconsin
Research Topics: Organometallic, Main Group and Organosilicon Chemistry

Joel Mague | Professor
Director, X-ray Crystallography Laboratory
Ph.D., 1965, MIT
Research Topics: Inorganic, Organometallic, X-ray Crystallography

Alex McSkimming | Assistant Professor
Ph.D., 2013, University of New South Wales
Research Topics: Inorganic, Organometallic

Physical

Alexander L. Burin | Professor
Ph.D., 1989, Moscow Institute for Physics and Engineering
Research Topics: Physical, Charge Transfer and Current-Induced magnetism

Michael Herman | Professor
Ph.D., 1980, Chicago
Research Topics: Physical, Theoretical, Polymers

Brent Koplitz | Professor
Ph.D., 1985, Princeton
Research Topics: Physical, Lasers, and Materials

Igor V. Rubtsov | Professor
Ph.D., 1992, Institute for Chemical Physics, Russian Academy of Science
Research Topics: Multidimensional Infrared Spectroscopy, Biophysics, Ultrafast Laser Spectroscopy

Mark Sulkes | Professor
Ph.D., 1978, Cornell
Research Topics: Physical, Laser Spectroscopy, Molecular Beams

Polymer/Materials

Mark Fink | Professor
Ph.D., 1983, Wisconsin
Research Topics: Organometallic, Main Group and Organosilicon Chemistry

Scott Michael Grayson | Professor
Ph.D., 2002, University of California, Berkeley
Research Topics: Organic, Material, and Biochemistry

Brent Koplitz | Professor
Ph.D., 1985, Princeton
Research Topics: Physical, Lasers, and Materials

Theoretical

Michael Herman | Professor
Ph.D., 1980, Chicago
Research Topics: Physical, Theoretical, Polymers