RESEARCH AND TEACHING FACULTY
Orlando Acevedo, Ph.D. (Duquesne University, 2003)
Computational Chemistry, Solvent Effects, Ionic Liquids, Drug Discovery, and Software Design
Leonidas G. Bachas, Ph.D. (University of Michigan, 1986)
Professor and Dean, CAS
Nanoscience in Toxicology, Electrochemical Optical Sensors, Microfabricated Analytical Systems, Engineered Bioactive Interfaces
Burjor Captain, Ph.D. (University of South Carolina, 2002)
Metal Cluster Chemistry, Organometallic Synthesis, Catalysis, X-ray Crystallography
T. K. Harris, Ph.D. (University of Mississippi, 1994)
Mechanistic enzymology, protein engineering, protein NMR, and drug discovery
Carl Hoff, Ph.D. (University of Missouri-Kansas City, 1977)
Inorganic reaction mechanisms, homogeneous catalysis, nitrogen fixation
Angel Kaifer, Ph.D. (University of Puerto Rico, 1984)
Electrochemistry, supramolecular chemistry, functionalized dendrimers
Marc Knecht, Ph.D. (Vanderbilt University, 2004)
Bio-inspired nanotechnology, biomimetics, catalysis, self-assembly, structure/function relationships
Roger LeBlanc, Ph.D. (University Laval, 1967)
Professor and Chair
Molecular recognition, surface chemistry and spectroscopy
Nita Lewis, Ph.D. (University of Guelph, 1977)
Nanochemistry, bioinorganic chemistry, high pressure kinetics and mechanisms
Jean-Hubert Olivier, Ph.D. (University of Strasbourg (France), 2010)
Supramolecular chemistry; photochemistry; non-equilibrium electronic materials; energy capture and conversion; nanoscience.
Rajeev Prabhakar, Ph.D. (Stockholm University, 2003)
Computational chemistry, enzyme catalyzed reactions, neurodegenerative disorders and drug designing
V. Ramamurthy, Ph.D. (University of Hawaii, Honolulu, 1974)
Organic photochemistry, solid-state chemistry, supramolecular chemistry
Françisco M. Raymo, Ph.D. (University of Birmingham, UK, 1996)
Luminescent probes, photochromic switches, quantum dots
Amy M. Scott, Ph.D. (Northwestern University 2009)
Laser spectroscopy, materials chemistry, solar energy conversion, charge transport
Jamie D. Walls, Ph.D. (UC Berkeley, 2003)
Developing new theory and methodology for NMR and MRI; Nonlinear quantum mechanics; Spintronics.
James N. Wilson, Ph.D. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2004)
Conjugated Polymers, Novel Fluorophores, Fluorescence Based Detection Schemes, and Organic Materials.
Barbara Colonna, Ph.D. (University of Birmingham/UCLA, 1999)
Organic Chemistry I and II, honors organic chemistry;area of interest: regulation of carbohydrate based derivatives for drug delivery systems
Tegan Eve, Ph.D. (UCSD, 2001)
Undergraduate laboratory operations, lab instructor training, green chemistry
Leslie Knecht, Ph.D. (University of Miami, 2014)
Chemistry for the Life Sciences Lab (CHM 105), General Chemistry Lab (CHM 113), and Organic Chemistry Lab (CHM 205). My areas of interest are bacterial quorum sensing and genetic modifications of proteins and bacterial cells for the development of biomedical and environmental biosensors.
Vanessa Falcao, Ph.D. (University of Sao Paulo, Brazil, 2006)
Principles of Chemistry I and II (CHM111 and CHM 112), Chemistry for Life Sciences (CHM103) and Organic Chemistry I (CHM201).
Valentine R. St. Hilaire, Ph.D. (Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, 2000)
Chemistry for the Biosciences I (CHM121), Chemistry for the Biosciences III (CHM222).
My areas of interest are in drug discovery and small molecule synthesis.