Department Chair

Timo V. Ovaska, Hans & Ella McCollum '21 Vahlteich Professor of Chemistry, Chair of the Chemistry Department

Timo V. Ovaska

Hans & Ella McCollum '21 Vahlteich Professor of Chemistry, Chair of the Chemistry Department

Organic chemistry


Faculty

Bruce Branchini, Hans and Ella McCollum '21 Vahlteich Professor of Chemistry

Bruce Branchini

Hans and Ella McCollum '21 Vahlteich Professor of Chemistry

Firefly bioluminescence • Development of improved reagents for imaging genetic activity • Synthesis of bioluminescent compounds • Protein nuclear magnetic resonance


Stanton Ching, Margaret W. Kelly Professor of Chemistry

Stanton Ching

Margaret W. Kelly Professor of Chemistry

Inorganic materials chemistry • Electrochemistry


Vicki Fontneau, Senior Lecturer in Chemistry

Vicki Fontneau

Senior Lecturer in Chemistry

Protein biochemistry • Laboratory safety • Chemistry education


Maureen Ronau, Senior Lecturer in Chemistry

Maureen Ronau

Senior Lecturer in Chemistry

Analytical chemistry • Organic chemistry


Tanya L. Schneider, Assistant Professor of Chemistry

Tanya L. Schneider

Assistant Professor of Chemistry

Biosynthesis of natural products • Antibiotic resistance • Quorum sensing


Jacob Stewart, Assistant Professor of Chemistry

Jacob Stewart

Assistant Professor of Chemistry

Physical chemistry • Laser spectroscopy • Atmospheric chemistry


Emily Tarsis

Lecturer in Chemistry

Synthetic organic chemistry • General chemistry

Marc Zimmer, Jean C. Tempel '65 Professor of Chemistry

Marc Zimmer

Jean C. Tempel '65 Professor of Chemistry

(On sabbatical Fall 2016)

Computational chemistry • Fluorescent proteins


Tara Southworth

Senior Research Technician

Staff

Paula Orbe

Academic Department Assistant

David K. Lewis, Margaret W. Kelly Professor of Chemistry, Emeritus, Interim President 2001

David K. Lewis

Margaret W. Kelly Professor of Chemistry, Emeritus, Interim President 2001

Physical chemistry • Gas phase reaction kinetics • Rates and mechanisms of prototype chemical reactions • Ultra-high resolution molecular spectroscopy, using tunable diode infrared lasers • Atmospheric chemistry and physics


David Cullen

Professor Emeritus of Chemistry

Colleen Kaczmarek

Lecturer