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Chemistry Faculty & Staff

A complete list of Chemistry faculty and staff is below. Click on the names below for more information.


Tenured/Tenure Track Faculty
Name Position Department Areas
Bryan Knuckley, Ph.D. Associate Professor and Chair Biochemistry
Kenneth Laali, Ph.D. Presidential Professor Mechanistic and Synthetic Organic/Organometallic Chemistry
Stuart Chalk, Ph.D. Professor Analytical Chemistry and Chemical/Materials Informatics
Corey Causey, Ph.D. Associate Professor Organic and Bio-Organic Chemistry
Amy Lane, Ph.D. Associate Professor Organic Chemistry, Biochemistry, and Bio-Organic Chemistry
Michael Lufaso, Ph.D. Associate Professor Inorganic and Materials Chemistry
Thomas 'TJ' Mullen, Ph.D. Associate Professor Analytical and Materials Chemistry
Brynna Jones, Ph.D. Assistant Professor Physical Chemistry
Hannah R. Malcolm, Ph.D. Assistant Professor Biochemistry
Dr. Joshua Melko, Ph.D. Assistant Professor Physical Chemistry


Laboratory Lecturer Faculty
Name Position Department Area
Melissa Bush Associate Laboratory Lecturer Quantitative, Environmental, and Biological Chemistry
Rick Troendle, Ph.D. Associate Laboratory Lecturer General, Quantitative Chemistry, Physical, and Instrumental Analysis
Matthew Dickman, Ph.D. Laboratory Lecturer General, Biological, and Organic Chemistry
Joseph Langat, Ph.D. Laboratory Lecturer Intro and General Chemistry


Visiting Laboratory Lecturer Faculty
Mehat Khedr, Ph.D.
Naveen Mukhtar, Ph.D.
Sasith Karunarathna, Ph.D.
Mohammad Osama, Ph.D.
Abdul Fauq, Ph.D.
Erik Burton, Ph.D.


Adjunct Faculty
David Rodrigues-Reyes, Ph.D.
Christy Ford, Ph.D.
Barnali Mondal, Ph.D.


Support Staff
Name Position
Jenny Neidhardt Office Manager
Chris Guppenberger Laboratory Manager
Chuanwu "Sam" Xia, Ph.D. Analytical Instrumentation Facility Manager
Jon Keathley Laboratory Technician


Emeritus Faculty
Name Position Department Area
Kunisi Venkatasubban (Venkat), Ph.D. Professor, currently Part-Time Organic Chemistry, Past Chair of Chemistry and Physics
Ray Bowman, Ph.D. Founding Director Environmental and Biochemistry
Edward Healy, Ph.D. Original Chair of Natural Sciences Inorganic Chemistry