Gabbai, Francois - (Since 2014)
Professor of Chemistry. Ed.D., Universite de Bordeaux, 1988; M.S., Universite de Bordeaux, 1990; Ph.D., University of Texas Austin, 1994; Fellow, American Chemical Society (2011); Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER), National Science Foundation (2001)
Research Interests: Polyfunctional Lewis Acids in Molecular Recognition. Catalysis and Supramolecular Materials; Physical organic chemistry.
Russell, David - (Since 2002)
Professor of Chemistry. B.S., University of Arkansas at Little Rock, 1974; Ph.D., University of Nebraska, Lincoln, 1978
Research Interests: Mass spectrometry, ion mobility-mass spectrometry and gas phase ion chemistry. Research projects include development of next-generation instrumentation, fundamental studies aimed at understanding the structure of water, and biophysical studies of peptide aggregation and self-assembly.
Yennello, Sherry - (Since 2014)
Professor of Chemistry. B.S., Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 1985; B.S., Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 1986; Ph.D., Indiana University, 1990; Fellow, American Physical Society (2012); Fellow, American Physical Society (2011); Fellow, American Physical Society (2005); Young Investigator Award in the Physical Sciences and Engineering, Sigma Xi (2000); Young Investigator Award, National Science Foundation (1994)
Research Interests: Using beams of exotic nuclei to investigate nuclear reaction mechanisms: altering the N/Z of the beam enables the study of isospin equilibrations and effects due to the Symmetry Energy.
Banerjee, Sarbajit - (Since 2017)
Professor of Chemistry. B.Sc., St. Stephenn's College, University of Delhi, 2000; Ph.D., State University of New York, Stony Brook, 2004
Research Interests: Solid-state chemistry, electronic structure, nanomaterials, coatings for inhibition of corrosion.
Darensbourg, Marcetta - (Since 2017)
Distinguished Professor of Chemistry. B.S., Union College Kentucky, 1963; Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana, 1967; Fellow, American Academy of Arts & Sciences (2011)
Research Interests: synthetic and mechanistic inorganic chemistry, including functioning models of catalytic active sites in bioinorganic/organometallic/bioorganometallic systems; development of synthetic analogues of the diiron hydrogenase active site and the insight they bring to the catalytic mechanism of these natural fuel cell catalysts.
Dunbar, Kim - (Since 2004)
Distinguished Professor of Chemistry. B.S., Westminster College, 1980; Ph.D., Purdue University, 1984; Fellow, American Physical Society (2011); Fellow, Alfred P. Sloan Foundation; Camille Dreyfus Teacher Scholar Award, Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation.
Research Interests: Synthesis and characterization of transition metal compounds and molecule-based materials with unusual physical properties; nucleic acid binding of metal complexes.
Hall, Michael - (Since 2004)
Professor of Chemistry. B.S., Juniata College, 1966; Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, 1971
Research Interests: Inorganic and Computational Chemistry. Theoretical studies of the electronic structure of inorganic complexes, organometallic compounds, metallo-enzymes and metal clusters. Relationship between electronic structure and chemical behavior, especially catalysis.
Singleton, Daniel - (Since 2005)
Professor of Chemistry. B.S., Case Western Reserve University, 1977; Ph.D., University of Minnesota, 1986
Research Interests: Organic, organometallic, and bioorganic reaction mechanisms. Dynamic effects and the nature of chemical reactions in solution. Experimental and computational mechanistic chemistry.
Gladysz, John - (Since 2007)
Distinguished Professor of Chemistry. Ph.D., Stanford University, 1974
Research Interests: organometallic chemistry, catalysis, enantioselective organic synthesis, stereochemistry, green chemistry, materials chemistry, nanoscopic devices such as molecular wires and gyroscopes.
Liu, Wenshe - (Since 2014)
Associate Professor of Chemistry. B.S., Beijing University, 2000; Ph.D., University of California, Davis, 2005
Research Interests: Bioorganic chemistry; chemical biology; enzyme kinetics; molecular biology; protein crystallography; protein engineering.
Raushel, Frank - (Since 2004)
Distinguished Professor of Chemistry. B.A., St. Thomas College, 1972; Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1976
Research Interests: Elucidation of enzyme catalyzed reaction mechanisms; design and evolution of novel enzymes; discovery and annotation of enzymes of unknown function.
Burgess, Kevin - (Since 2004)
Professor of Chemistry. B.S., University of Bath (England), 1979; M.S., University of East Anglia, 1980; Ph.D., University of Cambridge, 1983; Research Fellow, Alfred P. Sloan Foundation (1993); Research Career Development Award, National Institutes of Health (1992)
Research Interests: Organic synthesis and biophysical chemistry; syntheses and applications of 2,3-metharoamino acids in peptide and protein mimics; frontiers in combinatorial chemistry; new methodology for sequencing DNA without gel electrophoresis.
Begley, Tadhg - (Since 2009)
Distinguished Professor of Chemistry. B.S., National University of Ireland, 1977; Ph.D., California Institute of Technology, 1983; MERIT Award, National Institutes of Health (2008)
Research Interests: Biosynthesis of the vitamins, enzyme mechanism, protein structure, design and synthesis of mechanistic probes, enzyme inhibitors and small molecule probes of the proteome, PET imaging using vitamins.
Zhou, Hong-Cai - (Since 2015)
Professor of Chemistry. Ph.D., \TAMU, 2000
Research Interests: Inorganic chemistry and materials science; Synthesis and the application of physical methods to materials characterization.
Wooley, Karen - (Since 2009)
Distinguished Professor of Chemistry. B.S., Oregon State University, 1988; Ph.D., Cornell University, 1993
Research Interests: Design, synthesis and characterization of unique polymers, with emphasis upon the development of synthetic methodologies that allow for the preparation of complex nanostructured materials; novel macromolecular nanostructures for biomedical and materials applications; degradable polymers; nanoscale polymer assemblies; functional polymers.