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Chemistry Faculty

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Professor Anthony Addison
Professor Anthony Addison Contact
Professor Emeritus
Disque Hall 418
addisona@drexel.edu
215.895.2646
Research & Teaching Interests

Inorganic and Biophysical Chemistry: Molecular architecture of oxygen-binding and electron transfer metalloproteins; synthesis and chemistry of biomimetic inorganic complexes; electrochemistry of small molecules, electron spin resonance spectroscopy of copper(II) compounds, spectroscopy of metalloproteins.

Department
  • Department of Chemistry
Jason Cross, PhD
Jason Cross, PhD Contact
Assistant Teaching Professor
Stratton Hall 410
jpc359@drexel.edu
215.895.2641
Research & Teaching Interests

Luminescent lanthanide complexes

Department
  • Department of Chemistry
Dr. Peter DeCarlo
Dr. Peter DeCarlo Contact
Assistant Professor
Alumni Engineering Labs 280-C
pfd33@drexel.edu
215.895.2345
Research & Teaching Interests

Outdoor air quality, particulate matter size and composition instrumentation and measurements, source apportionment of ambient particulate matter, climate impacts of particulate matter

Department
  • Department of Chemistry
Fafarman
Fafarman Contact
Assistant Professor, Department of Chemical & Biological Engineering
Center for Automation Technology, 486
fafarman@drexel.edu
215.895.5818
Research & Teaching Interests

Nanocrystal synthesis and surface chemistry. Self- and directed-assembly of nanocrystal solids for use as energy conversion materials. Ultra-fast and steady state spectroscopy to study the behavior of electrons in semiconductor nanocrystals.

Department
  • Department of Chemistry
Fraser Fleming, PhD
Fraser Fleming, PhD Contact
Department Head and Professor of Chemistry
Disque Hall 306
fraser.f.fleming@drexel.edu
215.895.2644
Research & Teaching Interests Rapidly constructing biologically relevant scaffolds as potential pharmaceutical leads, metalated nitriles as potent nucleophiles for hindered bond construction, metalated isocyanides as precursors to peptide mimics Department
  • Department of Chemistry
Joe Foley, PhD
Joe Foley, PhD Contact
Professor
Disque Hall 212
jfoley@drexel.edu
215.895.6218
Research & Teaching Interests

Separation science and analytical chemistry, with an emphasis on the fundamentals and applications of pressure- or voltage-driven liquid-phase separation techniques including ultra-high pressure liquid chromatography and capillary electrophoresis.

Department
  • Department of Chemistry
Paul Gondek, PhD
Paul Gondek, PhD Contact
Visiting Research Professor, Department of Chemistry; Adjunct Teaching Professor, Dornsife Office of Experiential Learning, LeBow College of Business

pcg35@drexel.edu
908.391.3077
Research & Teaching Interests

The science of team science, optimizing performance in global new product development teams, post-traumatic stress disorder related to man-made disasters, caregiver/patient misperceptions in severe chronic disease

Department
  • Department of Chemistry
Lee Hoffman
Lee Hoffman Contact
Assistant Teaching Professor
Disque Hall 417
lwh28@drexel.edu
215.895.1784
Research & Teaching Interests

Interfacial studies on the self-assembly of natural organic materials, Dendrimer/metal nanocomposite design and synthesis hosting metal nanoparticles, surface and interfacial science applications

Department
  • Department of Chemistry
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Associate Teaching Professor
Disque Hall 224
monica.ilies@drexel.edu
215.895.2642
Research & Teaching Interests

Structure- and fragment-based drug design. Structural characteristics and in vivo roles of metalloproteins

Department
  • Department of Chemistry
Frank Ji
Frank Ji Contact
Professor
Disque Hall 507
hj56@drexel.edu
215.895.2562
Lab Phone: 215.571.3648
Research & Teaching Interests

Micromechancial sensors for biological and environmental applications; Nanomechanical drug screening technology. Organic nanomaterials for solar cell and battery; Nanoelectronic and optoelectronic materials; Highly conductive polymers.

Department
  • Department of Chemistry
Daniel King
Daniel King Contact
Associate Professor
509 Disque Hall
daniel.king@drexel.edu
215.895.0571
Research & Teaching Interests

Development of inquiry-based labs for general and physical chemistry and incorporation of environmental data into lecture modules for general, physical and environmental chemistry.

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  • Department of Chemistry
Dionicio Martinez Solorio
Dionicio Martinez Solorio Contact
Assistant Professor
Stratton Hall 413
dsm95@drexel.edu
215.895.3561
Research & Teaching Interests

Total synthesis of complex biologically active natural products serving as inspirational platforms for the discovery and development of new reactions and synthetic methods

Department
  • Department of Chemistry
Craig McClure, PhD
Craig McClure, PhD Contact
Associate Teaching Professor
Stratton Hall 412
Craig.P.McClure@drexel.edu
215.571.3197
Research & Teaching Interests Promotion of quantitative literacy in introductory courses; development of guided inquiry activities for introductory chemistry; outreach programs in STEM fields Department
  • Department of Chemistry
Kevin Owens, PhD
Kevin Owens, PhD Contact
Associate Professor
Stratton Hall 415
kevin.owens@drexel.edu
215.895.2621
Research & Teaching Interests

Mass spectrometry research, including the development of matrix-assisted laser desorption/ionization (MALDI) time-of-flight mass spectrometry (TOFMS) techniques for use with biological and synthetic polymer systems, and the development of chemometric techniques for improved data analysis.

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  • Department of Chemistry
Dr. Lynn S. Penn
Dr. Lynn S. Penn Contact
Professor
Disque Hall 211
lsp28@drexel.edu
215.895.4970
Research & Teaching Interests Construction of complex and controlled polymer brushes for functional surfaces; experimental study of diffusion into polymer brushes and comparison with theoretical predictions; surface and interface chemistry, including wetting and adhesion; real-time monitoring and quantitative analysis of chemical reactions and adsorption on surfaces
 
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  • Department of Chemistry
Susan Rutkowsky, PhD
Susan Rutkowsky, PhD Contact
Associate Department Head, Associate Teaching Professor
Stratton Hall 411
susan.anne.rutkowsky@drexel.edu
215.895.1509
Research & Teaching Interests

Development of labs and lecture demonstrations for general and organic chemistry courses; STEM outreach programs

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  • Department of Chemistry
Jeremiah Scepaniak, PhD
Jeremiah Scepaniak, PhD Contact
Assistant Professor
Disque Hall 506
jjs452@drexel.edu
215.895.2666
Research & Teaching Interests Department
  • Department of Chemistry
Professor Stenner
Professor Stenner Contact
Professor
Disque Hall 605a
rschweitzer-stenner@drexel.edu
215.895.2268
Research & Teaching Interests

Vibrational Spectroscopy; structure analysis of peptides in solution; understanding the coil state of peptides and proteins; protein folding of Heme proteins; theoretical modeling of ligand-receptor interactions and transmembrane signaling in mast cells

 

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  • Department of Chemistry
Karl Sohlberg, PhD
Karl Sohlberg, PhD Contact
Associate Professor
Disque Hall 222
sohlbergk@drexel.edu
215.895.2653
Research & Teaching Interests

Theoretical and Computational Physical and Materials Chemistry; Development of theoretical models for both electrical and mechanical molecular devices

Department
  • Department of Chemistry
Peter Wade
Peter Wade Contact
Professor Emeritus
Disque Hall 508
wadepa@drexel.edu
215.895.2652
Research & Teaching Interests

Exploration of a newly discovered [3,3]-sigmatropic rearrangement; development and exploitation of a carbon-based hemiacetal mimic; exploration of cycloaddition reactions involving nitroethylene derivatives and novel nitrile oxides

Department
  • Department of Chemistry
Tony Wambsgans, PhD
Tony Wambsgans, PhD Contact
Associate Teaching Professor
Straton Hall 409
anthony.wambsgans@drexel.edu
215.895.1585
Research & Teaching Interests Department
  • Department of Chemistry
Evan Wood, PhD
Evan Wood, PhD Contact
Associate Professor
Disque Hall 223
ew456@drexel.edu
215.895.1681
Research & Teaching Interests

Atmospheric chemistry, impacts of biomass burning on air pollution and climate change, impact of airports on air quality, and design and deployment of novel instrumentation for field studies

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  • College of Arts and Sciences
  • Department of Chemistry
Jun Xi, PhD
Jun Xi, PhD Contact
Associate Teaching Professor
Disque Hall 218
jx35@drexel.edu
215.895.2648
Research & Teaching Interests

Biomacromolecular interactions, mechanisms of DNA replication and DNA repair, structure and function of molecular chaperones, drug target identification and new therapeutic development, single molecule enzymology, DNA directed organic synthesis

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  • Department of Chemistry