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Contact the Department of Chemistry

The Department of Chemistry is located in Disque Hall. For faculty specific information, please view the directory.

Main Office

Disque Hall, Room 305
32 S. 32nd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Phone: 215.895.2639
Fax: 215.571.3525

Department Leadership

Fraser Fleming, PhD

Fraser F. Fleming, PhD
Department Head, Professor of Chemistry
Phone: 215.895.2644 | Office: 306 Disque Hall

Susan Rutkowsky, PhD

Susan Rutkowsky, PhD
Associate Department Head, Associate Teaching Professor
Phone: 215.895.1509 | Office: 412 Disque Hall

Reinhard Schweitzer-Stenner

Reinhard Schweitzer-Stenner, PhD
Graduate Program Committee Chair, Faculty Contact for Graduate Program Recruiting/Curriculum Affairs
Phone: 215.895.2268| Office: 605 Disque Hall

Drexel Chemistry Professor Joseph P. Foley, PhD

Joe Foley, PhD
Graduate Program Adviser, Professor of Chemistry
Phone: 215.895.6218 | Office: 212 Disque Hall

Daniel King

Daniel King, PhD
Undergraduate Program Adviser, Chair of Undergraduate Affairs Committee, Associate Professor of Chemistry
Phone: 215.895.0571 | Office: 509 Disque Hall


Tina Lewinski
Department Administrator - Student Services
Phone: 215.895.0567 | Office: 315 Disque Hall

Jacob Powell, PhD
NMR Specialist
Phone: 215.895.2697 | Office: 412 Disque Hall

Sue Tang
Department Administrator - Finance and Operations
Phone: 215.895.2660 | Office: 314 Disque Hall

Kari Lindsey
Office Services Coordinator
Phone: 215.895.2639 | Office: 305 Disque Hall

Alan Shaffer
Laboratory Specialist
Phone: 215.895.6022 | Office: 312 Disque Hall

Vaidynathan Mathrubootham
Laboratory Manager
Phone: 215.895.4204 | Office: 501 Papadakis Integrated Sciences Building


Awards Committee
Jason Cross, PhD - Co-Chair
Lee Hoffman, PhD - Co-Chair

Graduate Program Committee
Reinhard Schweitzer-Stenner, PhD - Chair
Janna Domenico
Joe Foley, PhD
Haifeng (Frank) Ji, PhD
Ezra Wood, PhD

Instrumentation Supervision Committee
Kevin Owens, PhD - Chair
Peter DeCarlo, PhD
Haifeng (Frank) Ji, PhD
Reinhard Schweitzer-Stenner, PhD

NMR Committee
Dionicio Martinez, PhD - Co-Chair
Jacob Powell, PhD
Jeremiah Scepaniak, PhD - Co-Chair

Advisory Committee
Fraser Fleming, PhD - Chair
Daniel King, PhD
Kevin Owens, PhD
Reinhard Schweitzer-Stenner, PhD

Retreat Committee
Karl Sohlberg, PhD - Chair

Safety Committee
Kevin Owens, PhD - Chair
Donald Hall
Lynn Penn, PhD
Anthony Wambsgans, PhD

Sustainability Committee
Jason Cross, PhD - Chair
Lee Hoffman, PhD
Craig McClure, PhD
Susan Rutkowsky, PhD
Anthony Wambsgans, PhD

Undergraduate Affairs Committee
Daniel King, PhD - Chair
Monica Ilies, PhD
Kevin Owens, PhD
Jun Xi, PhD - Co-op Point Person

Prospective Student Inquiries

Please send inquiries to or call us at 215.895.1805. We look forward to hearing from you.