Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry


Dr. Mechelke working with students

Student-faculty collaborative research is one of our programmatic strengths. Including analytical, physical, organic, inorganic and biochemistry projects, our faculty engage students in diverse and interdisciplinary research topics.

Students pursuing the American Chemical Society-approved major complete one year of undergraduate research.

Dr. Nathan Bruender - biochemistry

Dr. Michael Dvorak - analytical chemistry

Dr. Michael Jeannot - analytical chemistry

Dr. Mark Mechelke - organic chemistry

Dr. Sarah Petitto - physical surface chemistry

Dr. James Poole - physical organic chemistry and photochemistry