Department of Chemistry

Faculty Research

Research in the Department of Chemistry covers all of the major interdisciplinary areas of modern chemistry, with facilities on campus and at the nearby Argonne National Laboratory.

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Biological Chemistry

Faculty with a research specialty in biological chemistry include:

Hyun-soon Chong (organic), Richard Guan (analytical), David Minh (physical), and Rong Wang (physical)

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Computational Chemistry

Faculty with a research specialty in computational chemistry include:

David Minh

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Energy

Faculty with a research specialty in energy include:

Jean-Luc Ayitou and Braja Mandal (organic); Richard Guan (analytical); and Adam HockIshaque Khan, and Yuanbing Mao (inorganic)

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Materials Science

Faculty with a research specialty in materials science include:

Jean-Luc Ayitou and Braja Mandal (organic); Richard Guan (analytical); Adam HockIshaque Khan, and Yuanbing Mao (inorganic); and Rong Wang (physical)

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Scholarship of Teaching and Learning

Faculty with a specialty in scholarship of teaching and learning include:

Ishaque Khan (inorganic), Diep Ngyuen (analytical), and Benjamin Zion (general chemistry)

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Sensor Science and Technology

Faculty with a specialty in sensor science and technology include:

Adam Hock and Ishaque Khan (inorganic), Richard Guan (analytical), Braja Mandal (organic), and Rong Wang (physical)

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Synthetic Chemistry

Faculty with a research specialty in synthetic chemistry include:

Jean-Luc AyitouBraja Mandal, and Hyun-soon Chong (organic); Richard Guan (analytical); and Adam Hock and Ishaque Khan (inorganic)