Staff

Chairperson of Department

Schepp, N. P., BSc, PhD (Toronto)

Graduate Coordinator

Zhang, P., BSc, MSc (Jilin Univ, China), PhD (Western)

Professors Emeriti

Becke, A. D., BSc (Queen’s), MSc, PhD (McMaster). FRSC, FRS, FCIC, Killam Chair in Computational Science, Shirreff Chair of Chemistry. New theoretical and computational methods for the electronic structure of atoms; molecules and solids
Boyd, R. J., BSc (UBC), PhD (McGill). FCIC, Alexander McLeod Professor of Chemistry. Quantum chemistry; reaction mechanisms; density functional theory and biomolecules
Burnell, D. J., BSc, MSc (Carleton), PhD (UNB). Synthetic and mechanistic organic chemistry
White, M. A., BSc (Western), PhD (McMaster). OC, FRSC, Harry Shirreff Professor of Chemical Research (Emerita) and cross-appointment with Physics and Atmospheric Sciences.  Physical chemistry; Materials Energy; Thermal properties of materials; Materials science; Energy storage

Professors

Andreas, H. A., BSc, PhD (Calgary). Electrochemistry of energy storage; particularly the self discharge of aqueous supercapacitors
Bearne, S. L., BSc (Acadia), PhD (Toronto), MDCM (McGill). Cross-appointment from Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. Biological chemistry; enzymology; kinetics, enzyme inhibition; drug design; enzyme evolution; proteomics; organic synthesis
Dahn, J. R., BSc (Dalhousie), MSc, PhD (UBC). Cross appointment from Physics and Atmospheric Science. Canada Research Chair in Battery and Fuel Cell Materials & NSERC/3M Canada Inc. Industrial Research Chair. Materials; energy; lithium-ion batteries; advanced battery materials; electrochemistry; energy storage
Doucette, A. A., BSc (Dalhousie), PhD (Alberta). Analytical mass spectrometry; biological sample analysis; expression proteomics; multiplexed separations; protein labelling and fluorescence
Freund, M., BSc, PhD (Florida). Cross-appointments with Physics and Atmospheric Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering and Process Engineering and Applied Science. Harry Shirreff Chair of Chemical Research & Director of Clean Technologies Research Institute. Electrochemistry; conjugated polymers; solar fuels; artificial photosynthesis; organic electronics; machine olfaction; surface science
Jakeman, D. L., BSc, PhD (Sheffield). Cross-appointment from College of Pharmacy. Applications of enzymes and carbohydrates; protein engineering; medicinal chemistry 
Johnson, E. R., BSc (Carleton), PhD (Queen’s). Cross-appointment with Physics and Atmospheric Science. Herzberg-Becke Chair in Theoretical Chemistry. Density-functional theory of electronic structure; intermolecular interactions
Macdonald, C. L. B., BSc, PhD (Dalhousie). Dean, Faculty of Science. Main group inorganic and organometallic chemistry; x-ray crystallography
Martin, R. V., BS (Cornell), MSc (Oxford), PhD (Harvard). Cross-appointment from Physics and Atmospheric Science. Atmospheric chemistry and the use of satellite and suborbital measurements to improve the understanding of climate and air quality
Obrovac, M. N., BSc (SFU), MSc, PhD (Dalhousie). Cross-appointment with Physics and Atmospheric Science. Industrial Research Chair in Materials Science. New Materials for advanced batteries; electrochemistry; inorganic materials synthesis; nanostructured materials
Rainey, J. K., BSc (Guelph), MSc, PhD (Toronto). Cross-appointment from Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. Director of NMR-3. Biophysical chemistry; protein structure; dynamics and self-assembly
Stradiotto, M., BSc, PhD (McMaster), FRSC, Arthur B. McDonald Research Chair (CRC Tier-I equivalent) & Alexander McLeod Professor of Chemistry. Organometallic chemistry; transition metals; ligand design; and amination
Thompson, A., BSc (Leicester), PhD (Sheffield). Synthesis and applications of homochiral dipyrromethene complexes; asymmetric catalysis; new methodology for the synthesis of important pyrroles
Turculet, L., BSc (MIT), PhD (Berkeley). Synthetic inorganic and organometallic chemistry and reactivity; new materials synthesis
Wentzell, P. D., BSc (Dalhousie), PhD (Mich State). Chemometrics; sensors; continuous flow analysis
Zhang, P., BSc, MSc (Jilin Univ, China), PhD (Western). Cross-appointment with School of Biomedical Engineering (SBME). Materials science; nanoscience and technology; synchrotron spectroscopy; biotechnological applications of nanocrystals
Zwanziger, J. W., BA (Chicago), PhD (Cornell). Cross-appointment with Physics and Atmospheric Science. Canada Research Chair in NMR Studies of Materials. Materials science: structure, bulk properties, and synthesis

Associate Professors

Cozens, F. L., BSc (York), PhD (Toronto). Nanosecond laser flash photolysis; physical organic chemistry in homogeneous and heterogeneous media
Dasog, M., BSc (Saskatchewan), PhD (Alberta). Izaak Walton Killam Memorial Research Chair. Energy; nanomaterials; semiconductors; photonics; catalysis; surface chemistry; optoelectronics
Schepp, N. P., BSc, PhD (Toronto). Biologically important reactive intermediates; nanosecond laser flash photolysis
Speed, A. W., BSc (Dalhousie), PhD (Harvard). Synthesis; catalysis; organic chemistry; main group chemistry; photoredox

Assistant Professor

Chitnis, S., BASc (McMaster), PhD (Victoria). Redox-active main group centres; lewis superacids; inorganic polymers and clusters 
Metzger, M., MSc, PhD (Technical Univ of Munich). Cross appointment from Physics and Atmospheric Science. Energy storage; electrochemistry; lithium-ion batteries; lithium metal batteries; desalination batteries

Adjunct (FGS)

Boyd, R. J., BSc (UBC), PhD (McGill). FCIC, Alexander McLeod Professor of Chemistry. Quantum chemistry; reaction mechanisms; density functional theory and biomolecules
Burnell, D. J., BSc, MSc (Carleton), PhD (UNB). Synthetic and mechanistic organic chemistry
Chatt, A., BSc (Calcutta), MSc (Roorkee), MSc (Wat), PhD (Toronto). FCIC, Dalhousie University. Nuclear and bioanalytical methods; trace elements in the environment
Grindley, T. B., BSc, MSc, PhD (Queen’s). FCIC, Dalhousie University. Carbohydrate chemistry; molecular modeling; synthesis
Grossert, J. S., BSc, MSc, PhD (Natal). FCIC, Dalhousie University. Mass spectrometry and organosulphur chemistry
Kelly, A. T., BSc (Memorial), PhD (Toronto). Quantum dynamics; statistical mechanics; charge transfer; energy transfer; photochemistry; spectroscopy; reaction rates; reaction mechanisms
Matta, C., BPharm Sci (Alexandria Univ, Egypt). Graduate Diploma in Health and Hospital Administration (National Institute of Management, Egypt), PhD (McMaster). Computational and theoretical chemistry
Pinto, D. M., BSc (McGill), PhD (Alberta). Institute for Marine Biosciences. Bioanalytical chemistry with expertise in the development of analytical technologies for proteomics
Quilliam, M., BSc, PhD (Manitoba). Institute for Marine Biosciences. The chemistry and analysis of algae biotoxins
Ramaley, L., BA (Colorado), MA, PhD (Princeton). FCIC, Dalhousie University. Mass spectrometry and chemical instrumentation
Werner-Zwanziger, U., Vordiplom (Mathematics). Diploma (Chemistry), PhD (Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster, Germany), Dalhousie University. Solid-state nuclear magnetic resonance, ceramics, biomaterials
White, R. L., BSc (Dalhousie), PhD (McMaster). FCIC. Biosynthesis of natural products and enzymes of secondary metabolism

Adjunct (Retired)

Becke, A. D., BSc (Queen’s), MSc, PhD (McMaster). FRSC, FRS, FCIC, Killam Chair in Computational Science, Shirreff Chair of Chemistry. New theoretical and computational methods for the electronic structure of atoms; molecules and solids
White, M. A., BSc (Western), PhD (McMaster). OC, FRSC, Harry Shirreff Professor of Chemical Research (Emerita) and cross-appointment with Physics and Atmospheric Sciences. Physical chemistry; Materials Energy; Thermal properties of materials; Materials science; Energy storage