Faculty

Research Faculty

Li Deng
Li Deng
Orrie Friedman Distinguished Professor of Chemistry
781-736-2529 Edison-Lecks 322
Area of Expertise: Asymmetric catalysis and asymmetric synthesis. Solid phase synthesis and combinatorial chemistry. Chiral recognition. Chemical approaches towards understanding protein functions.
Irving Epstein
Irving Epstein
Henry F. Fischbach Professor of Chemistry and HHMI Professor
781-736-2503 Shapiro Science Center 3-09
Area of Expertise: Oscillating chemical reactions and pattern formation in reaction-diffusion systems. Mathematical modeling of biochemical kinetics and neural systems
Bruce Foxman
Bruce Foxman
Professor of Chemistry
781-736-2532 Edison-Lecks 118
Area of Expertise: X-ray structure determination, coordination plymers, chemical, physical, and crystallographic studies of solid-state reactions
Lizbeth Hedstrom
Lizbeth Hedstrom
Professor of Biology and Chemistry
781-736-2333 Kosow-Wolfson 112
Area of Expertise: Relationship between protein structure and function in enzyme catalysis and inhibitor action. Understanding the effects of mutations in vivo.
Judith Herzfeld
Judith Herzfeld
Professor of Biophysical Chemistry
781-736-2538 Shapiro Science Center 3-06
Area of Expertise: Development and application of reactive and polarizable force fields as efficient replacements for quantum mechanics in simulations of reactions in complex media.  Solid-state NMR studies of structure and function in membrane proteins and bio-inspired materials.
Isaac Krauss
Isaac Krauss
Associate Professor of Chemistry
781-736-2574 Edison-Lecks 226
Area of Expertise: Study of organic synthesis, including its interface with other areas of chemical science, including organometallics and chemical biology.
Thomas Pochapsky
Thomas Pochapsky
Professor of Chemistry
781-736-2559 Rosenstiel 655
Area of Expertise: Self-assembly of chemical and biological systems. Transient interactions in solution by NMR. NMR of soluble proteins. Protein stability and folding by NMR and mutagenesis.
Dagmar Ringe
Dagmar Ringe
Professor of Biochemistry and Chemistry
781-736-4902 Rosenstiel 654
Area of Expertise: X-ray crystallography of proteins.Studies of protein structure and function, enzyme mechanisms and protein-ligand and protein-protein interaction
Klaus Schmidt-Rohr
Klaus Schmidt-Rohr
Professor of Chemistry
781-736-2520 Edison-Lecks 118A
Area of Expertise: Solid-state NMR and structure determination of complex materials, including fuel-cell membranes, semicrystalline polymers, carbon materials, nanocomposites, natural organic matter, and thermoelectrics; NMR technique development; basic thermodynamics.
Barry Snider
Barry Snider
Charles A. Breskin Professor of Organic Chemistry
Department Chair
781-736-2550 Edison-Lecks 225
Area of Expertise: Synthesis of natural products, new synthetic methods, free radical chemistry, Lewis acid induced reactions, ketene cycloadditions
Bing Xu
Bing Xu
Professor of Chemistry
781-736-5201 Edison-Lecks 320

Area of Expertise: New molecular materials and nanomaterials for the exploration in biomedicine (e.g., molecular drug delivery, cancer therapy, biomedical diagnostics, and biomimetics) and other fundamental problems in nanoscience and biological science.



Teaching Faculty

Milos Dolnik
Milos Dolnik
Associate Professor of Chemistry
781-736-2604 Shapiro Science Center 00-11A
Area of Expertise: Oscillating chemical reactions and pattern formation in reaction-diffusion systems. Mathematical modeling of biochemical kinetics and neural systems.
Kristen Mascall
Kristen Mascall
Assistant Professor of Chemistry
781-736-2545 Shapiro Science Center 00-08B
Area of Expertise: Chemical education. Organic synthesis. Medicinal chemistry.
Claudia Novack
Claudia Novack
Assistant Professor of Chemistry
781-736-2582 Edison-Lecks 120

Area of Expertise: Undergraduate chemistry education.



Faculty Emeriti 

Iu-Yam Chan
Iu-Yam Chan
Professor of Chemistry Emeritus
781-736-2554 Edison-Lecks 115
Emily Dudek
Emily Dudek
Professor of Chemistry Emerita
Michael Henchman
Michael Henchman
Professor of Chemistry Emeritus
781-736-2558 Edison-Lecks 122
James Hendrickson
James Hendrickson
Professor of Chemistry Emeritus
Peter Jordan
Peter Jordan
Professor of Chemistry Emeritus
781-736-2540 Edison-Lecks 115
Philip Keehn
Philip Keehn
Professor of Chemistry Emeritus
781-736-2541 Edison-Lecks 126
Gregory Petsko
Gregory Petsko
Professor of Chemistry Emeritus
Colin Steel
Colin Steel
Professor of Chemistry Emeritus
781-736-2536 Edison-Lecks 115
Robert Stevenson
Robert Stevenson
Professor of Chemistry Emeritus
781-736-2517 Edison-Lecks 126
Thomas Tuttle
Thomas Tuttle
Professor of Chemistry Emeritus