Faculty & Research

Lara Al Hariri
Chemical Education
Lecturer in Chemistry
Material Science (Polymers)

ISB 341F (413)
545-1484

alhariri@chem.umass.edu

Trisha Andrew
Organic, NanoMaterials, Chemical Energy, Materials, Analytical
Assistant Professor in Chemistry
Wearable Electronics

602 LGRT
(413) 545-1651

tandrew@umass.edu

Scott Auerbach
Theoretical Computational, Physical, NanoMaterials, Chemical Energy, Materials
Professor in Chemistry
Computational Materials Science

222 Goessmann Laboratory
(413) 545-1240

auerbach@chem.umass.edu

Michael Barnes
Physical, NanoMaterials, Chemical Energy, Materials
Professor in Chemistry
Single-Molecule Spectroscopy, Photophysics of Nanostructured Semiconductors

258 Goessmann Laboratory
(413) 577-3121

mdbarnes@chem.umass.edu

Pat Bianconi
Materials, Inorganic
Associate Professor in Chemistry
In-situ Polymerization Fabrication of Inorganic/Organic Composites, Inorganic Polymer Chemistry, Optical and Conductive Materials via Organometallic Routes

1417 LGRT Tower A
(413) 545-3119

bianconi@chem.umass.edu

Jianhan Chen
Theoretical Computational, Physical, Biophysical, Biological
Professor in Chemistry, and Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Biomolecules, Biomaterials

S585B Life Science Laboratories
(413) 545-3386

jianhanc@umass.edu

Min Chen
Biophysical, Biological, Bioanalytical, Analytical
Assistant Professor in Chemistry
Application of Proteins in Biotechnology, Functional Mechanism of Membrane Protein Pores, Channels and Transporters

865 LGRT B
(413) 545-0683

720 LGRT A (lab)
 

Paul Dubin
Biophysical, Biological, Bioanalytical, Analytical
Research Professor

133 Goessmann Laboratory
(413) 577-4167

Michelle Farkas
Biological, Organic
Assistant Professor in Chemistry
Development and Application of Chemical Biology Methods for the Study of Cancer Progression and Metastasis

N527 LSL
(413) 545-4770

N540 LSL (lab)
(413) 545-9619

Justin Fermann
Theoretical Computational, Chemical Education
Lecturer in Chemistry

341B ISB
(413) 545-2054

Lila Gierasch
Biophysical, Biological
Distinguished Professor in Chemistry, and Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Conformational Analysis of Peptides and Proteins by NMR, CD and Other Spectroscopic Methods, Biophysical Approaches to Protein Folding and Localization In Vivo

N331 LSL
(413) 545-6094

Jeanne Hardy
Biophysical, Biological
Associate Professor in Chemistry
Designing Binding Sites in Apoptotic Proteins and X-ray Crystallography

745A LGRT B
413-545-3486

720 LGRT A (lab)
413-577-3395

Bret Jackson
Chemical Energy, Materials, NanoMaterials, Physical, Theoretical Computational
Professor in Chemistry
Theoretical Studies of Molecule-Surface Interactions, Time Dependent Reactive and Non-Reactive Scattering

143 Goessmann Laboratory
(413) 545-2583

Igor Kaltashov
Analytical, Bioanalytical, Biological
Professor in Chemistry
Novel Mass Spectrometry-Based Strategies to Study Biopolymer Architecture, Dynamics and Interaction, Controlled Disorder as a Universal Facilitator of Binding Processes, Small Ligand Transport and Delivery, Higher Order Structure and Dynamics of Biopharmaceutical Products

N369 Life Sciences Laboratory
(413) 545-1460

Kevin Kittilstved
NanoMaterials, Chemical Energy, Materials, Inorganic
Assistant Professor in Chemistry
Multifunctional Inorganic Materials Chemistry

273 Goessmann
(413) 545-6096

Mike Knapp
NanoMaterials, Biological, Chemical Energy, Materials, Inorganic
Associate Professor in Chemistry
Enzymology, Enzymology and Electronic Structure of Non-heme Fe, Hydrogen Tunneling Effects in Biological C-H Activation, Biomimetic Nanocluster Self-Assembly

512 LGRT Tower A
(413) 545-4001

Michael Maroney
Biological, Chemical Energy, Inorganic
Professor in Chemistry
Spectroscopic, Electrochemical and Theoretical Investigations of Metal Sites in Metalloproteins and Synthetic Model Systems, Directed at Furthering the Understanding of Structure/Function Relationships in Biological or Catalytic Systems Involving Transition Metals

N373 Life Science Laboratory
(413) 545-4876

Craig Martin
Biological, Biophysical
Professor in Chemistry
Enzymology of transcription; structure and function in enzyme-DNA interactions, Kinetics and thermodynamics, Nucleotide analogs, SELEX, fluorescence spectroscopy

862 LGRT B
(413) 545-3299

Christopher McDaniel
Chemical Education
Lecturer in Chemistry

241F ISB
(413) 545-8394

Hans Mentzen II
Chemical Education
Lecturer in Chemistry

341D ISB
(413) 545-8392

Rick Metz
Physical, NanoMaterials, Chemical Energy, Materials
Professor in Chemistry
Spectroscopy and Dynamics of Gas-Phase Ions

269 Goessmann
(413) 545-6089

Sharon Qin
Chemical Education
Lecturer in Chemistry

ISB 341A
(413) 545-3404

Vincent Rotello
Organic, NanoMaterials, Biological, Chemical Energy, Materials
Professor in Chemistry
Biomedical and Materials Applications of Nanosystems

379 LGRT C
(413) 545-2058

Nathan Schnarr
Chemical Education
Lecturer in Chemistry
Undergraduate Program Director

613 LGRT
(413) 545-2294

Eric Strieter
Organic, Biological
Assistant Professor in Chemistry
Protein Post-Translational Modifications

745D LGRT
(413) 545-2937

720 LGRT (lab)
(413) 577-3395

S. Thai Thayumanavan
Organic, NanoMaterials, Biological, Chemical Energy, Materials
Professor in Chemistry
Polymer self-assembly, responsive materials and their use in diverse applications including therapeutic delivery, sensing, and diagnostics

1540 LGRT C
(413) 545-1313

Lynmarie Thompson
Biophysical, Biological
Professor in Chemistry
Director, Chemistry-Biology Interface Program (CBI), Mechanisms of Membrane Proteins Involved in Signaling or Bioenergetics, Including Receptors and Transporters, Structural Biology of Membrane Proteins Using Solid-State NMR Spectroscopy

864 LGRT B
(413) 545-0827

Richard Vachet
Analytical, Bioanalytical, Biological, Materials, NanoMaterials
Professor in Chemistry
Department Head, New Methods for Investigating Protein Amyloid Formation, Protein Therapeutics, and Nanomaterials in Biology

N363 LSL
(413) 545-2733
rwvachet@chem.umass.edu

371D LGRT C (Dept. Head office)
(413) 545-2318
depthead@chem.umass.edu

Dhandapani Venkataraman
Organic, NanoMaterials, Chemical Energy, Materials
Professor in Chemistry
Organic and Materials Chemistry, Mesoscale Assemblies for Materials Applications

1534 LGRT
413-545-2028

dv@chem.umass.edu

Gabriela Weaver
Physical, Chemical Education
Professor in Chemistry
Associate Provost for Faculty Development, Director for the Center for Teaching and Faculty Development

341C ISB
(413) 545-1225

gweaver@acad.umass.edu

Tom Whelan
Chemical Education
Lecturer in Chemistry
Director of General Chemistry Laboratories

241E ISB
(413) 545-6092

whelan@chem.umass.edu

Mingxu You
Analytical, Bioanalytical, Biological, Materials, NanoMaterials
Assistant Professor in Chemistry
DNA/RNA Nanotechnology, Bioimaging, Biosensing, Synthetic Biology

867 LGRT
(413) 545-4983

mingxuyou@chem.umass.edu