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John Armstrong

John Armstrong

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Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

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202-885-1779
CAS - Chemistry


Jennifer Axe

Jennifer Axe

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Professorial Lecturer

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CAS - Chemistry


Albert Cheh

Albert Cheh

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Professor

Albert Cheh received a BA in Chemistry from Columbia and a PhD in Biochemistry from UC Berkeley. His research focuses on the biochemistry of enzymatic digestion of biomass to produce cellulosic ethanol biofuel. He recently supervised two NIH postdocs... [More]

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202-885-1772
CAS - Environmental Science


Stefano Costanzi

Stefano Costanzi

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Assistant Professor

Dr. Costanzi's research interests mainly revolve around the application of computational techniques to the study of drug targets and the identification of molecules that modulate their activity. The main focus of the research activities is on the stu... [More]

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202-885-1722
CAS - Chemistry


Shoaleh Dehghan

Shoaleh Dehghan

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Senior Professorial Lecturer

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202-885-3028
CAS - Chemistry


Robert Faltynek

Robert Faltynek

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Adjunct Professor



Arij Farran

Arij Farran

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Senior Administrative Assistant

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202-885-1750
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Jane Ferguson

Jane Ferguson

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Director, Chemistry Laboratories

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202-885-1761
CAS - Chemistry


Douglas Fox

Douglas Fox

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Associate Professor

Douglas M. Fox received his BS in Chemical Engineering and his PhD in Chemistry at Michigan Technological University, in Houghton, MI. He spent two years at the Naval Research Laboratory and two years at the U.S. Naval Academy investigating the physi... [More]

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202-885-1735
CAS - Chemistry


James Girard

James Girard

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Department Chair, Chemistry

Dr. James Girard teaches analytical, environmental and forensic chemistry, as well as chemistry for non-science majors. He is the author of a textbook for environmental and chemistry students, Principles of Environmental Chemistry. He is also the aut... [More]

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202-885-1791
CAS - Chemistry


Matthew Hartings

Matthew Hartings

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Assistant Professor

Matthew Hartings is striving to develop new uses for metals in biological systems. He currently oversees two research projects—the first entails designing metal-based anti-cancer drugs, and the second involves creating artificial photosynthetic prote... [More]

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202-885-1778
CAS - Chemistry


Monika Konaklieva

Monika Konaklieva

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Associate Professor

Dr. Konaklieva’s research is in the area of exploring different approaches for delaying of microbial resistance. Current projects include computer-aided design and synthesis of novel beta-lactams as well as development of synthetic methodology for pr... [More]

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202-885-1777
CAS - Chemistry


Michele Lansigan

Michele Lansigan

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Professorial Lecturer

Michele Lansigan received her BS degree in Chemistry from the University of the Philippines-Los Banos where she also spent three years as a full time instructor teaching General Chemistry and Physical Chemistry laboratory courses. She was then accept... [More]

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202-885-1779
CAS - Chemistry


Sorangel Rodriguez-Velazquez

Sorangel Rodriguez-Velazquez

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Professorial Lecturer

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Shouzhong Zou

Shouzhong Zou

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Professor

Dr. Zou's research focuses on the synthesis and applications of shape(facet)-controlled metal nanocrystals. Of particular current interest are the applications of metal nanocrystals toward catalytic reduction of oxygen which is the cathode reaction o... [More]

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202-885-1763
CAS - Chemistry