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Becoming a Golden Hawk means more than just cheering on our (really good) varsity teams – it means being a student who cares about your community, who works hard in the classroom, and who takes advantage of all the learning opportunities that can happen outside the classroom, too.

Hind Al-Abadleh

  • Environmental physical chemistry of atmospheric and soil surfaces
  • Application of nanomaterials to environmental remediation and emission control

Louise Dawe
Assistant Professor

  • Small molecule X-ray crystallography and supramolecular chemistry
  • Chemistry education

Lillian DeBruin
Associate Professor, Chemistry and Biochemistry and Health Sciences
Graduate Coordinator, Chemistry and Biochemistry

Dmitri Goussev

  • Organometallic synthesis with “pincer”-type  ligands
  • Green chemistry

Ian Hamilton
Chair, Chemistry and Biochemistry

  • Computational chemistry; structure, dynamics and reactivity of clusters
  • Theoretical chemistry; quantum-classical correspondence, Information Theory

Geoff Horsman
Assistant Professor

  • Natural product biosynthesis
  • Biochemical characterization of microbial enzymes and pathways

Masoud Jelokhani-Niaraki

  • Biophysical properties of membrane-interacting proteins

Vladimir Kitaev

  • Synthesis and optical properties of nanoparticles

Stephen MacNeil
Associate Professor

  • Chemistry education; metacognition and self-regulated learning

Kenneth Maly
Associate Professor
Associate Dean, Priorities and Planning

  • Design, synthesis, and characterization of new organic materials including liquid crystalline materials

Scott Smith

  • Aquatic environmental chemistry

Michael Suits
Assistant Professor

  • Structural biology

Contact Us:

General Inquiries


Jane Davidson, Administrative Assistant

T: 519.884.1710 x2148

Lillian DeBruin, Graduate Coordinator

T: 519.884.1710 x3599


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