Organic Chemistry Faculty


Core Faculty

» These faculty have primary appointments in the chemistry department.

Robert K. Boeckman, Jr.

Marshall D. Gates, Jr. Professor of Chemistry


Synthetic Organic Chemistry

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Joseph P. Dinnocenzo

Professor of Chemistry


Mechanistic Organic Chemistry

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Rudi Fasan

Assistant Professor of Chemistry


Bioorganic chemistry, Chemo-enzymatic synthesis, and Chemical biology

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Alison J. Frontier

Associate Professor of Chemistry


Synthetic Organic Chemistry

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The Frontier Group

Joshua L. Goodman

Professor of Chemistry


Mechanistic Organic Chemistry

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Bradley L. Nilsson

Associate Professor of Chemistry


Bioorganic, Protein and Biopolymer Engineering using Organic Synthesis

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The Nilsson Group

Daniel J. Weix

Assistant Professor of Chemistry


Organic Methods Development, Organometallic Chemistry, and Catalysis

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The Weix Group

Research Professors

» Research professors do not accept graduate students, but have active research programs within the department.

Samir Farid

Research Professor


Photo-induced Electron Transfer Reactions

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Emeritus Faculty

» Emeritus faculty no longer teach courses or graduate students, but many are still active contributors to the intellectual life of the department, serving as co-advisors, mentors, and running research programs.

Andrew S. Kende

C. F. Houghton Professor Emeritus of Chemistry


Strategy and Tactics in Organic Synthesis

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William H. Saunders, Jr.

Professor Emeritus of Chemistry


Ab Initio and Valence Bond Calculations of Proton Transfer and Elimination Reactions

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