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Faculty Research

Chemistry faculty conduct research during the academic year and in summer. There are many opportunities for students, both undergrads and graduate students, in their research labs. Faculty research belongs in one or more of the areas listed below:

Analytical
Biological
Computational

Rachel O'Brien

J.C. Poutsma

Deborah Bebout
Randolph Coleman
Lisa Landino
J.C. Poutsma
Douglas Young

Randolph Coleman
Nathan Kidwell
J.C. Poutsma

Conservation Science

(Cultural Heritage)

 Inorganic
Materials

Tyler Meldrum
Kristin Wustholz

Deborah Bebout
Robert Pike
William McNamara

William McNamara
Robert Pike

Organic
 Physical
Spectroscopy

Christopher Abelt
Elizabeth Harbron
Robert Hinkle
Jonathan Scheerer
Douglas Young

Nathan Kidwell

Tyler Meldrum
J.C. Poutsma
Kristin Wustholz

Christopher Abelt
Deborah Bebout
Elizabeth Harbron
Nathan Kidwell
Tyler Meldrum
Kristin Wustholz

Chemistry research is funded by numerous grants from such agencies as:

  • The U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF)
  • The U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH)
  • The Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation (Henry-Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Awards)
  • The Beckman Foundation (Beckman Scholars’ Program)
  • The Petroleum Research Fund (PRF) of the American Chemical Society (ACS)
  • The Virginia Space Grant Consortium (VSGC)
  • National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
  • The Jeffress Memorial Trust of Virginia
  • The Commonwealth Research Commercialization Fund of Virginia
  • The U.S. Department of Defense
  • Commonwealth Health Research Board
  • The Roy R. Charles Center of William & Mary