Chemistry Faculty

swartz
Dack Professor of Chemistry
Professor

Department Chair, Chemistry

Luther
Professor, Emeritus

Research Professor Erickson has maintained an active research program in nuclear magnetic resonance (nmr) spectroscopy, the co-ordination chemistry of platinum group metals, kinetics and... read more

Graham Andrew
Assistant Professor
Heriberto Hernandez, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Erick
Assistant Professor

Professor Leggans primary responsibilities are teaching the introductory course and laboratories for the Organic Chemistry (CHM 221-222) and General Chemistry (CHM 129). His research focus is in... read more

Mark
Professor

We study the molecular pharmacology of neuronal nicotinic acetylcholine receptors (nAChRs). These ligand-gated ion channels are the seat of nicotine addiction and are implicated in a wide range of... read more

Lindberg
Professor

Visiting Professor of Chemistry

Professor Emeritus, Drake University

Lyons
Professor

Research:  Professor Lyons' research interests center around a class of materials called electrolytes which are ion conducting solutions (liquids or solids). The topic encompasses physical... read more

Elaine
Professor

Professor Marzluff teaches Physical Chemistry (CHM 363, 364), General 
Chemistry (CHM 129), Inorganic & Analytical Chemistry (CHM 210) as well as 
the Policy Studies seminar (PST320... read more

Martin
Professor

On Leave Academic Year 2012-2013   Research Professor Minelli's research deals with the synthesis and characterization of molybdenum compounds. Molybdenum compounds act as catalysts for a number... read more

Andy
Associate Professor

Research Professor Mobley's research interests involve the application of physical organic techniques to organometallic compounds. His current research involves the synthesis of transition metal... read more

Assistant Professor
Lee
Associate Professor

Professor Sharpe is interested in the development of environmental chemical sensors based on fluorescent, powdered, semiconductor materials. He and his students have found that... read more

Stephen
Associate Professor

email: sieckste[at]grinnell[dot]edu

 

Professor Sieck's research is focused on the development of new synthetic organic methodology to... read more

Trimmer
Associate Professor

Professor Trimmer is interested in the structure and mechanism of enzymes. Her research has focused on enzymes that perform oxidation/reduction reactions using the coenzyme flavin. She is... read more