Chemistry Faculty

Joe Alia

Associate Professor
Ph.D., Yale University
B.A., New College

Expertise

Quantum Based Structural Formulas = fun
Valency Interaction Formulas
Computational Chemistry
Joe Alia
Campus Location: 

Science 1390

Phone: 
+1 3205896345

Jim Barbour

Emissions Technician
Junior Scientist
Ph.D., University of Georgia
M.S., North Carolina State University
B.S., North Carolina State University

Expertise

Agronomy
Crop Science
Jim Barbour
Campus Location: 

Science 1535

Phone: 
+1 3205896899

Kevin Boyd

Assistant Professor
Ph.D., University of Houston
B.S., University of Houston

Expertise

Physical chemistry
Kevin Boyd
Campus Location: 

Science 1525

Phone: 
+1 320 589 6301

Nancy Carpenter

Professor
Ph.D., Northwestern University
B.A., Elmhurst College

Awards

  • Alumni Association Teaching Award
  • Horace T. Morse-Minnesota Alumni Association Award

Expertise

Synthetic Organometallic
Methodology
Nancy Carpenter
Campus Location: 

Science 2085

Phone: 
+1 3205896337

Jennifer Goodnough

Associate Professor
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin
B.S., St. Francis University

Awards

John Tate Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Advising

Expertise

Study of hydrogen bonded liquids via a semi-empirical method
Jennifer Goodnough
Campus Location: 

Science 1340

Phone: 
+1 3205896322

Julie Kill

Chemistry Lab Services Coordinator
Science and Math Safety Coordinator
Campus Location: 

Science 3120

Phone: 
+1 3205896332

Zack Mensinger

Assistant Professor
Ph.D., University of Oregon
B.A., Macalester College

Expertise

Bioinorganic Chemistry
Materials Chemistry
Neurodegenerative Diseases
Zachary Mensinger
Campus Location: 

Science 1385

Phone: 
+1 3205896313

Ted Pappenfus

Professor
Ph.D., University of Minnesota
B.A.,St. John’s University

Awards

  • Morris Faculty Distinguished Research Award
  • Horace T. Morse-Minnesota Alumni Association Award

Expertise

Organic photovoltaics
Green and sustainable chemistry
Organic and inorganic materials design and synthesis
Ted Pappenfus
Campus Location: 
Phone: 
+1 3205896340

Alyssa Pirinelli

Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Indiana University
B.S., St. Lawrence University

Expertise

Carbohydrate synthesis and reactivity Glycobiology
Organic synthesis methodology
Bioorganic chemistry
Alyssa Pirinelli
Campus Location: 

Science 2370

Phone: 
+1 320 589 6351

Christopher Schwartz

Assistant Professor
Ph.D, University of Nebraska, Lincoln
B.S., University of Nebraska, Omaha

Expertise

Organic chemistry Methodology
Synthesis of small molecules
NMR Spectroscopy
Chris Schwartz
Campus Location: 

Science 2340

Phone: 
+1 320 589 6321

Timothy Soderberg

Associate Professor
Ph.D., University of Utah
B.A.,Amherst College

Expertise

Bioorganic Chemistry
Cloning and Genetic Engineering
Protein Expression and Purification
Enzymatic Assays
Timothy Soderberg
Campus Location: 

Science 1535

Phone: 
+1 3205896331

Jim Togeas

Professor Emeritus
A.B.D., University of Minnesota
B.A., St. Olaf University

Awards

Horace T. Morse-Minnesota Alumni Association Award

Expertise

Theoretical Chemistry
History of Chemistry
Jim Togeas
Campus Location: 
Phone: 
+1 3205896309