UIS Department of Chemistry has award winning faculty!

Two University Scholars(2005 and 2011), University Spencer Faculty Service Award winner (2016), College Faculty Excellence Awards for Teaching (2017) and Scholarship and Service(both 2016) and an Apple Distinguished Educator(2015).

Full-Time Faculty

Dr. Layne Morsch

Chair and Associate Professor, Organic Chemistry
Ph. D. University of Illinois Chicago, Organic Chemistry

Email: lmorsc1@uis.eduPhone: (217) 206-8487
Office: HSB 313

Dr. Morsch’s Webpage

Tenure Review Committee

2017 CLAS Faculty Excellence Award for Teaching

COLRS Senior Faculty Fellow 2017-19

Apple Distinguished Educator

Dr. Harshavardhan Bapat

Associate Professor, Analytical ChemistryHarshavardhan Bapat

Ph.D. University of Missouri, Analytical-Environmental Chemistry

Email: hbapa1@uis.edu
Phone: (217) 206-7744
Office: HSB 348

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Chair Undergraduate Council

COLRS Faculty Fellow 2015-17

2016 Spencer Faculty Service Award

Dr. Keenan Dungey

Keenan DungeyAssociate Professor, Inorganic Chemistry
Ph.D. University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Inorganic Chemistry

Email: kdung1@uis.edu
Phone: (217) 206-7345
Office: HSB 312

Dr. Dungey’s Webpage

Director Undergraduate Research Support Program

2005 University Scholar

2016 CLAS Faculty Excellence Award for Service

Dr. Stephen Johnson

Assistant Professor, BiochemistryDr. Stephen Johnson

Ph.D. Southern Illinois University School of  Medicine, Pharmacology

Email: srj@uis.edu
Phone: (217) 206-7336
Office: HSB 311

2016 CLAS Faculty Excellence Award for Scholarship

Undergraduate Council

CLAS Curriculum Committee

Dr. Marc Klingshirn

Director of CAP Honors and Associate Professor, Inorganic ChemistryDr. Marc Klingshirn

Ph.D. University of Alabama

Email: mklin2@uis.edu

Phone: (217) 206-8341
Office: HSB 347

Dr. Brad Logsdon

Clinical Assistant Professor, Physical Chemistry
Ph.D. Iowa State UniversityBrad Logsdon pic

Email: blogs2@uis.edu

Phone: (217) 206-8172
Office: HSB 305

Dr. John MartinDr. John Martin

Associate Professor, Astronomy and Physics

Email: jmart5@uis.edu
Phone: (217) 206-8342
Office: HSB 141

Director Henry Barber Research Observatory

2011 University Scholar

David Szabo

David Szabo Laboratory Specialist UIS ChemistryLaboratory Specialist, Chemistry
M.S. University of Illinois Springfield, Biology

B.S. Southern Illinois University, Chemistry

Email: dszab2@uis.edu
Phone: (217) 206-8579
Office: HSB 310


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Laboratory Specialist, Chemistry and Physics

Phone: (217) 206-8431
Office: HSB 139

Emeritus Faculty

Gary TrammellDr. Gary Trammell

Professor Emeritus, Organic Chemistry
Ph.D. Massachusetts Institute of Technology,
Organic Chemistry

Dr Bill BloemerDr. William Bloemer

Professor Emeritus, Physical Chemistry
Ph.D. University of Kentucky

Email: bbloe1@uis.edu
Phone: (217) 206-7347
Office: HSB 350