UIS Department of Chemistry Award Winning Faculty!

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Full-Time Faculty

Dr. Harshavardhan Bapat

Chair and 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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Dr. Miranda Andrews

Instructor, Inorganic and Photochemistry

Ph.D. Texas Tech University,  Inorganic Chemistry

Email:  mandr3@uis.edu
Phone:  (217) 206-8172
Office:  HSB 311

Dr. Corey Burns

Instructor, Inorganic Chemistry

Ph.D. Texas A&M University,  Inorganic Chemistry

Email:  cburn8@uis.edu 
Phone:  (217) 206-8655
Office:  HSB 312


Dr. Stephen Johnson

Associate Professor, BiochemistryDr. Stephen Johnson

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

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

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Dr. Marc Klingshirn

Director of CAP Honors

Associate Professor, Inorganic ChemistryDr. Marc Klingshirn

Ph.D. University of Alabama

Email:  mklin2@uis.edu
Phone:  (217) 206-8341
Office:  HSB 347

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Dr. Layne Morsch

Professor, Organic Chemistry

Ph. D. University of Illinois Chicago, Organic Chemistry

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

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Charles BurroughsCharles Burroughs

Teaching Lab Specialist

B.A. Oberlin College, Environmental Studies
Ph.D.  University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, Plant Biology

Email:  cburrou2@uis.edu
Phone:  (217) 206-8579
Office:  HSB 305

Hillary Riklihillary-g-rikli-photo-1sm

Laboratory Specialist, Chemistry and Physics

M.S. University of Illinois Springfield
B.S. University of Illinois Springfield

Email:  hrikl2@uis.edu
Phone:  (217) 206-8431
Office:  HSB 139


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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