UIS Department of Chemistry Award Winning Faculty!

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Full-Time Faculty

Dr. Layne Morsch

Chair and Associate 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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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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Dr. Keenan Dungey

Keenan DungeyAssociate Vice-Chancellor for Research and Institutional Effectiveness

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

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

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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

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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

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Dr. Maria Panteva

Visiting Assistant Professor, Chemistry
Ph.D. Rutgers University, Chemistry & Computational Biology and Molecular Biophysics

Email: mpant4@uis.edu
Phone: (217) 206-8172
Office: HSB 305

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


Hillary Riklihillary-g-rikli-photo-1sm

Laboratory Specialist, Chemistry and Physics

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