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Chemistry Faculty

Department Chair: Dr. Ipsita Banerjee (JMH 642)
Associate Chair: Dr. Chris Bender (JMH 636)
Administrator: Adriana Magnotta (JMH 642)

Ipsita Banerjee, Ph.D. Chair (JMH 642) Dr. Ipsita Banerjee
Bionanotechnology, Biochemistry, and Nanomedicine

Robert Beer

Robert Beer, Ph.D. (JMH 634)
Inorganic Chemistry

Christopher Bender

Chris Bender, Ph.D., Associate Chair (JMH 636)
Theoretical/Biological/Analytical Chemistry

James Ciaccio

James Ciaccio, Ph.D. (JMH 518)
Organic/Synthetic Chemistry

Donald Clarke

Donald Clarke, Ph.D. (JMH 532)
NMR Spectroscopy, Biochemistry

Peter Corfield

Peter Corfield, Ph.D. (JMH 614)
Crystallography, Inorganic Chemistry

Fariborz Firooznia

Fariborz Firooznia, Ph.D. (JMH 512)
Organic Chemistry/Curriculum Development

Jon Friedrich

Jon Friedrich, Ph.D. (JMH 536)
Cosmochemistry/Planetary Science

Christopher Koenigsmann

Christopher Koenigsmann, Ph.D. (JMH 514)
Materials Chemistry, Nanotechnology, and Renewable Energy

Dr. Shahrokh Saba

Shahrokh Saba, Ph.D. (JMH 516)
Organic/Synthetic Chemistry

Julia A. Schneider, Ph.D. (JMH 534)Chemistry assistant professor Julia Schneider
Organic Chemistry, Materials Chemistry, Organic Electronics

Joshua Schrier

Joshua Schrier, Ph.D. Bepler Chair in Chemistry (JMH 616)
Physical Chemistry, Chemical Informatics, Computational Methods

Dr. Massud Shoja

Massud Shoja, Ph.D. (JMH 618)
Crystallography/Physical Chemistry

Elizabeth Thrall, Ph.D. (JMH 632)Portrait of Dr. Elizabeth Thrall.
Physical/Biophysical Chemistry

Adjunct Faculty

Dr. Diana Bray (Fordham Prof. Emerita)

Dr. Norman Bray

Dr. Bob Drake

Dr. Anthony Durante

Dr. Cihan Gunduz

Dr. Julio Martinez

Dr. Luz T. Padro

Dr. Jason Polisar

Dr. Frank Sena

Radhika Srinivas, MS

Dr. Lukasz Sztaberek


Dr. Diana Bray

Dr. Moses Kaloustian

Dr. John McMahon

Department Staff

Adriana Magnotta, JMH 642 - Department Administrator

Pooja Grewal, JMH 220 - Laboratory Technician, Organic Chem.

Candido Gude, JMH 120 - Laboratory Technician, General Chem.

Luz Padro-Martinez, JMH 120 - Laboratory Technician, General Chem.