Chemistry Faculty and Staff

Chemistry Faculty

Robert J. Cave.Robert J. Cave

Professor of Chemistry
PhD, California Institute of Technology
Theoretical studies of ground and excited states of molecules.

William Daub.G. William Daub

Seeley Wintersmith Mudd Professor of Chemistry and Department Chair of Computer Science
PhD, Stanford University
Development of new regioselective reactions for synthesis.

Karl Haushalter.Karl A. Haushalter

Professor of Chemistry and Biology and Department Chair
PhD, Harvard University
Molecular mechanisms of DNA repair; Interactions of proteins and nucleic acids.

Lelia Hawkins.Lelia N. Hawkins

Associate Professor of Chemistry
PhD, Scripps Institution of Oceanography
Characterization of light-absorbing compounds in atmospheric aerosol.

Adam Johnson.Adam R. Johnson

Professor of Chemistry
PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Amino acid-derived ligands for the synthesis of chiral transition metal complexes and novel ligands for the synthesis of heterobimetallic complexes.

Kerry Karukstis.Kerry K. Karukstis

Ray and Mary Ingwersen Professor of Chemistry
PhD, Duke University
Spectroscopic studies of surfactant assemblies, host-guest systems, and drug-delivery vehicles.

Gerald Van Hecke.Gerald R. Van Hecke/Sabbatical 2020-2021

Donald A. Strauss Professor of Chemistry
PhD, Princeton University
Thermodynamics of liquid crystals.

Katherine Van Heuvelen.Katherine Van Heuvelen

Associate Professor of Chemistry
PhD, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Synthesis and spectroscopic characterization of bio-inspired transition metal complexes.

Hal Van Rysywk.Hal Van Ryswyk

John Stauffer Professor of Chemistry
PhD, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Solar energy conversion, self-assembling molecular systems, energy and electron transfer.

David Vosburg.David Vosburg

Professor of Chemistry
PhD, Scripps Research Institute
Biomimetic cyclizations, natural product synthesis, green chemistry, and self-assembly.

Chemistry Emeritus Faculty

Prof. Campbell posed at chalkboard during lectureJ. Arthur Campbell

Years of Service

Misuru Kubota.Mitsuru Kubota

Years of Service

Philip C. Myhre.Philip C. Myhre

Years of Service

William G. Sly

Years of Service

Chemistry Staff

Daniel Guerra.Daniel A. Guerra

Laboratory & Stockroom Manager
B.S. & M.S., California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
Fax: 909.607.7577
Office: Jacobs 2310

Penny Manisco.Penny Manisco

Laboratory Technician & Chemical Hygiene Officer
B.S., University of Southern California
Office: Jacobs 2306

Peter SanchezPeter Sanchez

Instrumentation Technician
Office: Jacobs 2304

Kim Young.Kim Young

Administrative Coordinator
A.S., Chaffey College
PACE Certified
Office: Jacobs 1209