Polymer Synthesis, Organic chemistry, Polymer Brushes, Nanomedicines, Tissue Engineering. Conducts research in to a variety of polymer-based research projects, primarily in the area of surface modifications and biomedical applications.
2151-2152 Organic Chemistry (3 credits each)
Systematic treatment of the structure, preparation, properties, and reactions of the principal classes of organic compounds. Fundamental principles of stereochemistry, reaction mechanisms, and spectroscopic methods of analysis. Prerequisite to Chem 2151: Chem 1112. Prerequisite to Chem 2152: Chem 2151. (Academic year)
2153-2154 Organic Chemistry Laboratory (1 credit each)
Laboratory complement of Chem 2151–52. Introduction to and practice in basic skills of synthesis, separation, purification, and identification of organic compounds. Prerequisite or concurrent registration: Chem 2 151–52. Prerequisite to Chem 2154: Chem 2153. Laboratory fee, $60 per semester. (Academic year)