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2018-2019 Graduate Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Graduate Catalog [NOTE!!!! THIS IS AN ARCHIVED CATALOG. FOR THE CURRENT CATALOG, GO TO CATALOG.NIU.EDU]

Chemistry and Biochemistry


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Chair: Ralph Wheeler

Graduate Faculty

Marc J. Adler, adjunct assistant professor, Ph.D., Duke University
Gary M. Baker, associate professor, Ph.D., Purdue University
David S. Ballantine, Jr., associate professor, Ph.D., University of Maryland
Yingwen Cheng, assistant professor, Ph.D., Duke University
Robert F. Cunico, professor emeritus, Ph.D., Purdue University
James E. Erman, Distinguished Research Professor, emeritus, Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Elizabeth R. Gaillard, Distinguished Research Professor, Ph.D., University of Texas
Thomas M. Gilbert, associate professor, Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley
Timothy J. Hagen, associate professor, Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
Oliver Hofstetter, associate professor, Ph.D., University of Tübingen (Germany) 
James R. Horn, associate professor, Ph.D., University of Iowa
Narayan S. Hosmane, Distinguished Research Professor, Board of Trustees Professor, Ph.D., Edinburgh University 
Dennis N. Kevill, Distinguished Research Professor, emeritus, Ph.D., University of London
Douglas Klumpp, Presidential Research, Scholarship and Artistry Professor, Ph.D., Iowa State University
Tao Li, assistant professor, Ph.D., University of South Carolina
Evgueni Nesterov, professor, Ph.D., Moscow State University
Irina Nesterova, assistant professor, Ph.D., Moscow State University
Chhiu-Tsu Lin, Distinguished Teaching Professor, Distinguished Research Professor, Board of Trustees Professor, emeritus, Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles
W. Roy Mason III, professor emeritus, Ph.D., Emory University
Victor V. Ryzhov, associate professor, Ph.D., Case Western Reserve University
Lee Sunderlin, associate professor, Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley
Petr Vanýsek, professor emeritus, Ph.D., Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences
Ralph Wheeler, professor, Ph.D., Cornell University
Tao Xu, professor, Ph.D., University of Alabama
Chong Zheng, professor, Ph.D., Cornell University

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry offers programs leading to the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees. Bulletins describing graduate programs in chemistry are available from the department chair.

Admission to graduate programs in chemistry requires a baccalaureate degree in chemistry or a related area.

Course Information

Course numbering system. Courses offered by the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry are divided into different areas as a general guide to students using the following numbering system.

-00, special topics
-15, seminar
-01 to -19, general chemistry
-20 to -29, analytical chemistry
-30 to -39, organic chemistry
-40 to -49, physical chemistry
-50 to -59, nanochemistry
-60 to -69, inorganic chemistry
-70 to -79, biochemistry
-80 to -99, research, dissertation, and miscellaneous

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