Chemistry Offices are located on the 3rd and 4th floors of Grote Hall, 701 Vine Street, Chattanooga, TN 37403.
The Chemistry Department Office is in 318 Grote.
FACULTY: Dr. Titus Albu, Dr. Harriet Hamilton, Dr. Jisook Kim, Dr. Kyle Knight, Dr. Doug Kutz, Dr. John Lee, Dr. John Lynch, Dr. Rob Mebane, Dr. Gail Meyer, Mr. Jim Narramore, Dr. Gretchen Potts, Dr. Tom Rybolt, Dr. Manuel Santiago, Dr. Steven Symes, and Dr. Stefanie Whitson
Assistant Professor; B.S. University of Bucharest 1994; M.S. University of Bucharest 1995; Ph.D. Case Western Reserve University 2000
Professional Interests: Computational and Theoretical Chemistry: Gas-phase, organic and biological systems; Catalytic and electrochemical processes; Chemical dynamics; Molecular properties
Phone: 423-425-4143 Titus-Albu@utc.edu Office: 312 Grote
Lecturer; B.S., Emory, M.A., 2004, University of Michigan, Ph.D., 1980, Emory.
Professional Interests: Structure-Activity Relationships of organic compounds used as drugs; drug absorption and metabolism; synthetic organic chemistry in development of heterocyclic- and carbocyclic-molecules; asymmetric synthesis
Phone: 423-425-5295 Harriet-Hamilton@utc.edu Office: 301 Grote
Assistant Professor; B.S., 1993, Chung-Ang University, M.S., 1995, Ph.D., 2001, Case Western Reserve University, Postdoctoral Fellow, U. Minn., 2003, MIT, 2004
Professional Interests: Biochemistry, organic chemistry, medicinal chemistry, chemical biology of small molecules.
Phone: 423-425-5101 Jisook-Kim@utc.edu Office: 311 Grote
Professor; B.A., 1988, Middlebury College; Ph.D., 1994, Stanford University. 1995-6 NIH Postdoctoral Fellow, The University of Texas at Austin.
Professional Interests: Organic and organometallic chemistry, catalysis by transition metal complexes, stereoselective synthesis.
Phone: 423-425-5297 Kyle-Knight@utc.edu Office: 310 Grote
Ben Gross Professor of Chemistry; B.S., 1968, Union college; Ph.D., 1973, University of Notre Dame.
Professional Interests: Physical chemistry, Computer simulation of chemical reactions, reaction dynamics.
Phone: 423-425-4377 Doug-Kutz@utc.edu Office: 314 Grote
Assistant Professor; B.S., 2003, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga; Ph.D., 2008, North Carolina State University; Research Chemist, 2008 – 2010, Eastman Chemical Company; Grote Postdoctoral Fellow, UTC, 2010 - 2012
Professional Interests: Synthetic inorganic and organometallic chemistry, transition metal-mediated catalysis, NMR spectroscopy.
Phone: 423-425-4488 John-Lee@utc.edu Office: 303 Grote
Professor; B.S., 1970, St. Peter's College; Ph.D., 1976 Pennsylvania State University.
Professional Interests: Analytical Chemistry, thermometric titrations, kinetic methods of analysis, use of computers for automated data acquisition and analysis.
Phone: 423-425-4491 John-Lynch@utc.edu Office: 401 Grote
Nita T. Grote Professor of Chemistry; B.A., 1976 Pfeiffer College; Ph.D., 1981 Duke University.
Professional Interests: organic chemistry, synthetic method development, transfer hydrogenation, reaction mechanisms, molecular modeling.
Phone: 423-425-4709 Robert-Mebane@utc.edu Office: 313 Grote
UC Foundation Professor; B.A., 1974, UT-Chattanooga; M.S., 1976, University of Minnesota; Ed.D., 1999, UT-Knoxville.
Professional Interests: Chemical education, course development, women in chemistry, biochemistry
Phone: 423-425-4486 Gail-Meyer@utc.edu Office: 305 Grote
Faculty associate, B.A., 1983, M. Ed., 1995, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.
Professional Interests: Laboratory coordination and instruction. Chemical education, chemical safety, and analytical chemistry.
Phone: 423-425-4142 Jim-Narramore@utc.edu Office: 318C Grote
UC Foundation Associate Professor; B.S., 1996, Miami University; Ph.D., 2000, University of Florida; Visiting Assitant Professor, 2000-2002, College of Charleston.
Professional Interest: Analytical Chemistry, spectroscopy, environmental chemistry, field-ready sensors.
Phone: 423-425-5296 Gretchen-Potts@utc.edu Office: 402 Grote
Department Head and UC Foundation Professor; B.S., 1976 Furman University; M.S., 1979, Ph.D., 1981 Georgia Institute of Technology.
Professional Interests: Physical Chemistry, surface chemistry, gas-solid interactions, interfacial phenomena, modeling molecular properties.
Phone: 423-425-4499 Tom-Rybolt@utc.edu Office: 318A Grote
UC Foundation Associate Professor; B.S., Austin Peay State University; M.S., Ph.D., South Dakota State University.
Professional Interest: Biochemistry and organic, microbial physiology, metabolism, genetics & molecular biology.
Phone: 423-425-5364 Manuel-Santiago@utc.edu Office: 302 Grote
UC Foundation Professor; B.A. Physics, 1992, Washington University; Ph.D., 1996, University of Arkansas.
Professional Interests: Analytical Chemistry, quantitative analysis of the major and trace-element chemistry of planetary materials.
Phone: 423-425-4380 Steven-Symes@utc.edu Office: 304 Grote
Lecturer; B.S., 1998, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga; Ph.D., 2004, Vanderbilt University.
Professional Interests: Biochemistry, protein structure, molecular dynamics, NMR spectroscopy, fluorescence spectroscopy, and molecular biology.
Phone: 423-425-4988 Stefanie-Whitson@utc.edu Office: 322 Grote
Phone: 423-425-5771 Julie-Bingham@utc.edu Office: 323 Grote
Phone: 423-425-4482 Dennis-Meinert@utc.edu Office: 321 Grote
Phone: 423-425-5771 CK-Reynolds@utc.edu Office: 323 Grote
Phone: 423-425-5771 Rebecca-Stimson@utc.edu Office: 323 Grote
Phone: 423-425-5849 Veronica-Shields@utc.edu Office: 320 Grote
Departmental Administrative Assistant; B.S., University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.
Professional Interests: Administrative organization and coordination of the Chemistry Department office.
Phone: 423-425-4278 Nancy-Tolar@utc.edu Office: 318B Grote
Grote Professor; B.S., 1974, Ph.D., 1980, Georgia Institute of Technology.
Professional Interests: Inorganic Chemistry, thioether complexes of transition metals, supramolecular chemistry, optically active transition metal complexes, transition metal NMR, organometallic complexes of macrocyclic ligands.
Guerry Professor of Chemistry: B.S., 1952, University of Chattanooga; M.S., 1954, and Ph.D., 1956, University of Tennessee at Knoxville.
Professional Interests: Organic Chemistry, chemical education, organic synthesis, intramolecular hydrogen bonding, utilization of Raney catalysts in transfer hydrogenation.
Nita T. Grote Professor of Chemistry; B.S., 1960, Duke University; Graduate study at California Institute of Technology and Columbia University; Ph.D., 1969, University of North Carolina.
Professional Interests: Analytical Chemistry, Chemical education, instrumental methods of analysis, environmental chemistry, forensic chemistry.
Guerry Professor; B.S., 1966, University of Wisconsin; Ph.D., 1969, University of California Los Angeles.
Professional Interests: Organic and biochemistry, chemistry of natural products, origin and evolution of metabolism, chemical evolution.