Members of our faculty consistently rank as leaders in their respective fields. These include current and past winners of the Robert Boyle Prize for Analytical Science given by the Royal Society of Chemistry (UK), a member-elect of the International Academy of Quantum Molecular Science, a National Fresenius Award winner, a Fellow and Innovation Awardee of the American Chemical Society, and a Pew Scholar in the Biomedical Sciences. Our faculty also boasts many past recipients of national and IU-based awards in chemistry and chemical education.

Faculty Highlights

Research Faculty

Liang-shi Li
Liang-shi Li

Materials | Organic | Physical
Energy | Synthesis | Origins

Professor Li received B.S. in Chemical Physics and M.S. in Theoretical Physics from University of Science and Technology, China, and was awarded his Ph. D. degree (2003) in Physical Chemistry...

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Instructional Faculty

Laura C. Brown
Laura C. Brown

Laura Brown, Ph.D. received her B.S. in chemistry at Illinois Wesleyan University...

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Chun-Hsing (Josh) Chen
Chun-Hsing (Josh) Chen


Chun-Hsing (Josh) Chen received his Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry from Brandeis University in 2010. He became a Post Doctoral Fellow at Indiana University in 2010...

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