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

Ronald A. Hites
Ronald A. Hites


Professor Hites received his B.A. degree in 1964 from Oakland University. Subsequently, he began graduate studies in organic analytical chemistry at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, ultimately receiving his Ph. D. in 1968...

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Instructional Faculty

Ben Burlingham
Ben Burlingham

Ben Burlingham received a B.S. in biochemistry at Grove City College in 1996. After serving as the program director of a Christian youth camp for one year...

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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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