An Interactive Education

In the Department of Chemistry at Michigan Tech, we pride ourselves on the top-notch education and valuable guidance we offer to students seeking both undergraduate and graduate degrees. We believe that chemistry is a hands-on science best taught through personal interaction and lab experiences that are both practical and relevant.

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Lynn R. Mazzoleni

Lynn R. Mazzoleni

PhD, University of Nevada, Reno

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906-487-1853
lrmazzol@mtu.edu

Associate Professor, Chemistry

Atmospheric aerosols and clouds play important roles in determining the Earth’s climate. Trace gases and aerosols, constitute only a tiny fraction of the atmospheric mass, however they interfere with the solar radiative transfer through the atmosphere. Along with molecular scattering and absorption from gases, aerosol particles and clouds determine in . . .

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Tarun K. Dam

Tarun K. Dam

PhD, University of Calcutta, India

Contact

906-487-2940
tkdam@mtu.edu

Assistant Professor, Chemistry

Antigen presenting cells (APCs) that protect our body from internal and external threats, express an array of glycan-binding proteins or lectins. These lectins recognize cancer antigens as well as the surface structures of pathogens and help immune cells interact with tumor cells and invading pathogens. Depending on certain factors, these . . .

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Sarah A. Green

Sarah A. Green

BA, Chemistry, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, 1983

Contact

906-487-3419
sgreen@mtu.edu

Professor, Chemistry

Origin and fate of DOC in terrestrial, lake, and marine environments; methods for detection of free radicals, photochemical transformations of natural and anthropogenic organic compounds in the environment; oxidative degradation reactions; response of aquatic systems to climate change; effects of electrostatic charge and ionic strength on fast reaction kinetics; behavior of . . .

GLRC Tests Underwater Equipment