Dr. Jeremy Kua|
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
Office: SCST 381
Phone: (619) 260-7970
Courses Taught in Spring 2016
CHEM 152 General Chemistry Lecture (2nd semester)
CHEM 312 Physical Chemistry II
CHEM 396W Course web page will be coming up on Blackboard in late January.
Some Course Web Pages from recent years
What is computational chemistry? Look at some of the Introduction links in my Resources for Computational Chemistry page.
What is self-assembly? Here's what Wikipedia says. See some nice pictures and descriptions of self-assembly in the kitchen and more.
Current/potential projects for 2015-16
Interested in working on a research project in computational chemistry? Come by my office and talk to me. [Potential credit for Chem 496 during the semester; funding available during the summer.]
1. Prebiotic chemical reaction mechanisms.
2. Self-Oligomerization reactions of aldehydes.
3. Co-oligomerization of aldehydes, amines and HCN.
4. Developing Group Addivity Rules for Free Energies in Solution.
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External Research funding:
Camille & Henry Dreyfus Faculty Start-up Award (2004-2010)
Research Corporation CCSA (2005-2007)
ACS-Petroleum Research Fund (2007-2010)
Henry Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Award (2011-2016)
Computational Research Experience (i.e., projects I've worked on throughout my career)