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Faculty

Below are the first faculty for the Master of Science in Applied Chemical Science & Technology. More faculty will be added soon.

Xiaosong Li – Co-Director

Xiaosong LiXiaosong Li is the Harry and Catherine Jaynne Boand Endowed Professor of Chemistry in the UW Department of Chemistry, the co-associate chair for graduate education and the co-director of the Master of Science in Applied Chemical Science & Technology program. He heads a research group that focuses on the development of time-dependent electronic structure theory, relativistic quantum mechanical techniques and new methods for studying non-adiabatic dynamics of large-scale systems. Li got his Ph.D. at Wayne State University, and was awarded a CAREER Award by the National Science Foundation in 2009 and a Sloan Research Fellowship in 2011.

Full Profile | xsli@uw.edu

Robert Synovec – Co-Director

Robert SynovecA professor of chemistry in the UW Department of Chemistry, Robert Synonec is a co-associate chair for graduate education and the co-director of the Master of Science in Applied Chemical Science & Technology program. His research group mainly works in the areas of gas chromatography and liquid chromatography instrumentation, sensors, analytical methodology, chemical measurement science and multivariate data analysis (chemometrics). Synonec earned a Ph.D. in analytical chemistry at Iowa State University, and has taught at the UW since 1986. In 2016 he was awarded the Marcel Golay Lifetime Achievement Award at the 40th International Symposium on Capillary Chromatography.

Full Profile | synovec@chem.washington.edu​