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    Committees List

Committee Name

Committee members (chair listed first)

Administrative Advisory

David Blank (Head), Christy Haynes (Associate Head), Lee Penn (Director of Undergraduate Studies, DUGS), Aaron Massari (Director of Graduate Studies, DGS), Chuck Tomlinson (Director of Operations)

Awards & Publicity

Tom Hoye, Ilja Siepmann,Tanya Becker

Alumni Relations

George Barany, Kathy Peters-Martell, David Blank

Community Events

Chuck Tomlinson, Tanya Becker, Diana Mayweather

Department Seminars

Valerie Pierre, Nicholas Race, Donald Truhlar

Diversity & Inclusion

Edgar Arriaga: faculty, CSE D&I Alliance Co-Leader, John Beumer: staff, Michael Bowser: faculty, Meghan Cahill: undergraduate student, Erin Carlson: faculty, D&I Committee Chair, Sina Chiniforoush: graduate student, Brianna Collins: graduate student, Miriam Krause: staff, Aaron Massari: faculty, Director of Graduate Studies, Angela Perkins: faculty, Natalie Pfann: undergraduate student, Chris Rich: postdoctoral associate, Becky Rodriguez: graduate student, WISE representative, SACNAS president, Deborah Rodriguez: undergraduate student, Ria Sanyal: postdoctoral associate, Amy Wesolowski: undergraduate student. 
Dow-LeClaire Instrument Facility

Erin Carlson (MS), Christopher Douglas (NMR), Connie Lu (X-ray), Joseph Dalluge, Letitia Yao, Victor Young

Faculty Lunch Meetings  
Faculty Search


Graduate Curriculum

Aaron Massari (DGS), Renee Frontiera, Lawrence Que Jr.

Graduate Student Admissions and Recruiting

Aaron Massari (Chair), Joeseph Topczewski, Jason Goodpaster, Nick Race, Ambika Bhagi-Damodaran, Andreas Stein, Stephanie Stathopoulos

Graduate Student Research Symposium

Nicholas Race, Mollie Dunlap, Eileen Harvala, Eric Schulz

Green Chemistry Jane Wissinger (chair)
Industrial Relations

David Blank, Mollie Dunlap, Kathy Peters-Martell

Lando/NSF Undergraduate Summer Program 

Steven Kass


Don Truhlar

Machine Shop (Physics) Aaron Massari (chemistry representative)
Mentor Jason Goodpaster: Aaron Massari and Donald Truhlar
Ambika Bhagi-Damodaran: Will Pomerantz and Erin Carlson
Nick Race: Marc Hillmyer and Chris Douglas
Courtney Roberts: Renee Frontiera and Ian Tonks
Jessica Lamb:
Kyle Bantz: Michelle Driessen
New Graduate Student Faculty Reviews Jessica Lamb
Newsletters Eileen Harvala, David Blank
Outreach Kenneth Leopold (Chemists in the Classroom), Aaron Massari (Energy & U), Letitia Yao (Cool Chemistry)
Planning, Staffing & Resources

Aaron Massari, Will Pomerantz (sabbatical fall), Michael Bowser (sabbatical replacement, fall), newly elected member


Anna Sitek, Diana Mayweather, Jane Wissinger, Ian Tonks, Chuck Tomlinson


Ilja Siepmann, Timothy Lodge, Wayne Gladfelter

Temporary Lecturer Search

Christy Haynes (Associate Head), Lee Penn (DUGS), Michelle Driessen, Jane Wissinger

Tenure Review

Mark Distefano (Chair), Jiali Gao, Mike Bowser, Steve Kass, Connie Lu

Undergraduate Curriculum

Lee Penn (DUGS), Michelle Driessen, Christopher Douglas, Doreen Leopold, Will Pomerantz

Undergraduate Advisers

Lee Penn (DUGS), Chris Douglas, Ken Leopold, Doreen Leopold, Kyle Bantz, Stephanie Stathopoulos


Courtney Roberts, Eileen Harvala, Dan MacEwan, Eric Schulz, Daryl Bacchus