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Christopher Gorman

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Chris Gorman
Professor of Chemistry



  • B.A. in Computer Science and Chemistry with Specialized Honors in Chemistry (June 1987), Summa Cum Laude, Drew University, Madison, NJ.
  • Ph.D. ( August 1991), California Institute of Technology
  • Postdoctoral Research (1992-1994), Harvard University
  • Postdoctoral Research (1991-1992), NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Area of Research / Academic Expertise

  • Research and teaching in physical organic, inorganic, organometallic, materials and polymer chemistry.
  • Design and synthesis of new materials with interesting and useful optical and electronic properties, particularly at nanometer length scales.

Questions & Answers

Why did you choose Chemistry as a field of study?

Nothing cooler than manipulating matter and seeing how it behaves.