B. Frank Gupton, Ph.D.

Floyd D. Gottwald, Jr. Chair in Pharmaceutical Engineering; Chair, Professor, Department of Chemical and Life Science Engineering · VCU College of Engineering

Professor Gupton's research is focused on the development of new technologies that will streamline organic synthesis

Cross-Coupling Catalysis Flow Chemistry / Continual Chemical Processing Organic Synthesis in Pharmaceutical Applications

Brandon Quillian

Associate Professor · Georgia Southern University

Professor Quillian specializes in organic chemistry and organometallic chemistry

Organic Chemistry Chemistry Organometallic Chemistry

Wei-Ning Wang, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering · VCU College of Engineering

Aerosol-enabled technologies towards addressing critical challenges in the sectors of energy, the environment, and human health.

Environmental Science and Technology Heterogeneous Catalysis Chemistry and Chemical Engineering Aerosol science and technology Materials Science and Engineering

Yong (Tiger) Zhang, PhD

Assistant Professor of Pharmacology and Pharmaceutical Sciences · USC School of Pharmacy

Yong (Tiger) Zhang is an expert in chemical biology, drug design and discovery, protein engineering, and immunotherapy.

Nanomedicine Protein Biosynthesis Immunotherapy Drug Design and Discovery Chemical Biology

Ram B. Gupta, Ph.D.

Associate Dean for Faculty Research Development | Professor of Chemical & Life Science Engineering · VCU College of Engineering

Research interest: batteries, electrochemistry, sustainable energy, biofuel, supercritical extraction, and nanomedicine.

Batteries Electrochemical engineering Bio-carbon Supercritical carbon dioxide technology Nanotechnology

Greg Boyce, Ph.D.

Expert in organic chemistry · Florida Gulf Coast University

Greg Boyce has a passion for organic synthesis and total synthesis of natural products.

Total Synthesis Organic / Inorganic Synthesis Chemicals in Household Settings Organic Chemistry Medicine and Drugs

Carlos Castano, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering · VCU College of Engineering

Professor Castano specializes in tailoring surface properties of materials for applications in energy, transportation, and manufacturing.

Advanced Materials Characterization Corrosion Engineering Lightweight Alloys Plasma Physics Thin film deposition and characterization

Stephen Frye, Ph.D.

Fred Eshelman Distinguished Professor of Pharmacy & Director, Center for Integrative Biology and Drug Discovery · UNC-Chapel Hill

Stephen Frye is a professor and director of the Center for Integrative Chemical Biology and Drug Discovery.

Chromatin Chemical Biology Medicinal Chemistry Drug Discovery Oncology

Anton Toutov, Ph.D

Assistant Professor, Department of Chemical and Life Science Engineering · VCU College of Engineering

Dr. Toutov develops new chemical strategies for organic synthesis, catalysis, and medicinal chemistry.

Hydroesulfurization of Fuels PET Radiotracer Development Organic Synthesis Catalysis Medicinal Chemistry

Matey Kaltchev, Ph.D.

Professor, Department Chair · Milwaukee School of Engineering

Dr. Matey Kaltchev's areas of expertise include Physical Chemistry, Surface Science, Nanoengineering

Catalysis Nanoengineering and Nanomaterials FTIR Spectroscopy Physical Chemistry Surface Science

Rafael Quirino

Associate Professor · Georgia Southern University

Professor Quirino focuses on the use of triglycerides as starting materials for different chemistries.

Renewables and Environment Catalysis Carbon Organic Chemistry Catalysts

Christina Tang, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Department of Chemical and Life Sciences Engineering · VCU School of Engineering

Prof. Tang specializes in polymer nanomaterial synthesis/characterization with interest in hybrids with inorganic nanoparticles/biomolecules

Smart Polymer Materials Polymer Processing Hybrid Materials Catalysis/Biocatalysis Nanotechnology

Brent Feske

Associate Professor · Georgia Southern University

Professor Feske specializes in biocatalysis (catalysis using enzymes) and asymmetric synthesis towards pharmaceuticals

Biochemistry Asymmetric Synthesis Chemistry Catalysis/Biocatalysis Organic Chemistry

Sasha Kabanov, Ph.D.

Mescal Swaim Ferguson Distinguished Professor, Eshelman School of Pharmacy · UNC at Chapel Hill

Kabanov has conducted pioneering research that has considerably influenced current ideas and approaches in drug delivery and nanomedicine.

Pharmacology Pharmaceutical Development Chemistry Science Biochemistry