Department of Chemistry


Lance Shipman-Young Dr. Lance Shipman Young
Associate Professor and Chair
Merrill Hall Room 104
(404) 614-3784
Educational Background: B.S. Chemistry, Morehouse College; Ph.D., Biological Chemistry, Texas A&M University
Areas of Expertise: Structural Biology, Protein X-Ray Crystallography, Protein Chemistry, Biochemistry
Troy Story Dr. Troy Story
Merrill Hall Room 343
(404) 215-2612
Educational Background: Senior Scientist, Mathematical Sciences Research Institute, UC Berkeley; Postdoctoral Fellow, Physics Institute, Chalmers Institute of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden; Staff Scientist, Space Sciences Lab, UC Berkeley; Ph.D. Physical Chemistry, UC Berkeley; B.S., Morehouse College
Areas of Expertise: Applications of differential geometry and its main tool, exterior calculus, to dynamics, Chemical Physics
Recent Publications: "Exterior Calculus: Supply and Demand Dynamics", The Clute Institute, March 2012, Bangkok, Thailand. "Exterior Calculus: Economic Profit Dynamics", WASET 63, 145 (2012). "Exterior Calculus: Economic Growth Dynamics", Troy L. Story, World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology 75, 435 (2011). Mathematical Modeling I: Kinetics, Thermodynamics and Statistical Mechanics, Troy L. Story (iUniverse, Inc., New York, 2010). Exterior Calculus and Dynamics, Troy Story, Proceedings of Neural, Parallel, and Scientific Computations, 4, 361(2010)
Brian Lawrence Dr. Brian Lawrence
Assistant Professor
Merrill Hall Room 108B
(404) 681-2800 ext. 2745
Educational Background: A.M., Ph.D. 2004, Harvard University; B.S., University of California at Berkeley
Areas of Expertise: Organic Chemistry
Juana Mendenhall Dr. Juana Mendenhall
Assistant Professor
Merrill Hall Room 218
(404) 681-2800 ext. 2286
Educational Background:  Ph.D., Polymer Chemistry, Clark Atlanta University; B.S. Chemistry, North Carolina A&T State University.
Areas of Expertise: Polymer Chemistry, Biomaterials, Nanotechnology, Tissue Engineering, Energy Harvesting


Administrative Staff

Ms. Noel Beasley
Administrative Assistant
Merrill Hall Room 105A
(404) 215-2611

Mr. Daniel Pambi
Merrill Hall Room 314
(404) 681-2800 ext. 2400

Mr. Elve Jones
Laboratory Technician
Merrill Hall Room 216
(404) 681-2800 ext. 2773