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John R. Swierk
Assistant Professor of Chemistry


2014 The Pennsylvania State University, Ph.D. in Chemistry (with Tom Mallouk)

2008 University of Pennsylvania, B.A. in Chemistry and  B.S.E. in Materials Science & Engineering

Professional Appointments

2018-present Assistant Professor of Inorganic Chemistry, Binghamton University

2016-2018 Associate Research Scientist, Yale University - Energy Science Institute

2015-2016 Postdoctoral Associate, Yale University (with Charles Schmuttenmaer)

2014-2015 Postdoctoral Chemist, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab - Joint Center for Artificial             

         Photosynthesis (with T. Don Tilley)

2010-2012 NSF GK-12 Graduate Fellow, Pennsylvania State University

Courses Taught

CHEM 341 - Intermediate Inorganic Chemistry

CHEM 484T/584T - Transition Metal Chemistry

CHEM 484B/584B - Bioinorganic Chemistry

UNIV 101 - Alchemy and the Birth of Modern Science

Invited Lectures

2019 State University of New York at Potsdam

2019 St. Lawrence University 

2019 Penn State Wilkes Barre

2016 Gordon Research Conference on Renewable Energy, Solar Fuels