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Fall 2019: Chem 6500 (Reactivity and Mechanisms in Inorganic Chemistry)

Level: Graduate

Enrollment: 10 (9 graduate students, 1 undergraduate student)

Course  Introduction: The purpose of this course is to provide necessary understandings of reactivities and mechanisms in inorganic chemistry relevant to main group and transition metal elements through readings and presentations on the recommended texts and current literatures.

Course Evaluation: 4.9/5

Fall 2020: Chem 5520 (Advanced Inorganic Chemistry)

Level: Undergraduate + Graduate

Enrollment: 10 (9 undergraduate students, 1 graduate student)

Course  Introduction: The purpose of this course is to provide a deeper understanding of inorganic chemistry based on prior training in general, inorganic, organic, and physical chemistry. Advanced topics including coordination chemistry, reaction mechanisms of inorganic, organometallic compounds will be discussed. Selected topics on bioinorganic chemistry, solid-state materials and main group chemistry will also be introduced. Discussions of contemporary research literatures will be used to expose students in the cutting-edge research in inorganic chemistry.

Course Evaluation: 5/5

Spring 2021: Chem 5530 (Advanced Synthesis Laboratory)

Level: Undergraduate

Enrollment: 7

Course  Introduction: The purpose of this lab course is to help students apply their knowledge in chemical theories into applications. Students will conduct experiments to synthesize a variety of organic and inorganic compounds applied in chemical catalysis. Students will also learn how to use instrumentations and technics including NMR, UV-vis spectroscopy, infrared spectroscopy, recrystallization, thin-layer column (TLC), flash column, etc. to facilitate their projects.

Course Evaluation: 5/5

Fall 2021: Chem 5520 (Advanced Inorganic Chemistry)

Level: Undergraduate + Graduate

Enrollment: 4 (3 undergraduate students, 1 graduate student)

Course Evaluation: 5/5

Fall 2021: Chem 6510 (Chemical Applications of Group Theory)

Level: Graduate

Enrollment: 4 (3 graduate students, 1 undergraduate student)

Course  Introduction: The purpose of this course is to provide fundamental knowledge of group theory in chemistry. The defining properties of a group will be discussed. Molecular symmetry, symmetry operations and representation of groups will be taught. The use of group theory in chemistry, including molecular orbital theory, molecular vibrations and spectroscopy will be discussed.

Course Evaluation: 5/5

Spring 2022: Chem 5530 (Advanced Synthesis Laboratory)

Level: Undergraduate

Enrollment: 3

Course Evaluation: 5/5

Fall 2022: Chem 5520 (Advanced Inorganic Chemistry)

Level: Undergraduate + Graduate

Enrollment: 4 (4 undergraduate students)

Course Evaluation: 5/5

Spring 2023: Chem 5530 (Advanced Synthesis Laboratory)

Level: Undergraduate

Enrollment: 4

Course Evaluation: 5/5

Spring 2023: Chem 3510 (Intermediate Inorganic Chemistry)

Level: Undergraduate

Enrollment: 29

Course  Introduction: The purpose of this course is to take students from the introductory principles of chemistry to a broader and deeper level of understanding of inorganic chemistry across the periodic table.

Course Evaluation: 4/5

Fall 2023: Chem 5520 (Advanced Inorganic Chemistry)

Level: Undergraduate + Graduate

Enrollment: 5 (4 undergraduate students + 1 graduate student)

Course Evaluation:

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