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Chemistry Department Faculty and Staff

Faculty

  • Jon-Pierre “JP” Michaud, Associate Professor, Chemistry
    • Primary Discipline: Toxicology.
    • Research: Environmental chemistry.
    • Education: Ph.D. in Pharmacology, University of Arizona.
  • Charles Simmons, Associate Professor, Chemistry
    • Primary Discipline: Physical Chemistry.
    • Research: Crystallography of organo-metallic compounds.
    • Education: Ph.D. in Chemistry, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa.
  • Norbert C. “Norb” Furumo, Chair & Associate Professor, Chemistry
    • Primary Discipline: Biochemistry.
    • Research: Browning reactions of lychee and rambutan.
    • Education: Ph.D. in Chemistry, University of Akron.
  • Mazen Hamad, Associate Professor, Chemistry
    • Primary Discipline: Analytical Chemistry.
    • Research: Pharmaceutical systems.
    • Education: Ph.D. in Chemistry, University of Washington.

Staff

  • Erica Honda, Educational Specialist, Chemistry
    • Education: B.S. in Biology, University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo.
  • Eunice Plomaritis, Lecturer, Chemistry
    • Disciplines: General Chemistry and General Chemistry Laboratories.
    • Education: B.S. in Chemistry, Indiana University - North Western.