Chemistry Faculty

Troy Campus

Ms. Marna Barnett

Ms. Marna Barnett
Lecturer
Troy University
303 McCall Hal (MSCX)
Troy, AL 36082
mbarnett37429@troy.edu
Telephone: 1-334-670-5931

I have a Bachelors Degree from Troy University, and 31 years of teaching experience at the high school level. I teach CHM I and Lab for Troy University. I love teaching which is why I do what I do. My interests in chemistry lean toward the medical field. The relationships of chemical elements and compounds that determine how the body reacts to its environment including toxic substances and diseases interest me most. In addition, I search for methods to present materials to students in a manner in which they are able to understand chemistry concepts more easily and be successful in the classes that I instruct.

 

Dr. Suzanne Farver Lukjan

Dr. Suzanne Farver Lukjan
Lecturer, Chemistry
Troy University
215 McCall Hal (MSCX)
Troy, AL 36082
rsfarver@troy.edu
Telephone: 1-334-808-6276

Suzanne Farver Lukjan received her PhD in Biochemistry from the University of Florida in 2011. Dr. Suzanne Farver Lukjan joined the faculty at Troy University in 2013. Her research interests include membrane protein structure, lipid dynamics, and applying biophysical techniques, such as NMR, to study complex lipid membrane systems. She currently teaches general chemistry I (lecture\ lab) and Biochemistry (lecture\ lab).

 

Dr. Chris King

Dr. Chris King
Associate Professor of Chemistry
Troy University
312 H McCall Hal (MSCX)
Troy, AL 36082
cking@troy.edu
Telephone: 1-334-670-3576

My research interests are educational computer software, improving the teaching and understanding of thermodynamics, and advancing higher education by collaborating on creating learning resources.

URL: ChristopherKing.name

 

Dr. Stacey Mixon

Dr. Stacey Mixon
Associate Professor of Chemistry
Troy University
208A Malone Hall
Dothan, Alabama 36303
smixon@troy.edu
Telephone: 1-334-983-6556-1-315

 

Dr. Habib ur Rehman

Dr. Habib ur Rehman
Lecturer, Chemistry
Troy University
215 McCall Hal (MSCX)
Troy, AL 36082
hrehman@troy.edu
Telephone: 1-334-670-5796

Dr. Habib ur Rehman obtained his Ph.D. in Chemistry from Mississippi State University in 2014. Dr. Rehman is a computational chemist and uses theoretical and computational approaches to explore structure, function, and dynamics of large biomolecules. His teaching interests are in the areas of Physical/Biophysical Chemistry. Currently he is teaching General Chemistry 1 and Physical Science courses with their associated labs.

 

Dr. Shaoyang Liu

Dr. Shaoyang Liu
Associate Professor of Chemistry
Troy University
312 C McCall Hal (MSCX)
Troy, AL 36082
lius@troy.edu
Telephone: 1-334-808-6556

Dr. Liu received his B.S. in Applied Chemistry and Ph.D. in Analytical Chemistry from University of Science and Technology of China (USTC). After graduation, he worked as a postdoctoral researcher and Research Fellow at Auburn University. Then, he joined Troy University in 2012. His current research interest is to apply advanced analytical instruments in recycled plastic, renewable energy and food science areas.

 

Dr. Katherine Stewart

Dr. Katherine Stewart
Assistant Professor of Chemistry
Troy University
312E McCall Hall MSCX
Troy, AL 36082
kastewart@troy.edu
Telephone: 1-334-670-3577

I received my B.Sc. in Chemistry from Wilfrid Laurier University and an M.A.Sc. and Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Waterloo. My research focuses on tailoring polymeric materials (e.g. plastic, rubber) for specific applications.

 

Dr. Zhiyong Wang

Dr. Zhiyong Wang
Associate Professor of Chemistry
Troy University
312F McCall Hall (MSCX)
Troy, AL 36082
wangz@troy.edu
Telephone: 1-334-670-3573

His current research interest is in using Organic Chemistry as a tool to explore two areas: 1) The rational construction of metal-organic frameworks (MOFs) for clean energy-related applications including methane storage, hydrogen storage, and carbon dioxide capture; 2) The genetic incorporation of unnatural amino acids into proteins and labeling of proteins with small molecule probes.

 

Dothan Campus

Dr. David Arrington

Dr. David Arrington
Assistant Professor of Chemistry
Troy University
113 Everett Hall
Dothan, Alabama 36303
darrington49259@troy.edu
Telephone: 1-334-983-6556-1-376

I am a physical chemist with a background in surface science and electrochemistry. I am also interested in chemical education.

 

Dr. Rodney Beaver

Dr. Rodney Beaver
Professor of Chemistry
Troy University
208D Malone Hall
Dothan, Alabama 36303
rbeaver@troy.edu
Telephone: 1-334-983-6556-1-262

I am an organic chemist with a particular interest in analytical chromatography and spectroscopy.