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Faculty Profile

Walter E Cleland

Chemistry & Biochemistry
ASSOCIATE CHAIR AND ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF CHEMISTRY & BIOCHEMISTRY
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311 COULTER
UNIVERSITY, MS 38677
(662) 915-5422
Joined UM: August 12, 1986

Areas of Expertise

  • CHEMISTRY
  • CHEMISTRY, BIOINORGANIC CHEMISTRY
  • CHEMISTRY, ON THE INTERNET
  • CHEMISTRY, X-RAY CRYSTALLOGRAPHY

Brief Bio

Walter Cleland is Associate Professor & Associate Chair. His educational background is B.S., Miami University (Ohio), 1977 Ph.D., Michigan State University, 1984 Postdoctoral Research Associate, University of Arizona, 1983- 1986. His research interests are preparation of models for the metal centers of metalloenzymes and proteins, including the nickel-containing hydrogenases and urease; synthesis of novel metal sulfur clusters; preparation of self- assembled monolayers on gold having unusual electronic, optical, or magnetic properties.

Degrees

BS
Chemistry
MIAMI UNIVERSITY/OXFORD, OHIO (1977)
PhD
Inorganic Chemistry
MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY/EAST LANSING, MICHIGAN (1984)

Committee Memberships

University Standing Committee

Awards

College of Liberal Arts - Cora Lee Graham Outstanding Teaching of Freshmen
1997
Award for Excellence in Promoting Inclusiveness in Graduate Education
2012