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Faculty Profile

Jonah Wesley Jurss

Chemistry & Biochemistry
ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF CHEMISTRY & BIOCHEMISTRY
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379 COULTER HALL
UNIVERSITY, MS 38677
(662) 915-7301
Joined UM: July 1, 2014

Brief Bio

Jonah Jurss is Associate Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry at UM. His educational background is B. S. Chemistry with Honors North Carolina State University, 2005 Ph.D. Inorganic Chemistry University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2011 Advisors: Profs. Thomas J. Meyer and Joseph L. Templeton Postdoctoral Research Associate University of California, Berkeley, 2011--2014 Advisor: Prof. Christopher J. Chang Assistant Professor University of Mississippi, 2014--2020 Associate Professor University of Mississippi, 2020-- present. His research interests are Solar energy conversion, artificial photosynthesis (H2O oxidation, CO2 reduction), electrochemical and light- driven catalysis, surface attachment, mechanistic studies.

Degrees

PhD
Chemistry
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (2011)

Awards

College of Liberal Arts New Scholar Award
2020