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Department of Chemistry 5 Faculty and Staff Directory

Faculty and Staff Directory

Tanea ReedDr. Tanea Reed


Office: Science 4126C
Phone: 859-622-1459
Areas of Interest: Proteomics • Alzheimer’s Disease • Traumatic Brain Injury

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Administrative Professional I

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Tracy Gastineau-StevensTracy Gastineau-Stevens

Instrumentation Specialist

Office: Science 5124A
Phone: 859-622-2049

Krista RigginsKrista Riggins

Laboratory Coordinator

Office: Science 4113
Phone: 859-622-1461

Karim Mohammed Hafiz AbdelhayDr. Karim Mohammed Hafiz Abdelhay

Assistant Professor

Office: Science 5142
Phone: 859-622-3907
Areas of Interest: Forensic Chemistry • Mass Spectrometry • Pharmaceutical Analysis

Jamie FredericksDr. Jamie Fredericks​

Associate Professor

Office: Science 5102
Phone: 859-622-7462

Pei GaoDr. Pei Gao​

Associate Professor

Office: Science 5136
Phone: 859-622-1982

Judy JenkinsDr. Judy Jenkins

Associate Professor/Director STEM Center

Office: Science 5139
Phone: 859-622-7993

Ajila MatheyambathDr. Ajila Matheyambath

Assistant Professor

Office: Science 4136
Phone: 859-622-7805
Areas of Interest: Fermentation Microbiology • Brewing Science • Nutraceuticals

Jerome MayDr. Jerome May

Lecturer/Director of General Chemistry

Office: Science 4132
Phone: 859-622-3089

Margaret NdinguriDr. Margaret Ndinguri

Associate Professor

Office: Science 4130
Phone: 859-622-5030

Laura RoweDr. Laura Rowe


Office: Science 5141
Phone: 859-622-2908
Areas of Interest: Bio-analytical Chemistry • Astrobiology • Chemistry Education

Cynthia TranDr. Cynthia Tran

Assistant Professor

Office: Science 5144
Phone: 859-622-9899
Areas of Interest: Forensic Science • Trace Evidence • Instrumental Analysis

LiLi ZyZakDr. LiLi ZyZak

Assistant Professor

Office: Science 4134
Phone: 859-622-5729

Anuradha AkmeemanaDr. Anuradha Akmeemana

Assistant Professor

Office: Science 4137
Phone: 859-622-6237

Ben WickerDr. Ben Wicker

Assistant Professor

Office: NSB 5139
Phone: 859-622-2709

Tom OtienoDr. Tom Otieno

Dean / Professor

Office: Science 1228
Phone: 859-622-1393
Areas of Interest: Synthesis • Coordination Chemistry • Material Characterization

Department of Chemistry

521 Lancaster Ave
NSCB 4126
Richmond, KY 40475
Phone: (859) 622-1456
Fax: (859) 622-8197

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