Inorganic Chemistry

Seminar Program

Inorganic Faculty Courses Cumes Inorganic Chemistry on the Internet

News and Announcements

We are pleased to welcome assistant professor Joel Rosenthal to the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry. Joel is a graduate from the Nocera group at MIT and completed his NIH post-doctoral work in the Lippard's laboratory, also at MIT. He joined UD in the summer of 2010.



Svilen Bobev Photo

Bobev, Svilen Associate Professor, Inorganic Chemistry;
Ph.D., University of Notre Dame
(302) 831-8720;

John Burmeister Photo

Burmeister, John Alumni Distinguished Professor and Associate Chair, Inorganic Chemistry;
Ph.D. Northwestern University
(302) 831-1130;

Charles Riordan Photo

Riordan, Charles G. Vice Provost for Graduate and Professional Education and Professor, Inorganic Chemistry;
Ph.D. Texas A&M University
(302) 831-1073

Photo Rosenthal

Rosenthal, Joel Assistant Professor, Inorganic Chemistry; Ph.D.Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(302) 831-0716,

Klaus Theopold Photo

Theopold, Klaus Professor and Chair, Inorganic Chemistry;
Ph.D. University of California, Berkeley
(302) 831-1546;

John Bulkowski (emeritus)

Bulkowski, John,, Associate Professor

Tom Brill (emeritus)

Brill, Thomas (302) 831-6079,, Professor, Inorganic Chemistry, Ph.D., University of Minnesota


  • CHEM457 -- Inorganic Chemistry
  • CHEM458 -- Inorganic Chemistry Laboratory
  • CHEM468 -- Undergraduate Research
  • CHEM651 -- Advanced Inorganic Chemistry I
  • CHEM652 -- Organometallic Chemistry
  • CHEM653 -- Bioinorganic Chemistry
  • CHEM654 -- Advanced Inorganic Chemistry II
  • CHEM655 -- Marine Inorganic Chemistry
  • CHEM850 -- Special Topics in Inorganic Chemistry

2010-2011 INOR Cumulative Examination Schedule

Date Topic Principal Examiner Second Examiner
September 11, 2010
Physical Methods
K. Theopold S. Bobev
October 9, 2010
Organometallics J. Burmeister K. Theopold
November 13, 2010
Structure and Bonding
S. Bobev J. Burmeister
December 11, 2010
Materials and Solid State S. Bobev  
February 12, 2011 Inorganic Reaction Mechanisms J. Rosenthal C. Riordan
March 12, 2011 Catalysis K. Theopold J. Rosenthal
April 9, 2011 Bioinorganic Chemistry C. Riordan
May 14, 2011
Inorganic Seminars and Recent Developments in Inorganic Chemistry
C. Riordan J. Burmeister
A student qualifying in an area other than inorganic chemistry, who is interested in seeing a specific cumulative examination, should announce that intention to the principal examiner or the Divisional Secretary (Professor Burmeister) at least two weeks before the examination date.

Inorganic Chemistry on the Internet

This page should be (and is sporadically :-)) maintained by Svilen Bobev
Last Updated: February 10, 2010


Department News

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Professor Karl Booksh Appointed Chair of ACS CWD and To The NSF Committee on Equal Opportunities in Science and Engineering Details

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30th Annual Dyer Award Details

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Currently accepting applications for the position of assistant professor Details

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