Jonathan Lyon


Jonathan Lyon

Jonathan Lyon

Assistant Professor of Chemistry
Department of Chemistry

1242 Jesse D. Jones Hall, Murray State University, Murray, KY 42071

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  • A.S. Chemistry - Northwestern Michigan College   
  • B.S. Chemistry - Michigan State University
  • Ph.D. Chemistry - University of Virginia
  • Alexander von Humboldt Postdoctoral Fellow - Fritz Haber Institute of the Max Plank Society

Dr. Lyon's academic and research interests include physical and organometallic chemistry. More specifically, he is interested in the properties and reactivity of metal atoms and clusters with small molecules. These research projects have practical applications in catalysis, alternative energy materials, and the remediation of environmentally toxic substances. For more information, please view his Research Gate, Google Scholar, and ORCID sites.

Dr. Lyon has taught lecture and laboratory courses in Survey of Chemistry, Principles of Chemistry, Basic Physical Chemistry, Principles of Physical Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry, Computational Chemistry, Mathematical Methods in Chemistry, Ethics for the Chemist, and University Freshman Foundations.  He has also been the lead instructor of seminar, undergraduate research, and experiential learning courses.


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