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Dr. Joshua Pak

Department Chair and Professor

Office: PSC 145B

(208) 282-2612


Ph.D. in Chemistry, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR (1999)

M.S. in Chemistry, Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA (1995)

B.A. in Chemistry and English Literature, Whittier College, Whittier, CA (1993)

Research area: Organic, Organometallic, Materials and Polymer Chemistry

Student experience required for research: First, second and third year chemistry majors or Enrolled in General Chemistry or Organic Chemistry

Student experience gained from research: Organic and organometallic synthetic techniques, NMR, air-sensitive techniques, computational chemistry, mass spectrometry

Ideal preparation for: Polymers, materials, pharmaceuticals, medical research, preparation for graduate school in chemistry and for professional school such as medical, dental and pharmacy schools.