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Dr. Timm Knoerzer

Associate Professor of Chemistry

Department of Chemistry

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Contact Information

(719) 333-2960

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Bio

Faculty member at USAFA since 2010.  Hails from Chicago and thinks deep-dish pizza is the best.  Avid trumpet player, sports enthusiast, and drum corps fanatic.  Enjoys the outdoors, traveling, and spending time with family/friends/dogs.

Education

B.S. (chemistry) Saint Norbert College (Wisconsin)

Ph.D. (synthetic organic chemistry) Purdue University (Indiana)

Professional Experience

USAFA Visiting Professor 2006-2007

Sabbatical at the University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain

Held faculty positions at Denison University and Nazareth College prior to USAFA

Honors & Awards

Department of chemistry, Outstanding Academy Educator (2016)

AF Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Outstanding Science and Engineering Educator (2013)

Frank J. Seiler Award for Research Excellence in the Basic Sciences (2013)

Research and Scholarly Interests

Small molecule organic synthesis especially as it pertains to drug development and metal-catalyzed reactions

Publications

1. J. Chem. Educ., 2022, 10(2), 65-75. (DOI: 10.12691/wjce-10-2-3)

2. Ceramica, 2022, 68, 75-83. (http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/0366-691320226)

3. Polimeros, 2020, 30, 1-7. (https://doi.org/10.1590/0104-1428)

4. Ceramica, 2020, 66, 1301-36. (http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/0366-691320206)

5. Data in Brief, 2020, 28, Article 104956. (https://doi.org/10.1016/j.dib.2019.104956)

6. J. Fluorine Chem., 2019, 228, article 109409. (https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jfluchem.2019.109409)

7.  J. Undergrad. Chem. Res. 2018, 17(2), 40-48

8. J. Chem. Educ., 2018, 95(10), 1821-1826. (DOI: 10.1021/acs.jchemed.8b00216)

9. J. Chem. Ed., 2014, 91, 1976-1980. (DOI: dx.doi.org/10.1021/ed500227m)

10. Forensic Science International, 2013, 226, 81-87.  (DOI: 10.1016/j.forsciint.2012.12.012)

11. Polymer International, 2013, 62(10), 1485-1491.  (https://doi.org/10.1002/pi.4447)

12. J. Med. Chem., 1995, 38, 3062-3070.  DOI: 10.1021/jm00016a009

13. J. Med. Chem., 1994, 37, 2453-2460.  DOI:  10.1021/jm00041a025

14. Eur. J. Pharmacol., 1993, 239, 271-273.  DOI:  10.1016/0014-2999(93)91012-C

15. Eur. J. Pharmacol. 1990, 183, 1287-1288.  DOI:  10.1016/0014-2999(90)94395-E