Richard Lord

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Assistant Professor of Chemistry

Office: 362 Padnos
Phone: 331-8950
Email: lordri@gvsu.edu

Education/Professional Training
BS Chemistry and Mathematics, University of Southern Indiana
PhD Inorganic Chemistry, Indiana University

Research Interests
Our lab uses computational modeling to understand unusual bonding and structures in transition metal complexes. We are currently trying to model how certain metals (Ni, Cu) catalyze the reductive coupling of two carbon dioxide molecules to form oxalate.