Richard Finke Professor

Office: Chemistry C213

Phone: (970) 491-2541



  • Ph.D., Stanford University


Inorganic / Organic, Materials, Catalysis, Kinetics and Mechanism: Chemical catalysis; materials chemistry; kinetic and mechanistic chemistry; photovoltaics and solar energy to fuels; photo-electrochemistry and catalysis, especially organic and inorganic photo-oxygenations (collaboratively with Prof. G. Miyake); nanocluster materials chemistry; nanoparticle nucleation and growth kinetics and mechanisms across nature; NO release catalysis and mechanisms for bio-medical applications (collaboratively with Prof. M. Reynolds).