Faculty & Staff Directory

Administrators for the Chemistry Program


Photo of Eugene BilliotEugene Billiot, Ph.D.
Professor and Program Coordinator
Office: CS 129
Phone: (361) 825-2680
eugene.billiot@tamucc.edu

Understanding chiral separations with amino acid based surfactants.

Faculty in the Chemistry Program


Photo of Hussain Abdulla Hussain Abdulla, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Chemistry
Office: CS 211
Phone: (361) 825-6050
hussain.abdulla@tamucc.edu

Focusing on four research areas of Organic Biogeochemistry: Environmental metabolomics; Fate of terrestrial dissolved organic matter; Effects of natural organic matter in the solubility of anthropogenic pollutants and Chemical characterization of trace metals organic ligands.
Photo of Feri Billiot Feri Billiot, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Chemistry
Office: CS 130D
Phone: (361) 825-6067
fereshteh.billiot@tamucc.edu

Chiral separations with amino acid based surfactants; distribution, fate & effect of endocrine disruptors in the environment

Photo of Timothy Causgrove Timothy Causgrove, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Chemistry
Office: CS 207
Phone: (361) 825-2399
tim.causgrove@tamucc.edu

Spectroscopic measurement of energy barriers to protein folding, molecular modeling of peptide structure and dynamics
Photo of Jeremy Conkle Jeremy Conkle, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Chemistry
Office: HRI 104
Phone: (361) 825-2862
jeremy.conkle@tamucc.edu

Fate, transport and health (ecosystem and human) impacts of pollutants, particularly emerging contaminants and marine plastics in coastal and marine environments.

Photo of Joseph David Felix Joseph David Felix, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Environmental Chemistry
Office: NRC 3202
Phone: (361) 825-4180
joseph.felix@tamucc.edu

Stable isotope biogeochemistry; Transport, fate, and air-sea-land exchange processes of volatile organic compounds and reactive nitrogen; Bulk and compound-specific stable isotope analysis method development
Photo of Nicolas Holubowitch Nicolas Holubowitch, Ph.D.
Professional Assistant Professor
Office: CS 211
nicolas.holubowitch@tamucc.edu


Photo of Xinping Hu Xinping Hu, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Office: SL2 104
Phone: (361) 825-3395
xinping.hu@tamucc.edu

Oceanic carbon cycle; Ocean acidification; Sediment early diagenesis; Carbonate geochemistry; Stable isotope biogeochemistry
Photo of Patrick Larkin Patrick Larkin, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Chemistry
Office: CS 203
Phone: (361) 825-3258
patrick.larkin@tamucc.edu

Plant biochemistry, chemical and molecular ecology

Photo of Valeriu Murgulet Valeriu Murgulet, Ph.D.
Professional Assistant Professor
Office: CS 205
Phone: (361) 825-6023
valeriu.murgulet@tamucc.edu

Photo of Narendra Narayana Narendra Narayana, Ph.D.
Visiting Assistant Professor in Biochemistry
Office: CS 208
Phone: (361) 825-3644
narendra.narayana@tamucc.edu

X-ray crystallography for structure determination of biological macromolecules

Photo of James Owens James Owens, Ph.D.
Visiting Assistant Professor of Chemistry
Office: CS 130A
Phone: (361) 825-4185
james.owens@tamucc.edu

Photo of Jai Prakash Jai Prakash, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Office: CS 210
Phone: (361) 825-3293
jai.prakash@tamucc.edu


Photo of Jim Silliman Jim Silliman, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Chemistry
Office: HRI 120
Phone: (361) 825-3718
james.silliman@tamucc.edu

Organic geochemistry: Climate and environmental change and Differences in organic geochemical practices
Photo of Lin Zhang Lin Zhang, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Office: HRI 104
Phone: (361) 825-2095
lin.zhang@tamucc.edu

Compound/Position Specific Carbon and Nitrogen Isotopic Analysis in Amino Acids and Application in Oceanography and Ecology. Stable Isotope Biogeochemistry of Greenhouse Gases in Alaskan Peatlands.