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Bork, Matthew

Matthew Bork Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Chemistry
Phone: 815-226-4170


Chemical & Biological Sciences


Ph.D., Purdue University
B.S., UW-Stevens Point


Dr. Matthew Bork earned his Ph.D. from Purdue University. He studied inorganic chemistry with a focus on photochemistry. A native of Winneconne, Wisconsin, he completed his undergraduate work just up I-39 at UW-Stevens Point with a major in chemistry and a minor in mathematics.

Dr. Bork teaches advanced inorganic chemistry and general chemistry, and looks forward to teaching spectroscopy and perhaps introducing a new photochemistry course based on current applications. His research will focus on the photophysical properties of porphyrin based metallic complexes.

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