FACULTY NAME

Dr. Michael A. Duncan
Franklin Professor and Regents’ Professor of Chemistry

EDUCATION

  • B.S. Chemistry, 1976, Furman University (w/ Prof. Lon B. Knight)
  • Ph.D. Physical Chemistry, 1982, Rice University (w/ Prof. Richard Smalley)
  • NRC Postdoctoral Fellow, 1981-1983, JILA, National Bureau of Standards & University of Colorado (w/ Prof. Stephen Leone)

OCCUPATION

  • University of Georgia Faculty Member, 1983 - Present

AWARDS

  • Fellow, American Physical Society, 2001
  • Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science, 2004
  • National Science Foundation Creativity Award, 2006
  • Alexander von Humboldt Fellow, Fritz Haber Institute, Berlin, 2007-present
  • American Chemical Society, Physical Division, Award for Experimental Physical Chemistry, 2011
  • University of Georgia, Lamar Dodd Award, 2011

RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • Laser Spectroscopy
  • Metal Clusters
  • Ions and Ion-Molecule Clusters
  • Photodissociation
  • Mass Spectrometry
  • Photofragment Imaging
  • Carbocations
  • Astrochemistry