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Dr. Charles Swor

Dr. Charles Swor

Assistant Professor of Chemistry

(706) 379-5277
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B.S., Chemistry, Tennessee Technological University, Cookeville, TN (2004)

Ph.D., Chemistry, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR (2011)

Dr. Swor is an inorganic chemist. After college, he worked in the chemical industry for a year before moving to the University of Oregon, where he received his Ph.D. in chemistry under David Tyler. His graduate work focused on the synthesis of new organophosphine and transition-metal compounds.  While conducting his graduate research, he spent three years as an NSF GK-12 Fellow, teaching hands-on science to elementary and middle school students.

Dr. Swor has been at YHC since 2011, teaching courses in general chemistry and inorganic chemistry. His research interests are transition-metal chemistry, ligand design, catalysis and "green"/sustainable chemistry.  

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