Brandon Tate

Brandon K. Tate

Visiting Assistant Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry


Chemistry and Biochemistry

Coram Library, Room 229


Ph.D., Georgia Institute of Technology, 2015

B.S., Auburn University, 2010


Professor Tate’s research centers on energy storage and chemical sustainability. He is particularly interested in the development of catalysts for chemical reactions involved in the production of renewable fuels. His research projects involve the design and synthesis of new catalysts and the use of spectroscopy to elucidate reaction mechanisms.

Dr. Tate teaches introductory chemistry and environmental chemistry. His teaching interests include the development of open educational resources for environmental chemistry and the design of equitable assessments in chemical education.

In his spare time, Professor Tate enjoys birdwatching, wildlife photography, and volunteering with local conservation organizations.

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