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About Brian Van Hoozen

Dr. Van Hoozen joined the chemistry and physics department in 2018 as an Assistant Professor. He teaches classes in general and physical chemistry. His research focuses on developing computational methods to simulate vibrations in model systems for DNA base pairs. His work has been published in the Journal of Chemical Physics, Faraday Discussions, the Journal of Chemical Theory and Computation and the Journal of Visualized Experiments.

Positions

2018 - Present Assistant Professor, Nova Southeastern University Halmos College of Natural Sciences and Oceanography - Department of Chemistry and Physics
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2017 - 2018 Postdoctoral Research Fellowship, Emory University
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Grants

2019 How the Molecular Vibrations of Water May Prevent Skin Cancer
Nova Southeastern University
Presidential Research & Development Grant
Colleague(s): Dr. Maria Ballester
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Professional Service and Affiliations

Member, American Chemical Society
Member, Sigma Pi Sigma: The Physics Honors Society
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Honors and Awards

  • 2015 Howard Neal Wachter Memorial Prize in Physical Chemistry
  • 2012 Lawrence University Physics Research Award
  • 2010 Lawrence University Summer Research Poster Symposium Poster Prize
  • Lawrence University LU-R1 Fellow

Courses

  • Physical Chemistry I
  • Physical Chemistry II
  • General Chemistry I
  • General Chemistry II

Education

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2012 - 2017 Ph.D. Computational Chemistry, Cornell University
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2008 - 2012 BA Chemistry and BA Physics, Lawrence University
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Articles (7)

Presentations (8)