About Keith Kuwata

Kuwata'’s research uses computational chemistry to unravel the mechanisms of reactions in the atmosphere, with a particular interest in studying the role of ozone in the production of OH radicals.
He is a physical and analytical chemist with a background in laser spectroscopy and atmospheric chemistry.
EDUCATION: B.S., Harvey Mudd College
Ph.D., California Institute of Technology
Kuwata has been teaching at Macalester since 2000.


Present Professor and Chair, Chemistry, Macalester College


Research Interests

computational chemistry, laser spectroscopy, and atmospheric chemistry


  • Instrumental Analysis
  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Physical Chemistry II

Contact Information

Olin/Rice 318
1600 Grand Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55105


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