Eric Fossum, Ph.D.

Professor of Organic Chemistry
Chemistry
422 Oelman Hall
(937) 775-2047
eric.fossum@wright.edu

Academic Background:

  • 1995 – Ph.D. Organic/Polymer Chemistry - Carnegie Mellon University
  • 1990 – B.S. Chemistry - University of Wisconsin at Stevens Point

Professional History:

  • Professor of Chemistry – Wright State University, Department of Chemistry, Dayton, Ohio, 2012 – present
  • Associate Professor of Chemistry – Wright State University, Department of Chemistry, Dayton, Ohio, 2004 – 2012
  • Assistant Professor of Chemistry – Wright State University, Department of Chemistry, Dayton, Ohio, 1999 – 2004
  • Assistant Professor of Chemistry, Winona State University, Winona, MN, Aug. 1996 – June 1999
  • Postdoctoral Associate, Southwest Texas State University, San Marcos, TX, June 1995 – August 1996
  • Graduate Teaching and Research Assistant, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, January 1991 – May 1995
Research: 

Synthesizing funtionalized highly branched polymers, using kinetic parameters to control polycondensation reactions that lead to linear and branched polymers, synthesis of new and interesting monomers.