Dr. Luis Montes - Inorganic Chemistry
Luis joined the chemistry faculty at UCO in August 2000. He completed his BA (Philosophy) and (Chemistry) from New Mexico State University in 1990, and in 1996 he completed his PhD in Inorganic Chemistry under the direction of J.J. Lagowski at the University of Texas at Austin. His scholarly interests are primarily in the area of chemical education, with a current emphasis on communicating chemistry to the public. He became Chair of the Department in July 2012 after having served as Assistant Chair for five years.