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Department of Chemistry Ursula Mazur Group

Professor of Chemistry and Materials Science & Engineering

Picture of Ursula Mazur

Fellow of the American Chemical Society
Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science
Westinghouse Distinguished Professor in Materials Science & Engineering

Fulmer VIF N116 a
Pullman, WA 99164-4630
(509) 335-5822
(509) 335-1585


Ph.D. Physical Inorganic Chemistry

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

B.S. Chemistry and Mathematics

Wayne State University, Detroit, MI
Professor Ursula Mazur joined the physical chemistry faculty at WSU in 1982, after her tenure as a postdoctoral associate in the department. She completed her graduate studies at the University of Michigan and holds an undergraduate degree from Wayne State University. Prior to her graduate work, she spent two years as a research associate at the Detroit Institute for Cancer Research. She is the past chair of the Materials Science and Engineering Program at WSU. She is a member of the Editorial Board of ISRN Physical Chemistry and a Fellow of the American Chemical Society and a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. She holds a Westinghouse Distinguished Professorship in Materials Science and Engineering. Professor Mazur is nationally and internationally recognized for her pioneering and innovative work in tunneling spectroscopy and in STM based imaging and orbital mediated tunneling through single molecules and molecular aggregate systems. She is also recognized for her work on structure-function relationship of photosensing ionic organic materials.