Assistant Professor of Chemistry
Funk received a $35,000 Cottrell College Science Award from the Research Corporation for Scientific Advancement. The two-year grant, "Transition Metal-Catalyzed Oxidations of Organic Molecules," provides funds for research supplies, materials and student stipends. He is also researching ways to make temporary dental cements more reliable.
Expertise: Synthetic organic chemistry, organometallic catalysis, development of more efficient ways to create molecules