The Chemistry Department is excited to welcome Dr. Dana Ferraris as a Visiting Professor of Chemistry. Dr. Ferraris’ background includes many years in industry using his organic chemistry background to synthesize drugs, to teach courses and to mentor students. This semester, Dr. Ferraris is teaching in the General Chemistry and Organic Chemistry courses. In the spring, he will continue teaching and also work with students on research projects.

What does Dr. Ferraris do in his spare time? He and his wife own a cafe, Kismet, in Eldersberg, where Dr. Ferraris helps out by making lattes and chai teas and baking bagels.