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Marcelo I. Guzman
Associate Professor of Chemistry
Environmental Chemistry & Analytical Chemistry

Marcelo I. Guzman is an Associate Professor of Chemistry and the Principal Investigator of the Environmental Chemistry Laboratory at the University of Kentucky, where he teaches analytical and environmental chemistry courses. In 2013, he received a NSF CAREER award. He earned his Ph.D. at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech, 2007) working on ice chemistry. In 2002, he was an Andrew W. Mellon Fellow at the Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York) working on Paper and Photograph Conservation in the Sherman Fairchild Center. For his postdoctoral experience he joined the Origins of Life Initiative at Harvard University as an Origins Fellow.

Contact Information
marcelo dot guzman at uky dot edu
105 Chemistry-Physics Building
M.S. Environmental Science and Engineering, Caltech 2004
Ph.D. Environmental Science and Engineering Caltech 2007
Postdoctoral Fellow, Environmental Chemistry, Harvard University 2007-2010
Research Interests
  • Mass spectrometry
  • Photocatalysis
  • Chromatography
  • Photochemistry
  • Prebiotic chemistry
  • Environmental Chemistry
  • Environmental monitoring
  • sustainability
  • Chemistry
  • Analytical
  • Physical
  • Organic
  • Biological
  • Latin American, Caribbean, and Latino Studies
  • Appalachian Center
  • UK Center for Appalachian Research in Environmental Sciences