Dr. Robert Mawhinney

Dr. Robert Mawhinney

Program Coordinator: Bioinformatics
Associate Professor
Graduate Coordinator

Email: 
robert.mawhinney@lakeheadu.ca
Phone Number: 
+1 (807) 343-8245
+1 (807) 343-8914
Office Location: 
CB 4062
CB 4070
Office Hours: 
Mon-Fri 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Academic Qualifications: 
  • Ph.D. University of Guelph, Canada
Previous Teaching/Work: 
  • CHEM 1110 & 1111 (Introductory Chemistry I)
  • CHEM 1130 (Introductory Chemistry II)
  • CHEM 2211(Organic Chemistry I)
  • CHEM 2231 (Organic Chemistry II)
  • CHEM 2411 (Physical Chemistry I)
  • CHEM 3131 (Analytical Chemistry II)
  • CHEM 3451 (Physical Chemistry III)
  • CHEM 4411 (Physical Chemistry IV)
  • CHEM 4710/CHEM 5311 (Computational Chemistry Module)
  • CHEM 4131/CHEM 5490 (Special Topics: Chemical Bonding Theory; Computational Quantum Chemistry; Advanced Quantum Chemistry)
Research Interests: 

Applications of Computational Quantum Chemistry

Exploring concepts related to the chemical bond and predicting molecular properties with an eye on designing molecules with properties tailored to a specific purposes.

Chemical Bonding, Main Group Elements, Alkyne Analogs, Substituent Effects, Multiple Bonds, Orbital Interactions, Resonance Theory, Reactivity, Electron Density Topology, Energy Decomposition Analysis