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Faculty Profile

STEVEN R DAVIS

Chemistry & Biochemistry
PROFESSOR OF CHEMISTRY & BIOCHEMISTRY
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279 COULTER
UNIVERSITY, MS 38677
(662) 915-5981
Joined UM: 08/16/1988

Areas of Expertise

  • CHEMISTRY
  • CHEMISTRY, OZONE REACTIONS
  • CHEMISTRY, THEORY OF COMBUSTION IN
  • ROLE OF SCIENCE IN SOCIETY

Brief Bio

Steven Davis is Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry. Dr Davis received his Ph.D. from the University of Virginia in 1987. He was awarded a National Research Council Postdoctoral Award which he completed at the Naval Research Laboratory. After completing 18 months as a NRC Postdoctoral Fellow, Dr Davis started at Ole Miss in August 1988. His research interests are in computational chemistry, and he has published numerous papers related to high energy density structures and the quantum mechanical mechanism of strain energy release. Dr. Davis teaches graduate course in quantum mechanics, thermodynamics/statistical mechanics, and reaction kinetics/dynamics. He also teaches or has taught undergraduate courses in physical chemistry and general chemistry.

Degrees

BS
CHEMISTRY
JAMES MADISON UNIVERSITY/HARRISONBURG, VIRGINIA (1980)
PHD
CHEMISTRY
UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA/CHARLOTTESVILLE, VIRGINIA (1987)

Committee Memberships

CLA Teaching Award Committee
Task Force

Awards

College of Liberal Arts - Cora Lee Graham Outstanding Teaching of Freshmen
2017