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Chuck Macdonald

Dean of Science

Degrees:PhD (Dalhousie)
Phone:613-520-2600 x 4388
Office:3230 HP

Charles L.B. Macdonald started a five-year term as Dean of the Faculty of Science on Aug. 1, 2018.

Macdonald was born in Halifax, N.S. He obtained a BSc (Honours) in 1994 and a PhD in 1998 under the supervision of Prof. Neil Burford at Halifax’s Dalhousie University.

From 1998 to 2001, Macdonald was a post-doctoral fellow at the University of Texas at Austin. In 2001, he joined the University of Windsor where he served as acting Dean of Science from 2015 to 2016 and Associate Dean of Science responsible for graduate studies from 2010 to 2017 before becoming the Head of the Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry.

Macdonald’s areas of scientific interest include main group synthetic chemistry, inorganic chemistry, organometallic chemistry, crystallography and computational/theoretical chemistry.