Photo Credit: Weike Wang

Photo Credit: Weike Wang

Michael G. Campbell was born in 1986 in Pennsylvania. He earned his B.S. in Chemistry in 2008 from Loyola University Maryland, graduating summa cum laude. While at Loyola he conducted research in organic synthesis as a Hauber Research Fellow, under Prof. Jesse D. More. He earned his Ph.D. from Harvard University in 2014 under Prof. Tobias Ritter, where he worked mainly on the chemistry of palladium in the +III oxidation state. From 2014–2016 he was a postdoctoral fellow at MIT with Prof. Mircea Dincă, working in the area of electrically conductive metal–organic frameworks (MOFs). In July 2016, he joined the Department of Chemistry at Barnard College as an Assistant Professor.

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Outside of the lab, Mike is an active musician and drummer. His latest work,
with rock group The Fire and The Rose, can be found here.


Ph.D. Chemistry | Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

M.A. Chemistry | Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

B.S. Chemistry | Loyola University Maryland, Baltimore, MD

professional Experience

2016–present   Assistant Professor | Barnard College, New York, NY

2014–2016      Postdoctoral Fellow | Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA

selected Honors and Awards

ACS Division of Inorganic Chemistry Award for Undergraduate Research | 2018
(Faculty Mentor of Student Winner Choi Mak)

MIT Infinite Kilometer Award | 2015

Camille and Henry Dreyfus Environmental Chemistry Postdoctoral Fellowship | 2014

Harvard University Certificate of Distinction in Teaching | 2013

US Department of Energy Office of Science Graduate Fellowship (DOE SCGF) | 2010