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Benjamin Haenni

Specialty area(s)

Organic Chemistry, Computational Chemistry, Physical Organic Chemistry

Brief biography

Ben started his chemistry journey at Drake University, where he graduated in 2010 with a BS in BCMB (Biochemistry Cell & Molecular Biology) and Chemistry. While at Drake, he studied ionic liquids as solvents for organic reactions under Dr. Gholam Mirafzal.

Ben is receieved his Ph.D. in organic chemistry at the University of Wisconsin-Madison under the guidance of Dr. Bob McMahon. At Madison, Ben has used computational chemistry to study highly-reactive diradical and carbene species.

Current courses at UWL

Chem 103, 300, and 305 labs.

Teaching history

General and Organic Chemistry TA 2010-2015