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Christopher J. Stromberg


Christopher J. Stromberg

Professor of Chemistry and Chair of the Department of Chemistry and Physics

Tel: 301-696-3678
Office: Hodson Science & Technology Center, Room 246
Office hours: By appointment


  • Ph.D., Stanford University
  • B.A., Gustavus Adolphus College


Christopher Stromberg, Ph.D., assistant professor of chemistry, teaches physical, inorganic, and general chemistry. His research interests include ultrafast time-resolved spectroscopy of [FeFe]-hydrogenase model compounds and spectroscopic applications at the interface of art, archaeology, and chemistry. He conducts research in collaboration with the National Institute of Standards and Technology and the National Gallery of Art. Professor Stromberg earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in chemistry and computer science from Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter, Minnesota and his Ph.D. in physical chemistry from Stanford University in Palo Alto, California. Before coming to Hood, he completed a teaching/research post-doctoral fellowship at Pomona College in Claremont, California.