Franklin M.C. Chen



Ph.D., Chemistry 
Princeton University


B.A.,  AGricultural Chemistry 
National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan





Associate Professor, Chemistry, University of Wisconsin-Green Bay


Assistant Professor, Chemistry, University of Wisconsin-Green Bay.

2002 Summer

Visiting Scholar, Medical College of Wisconsin


Research Fellow, Kimberly-Clark Corporation.


Senior Research Scientist, Johnson and Johnson


Research Scientist, Colgate and Palmolive Company


Postdoctoral Fellow, Rutgers University


Graduate Student, Princeton University





Professional Memberships

American Chemical Society.

     -Polymer Science

     -Chair:  Northeast Wisconsin Section, 2005

     -Chair-Elect: Northeast Wisconsin Section, 2004.

Rheological Society

Phi-Kappa-Phi Honor Society




    Chem420, Polymer Chemistry


    Chem320, Chem322:  Thermodynamics and Kinetics (Lectures and Lab)


    Chem321, Chem323:  Structure of Matter (Lectures and Lab)


    Chem211, Principle of Chemistry, I (Lectures and Discussions)


    Chem212, Principle of Chemistry, II (laboratory)





Chen, Franklin M.C., Contrail, A Module for Physical Chemistry Online Project, Journal of Chemical Education, 84, 735 (2007)


Chen, Franklin M. C., and Zielinski, T.J.,  Finding Molecular Vibrational Frequencies from HCl to SO2 , Journal of Chemical Education, 83,  1726 (2006)


Chen, Franklin M.C., Computing Liquid-Vapor Phase Diagrams for Non-Ideal Binary Mixtures;   Journal of Chemical Education, 82, 1100 (2005)


 Chen, Franklin M.C., Exploring The Uncertainty Principle;   Journal of Chemical Education, 82, 1101 (2005)


Chen, Franklin, M.C., Learning Molecular Geometry and Symmetry Through Quantum Computations and Mathcad Exercises   Journal of Chemical Education,  82,  174 (2005)


Leitermann, R.J., Terashvili, M., Mizoguchi, H.,Wu, H., Chen, F., Clithero,A., Tseng,L.F., Increase release of immunoreactive dynorphin A1-17 from the spinal cord after intrathecal treatment with endomorphin-2 in anesthetized rats ;. European Journal of Pharmacology  504  177 (2004)


Chen, Franklin M.C.,Compared to Synthetic Polymers, Proteins Are Awesome,  J Chin. Chem. Soc., 51, No. 5A, 1 (2004)


Chen, Franklin M.C., Desjarlais, K.L., Mesoporous Materials, Proceedings of the 14th Annual Wisconsin Space Conference, August 19-20, Lacrosse, WI, 2004


Chen, Franklin M.C., Prion Disease;  J. Genet Mol Biol 6, 51 (1995)


Chen, Franklin M.C., Principle of Adhesive Rheology; CRC Elastomer Technology Handbook, Nicholas P Cheremisinoff; editor, 1993. ( 1 citation)


McGuinness, E.T., Brown, E.T., Chattopadhyah, S.K., and Chen, Franklin M.C.,  Cholesterol Oxidase: Thermochemical Studies and Influence of Hydro Organic Solvents on Enzyme Activity. (1978)  BioChim Biophys. Acta 530, 247 (1978)


Ogunmola,G.B., Zipp, A., Chen, F.M., and Kauzmann, W., Effects of Pressure on Visible Spectra of Complexes of Myoglobin, Hemoglobin, Cytochrome c and Horseradish Peroxidase. (1977) Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, 74, 1 (1977) (50 citations)


Chen, C.T., Chang, Y. J., Chen, F.M.C., and Tobolsky, A.V., Formalized Poly(Vinyl Alcohol) Membrane s for Reverse Osmosis (1973); J. Appl. Polym. Sci., 17, 789 (1973) (21 citations)


Synthesis of Quantum Dots Under Sonic Field

Mesoporous Materials For Fuel Carrier Applications

Superabsorbent Synthesis and Applications (with National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan)

Quantum Chemistry of Colors (Computations)

Solid Luminescence Materials for Medical Research Applications (with Medical College of Wisconsin)

Dynamic Modeling for Stratosphere Ozone


Kacee Desjarlais:        Research Chemist, George-Pacific Inc., Neenah, WI

Zack Brown                Graduate Student, Pittsburgh University