Dr. Gregory D. Phelan

Associate Professor and Chair

Chemistry Department

Bowers Hall


Classes Taught: General Chemistry I  & II, Problem Solving I & II, Innovation and Invention, Social Innovation and Change, Introduction to Materials Science, The Molecular World COR


My research interests include materials science, polymer chemistry, entrepreneurship and innovation.


Active National Science Foundation Grants  (5/14)

$899,969 – SUNY Cortland Noyce Project http://www.nsf.gov/awardsearch/showAward?AWD_ID=0934777&HistoricalAwards=false

$504,367 – Northeast Regional Conference with Drexel and UMASS Boston http://www.nsf.gov/awardsearch/showAward?AWD_ID=1115203&HistoricalAwards=false

$715,398 – Noyce Northeast Regional Conferences in 2013 and 2014 with Drexel and UMASS Boston http://www.nsf.gov/awardsearch/showAward?AWD_ID=1341207&HistoricalAwards=false



State University of New York President’s Award for Funded Research

State University of New York Award for Excellence in Scholarship, Research, and Outreach

USASBE – Recognition of Outstanding Service as Minority and International Issues in Small Business and Entrepreneurship Track Chair

National Science Foundation Fellowship

Arthur O. Long Award for Excellence in Teaching.


Interesting links

Periodic Table http://www.ptable.com

National Science Foundation Research Experiences for Undergraduates Program http://www.nsf.gov/crssprgm/reu/reu_search.jsp

Seattle Polymer (my consulting company) www.seattlepolymer.com


Information on my background, copies of my research articles, and general information can be found at the following site.



RESEARCH GATEhttps://www.researchgate.net/profile/Gregory_Phelan?ev=hdr_xprf