Paul Bohn

Arthur J. Schmitt Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

University of Notre Dame

Paul W. Bohn received the B.S. in Chemistry from the University of Notre Dame in 1977 and the Ph.D. in Chemistry from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1981. After two years at Bell Laboratories, Murray Hill, NJ as a Member of Technical Staff in the Special Materials Group, he joined the faculty at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC). While at UIUC, he served as Centennial Professor in Chemical Sciences, Professor of Chemistry, Professor in the Beckman Institute, Research Professor in the Micro and Nanotechnology Laboratory, Adjunct Professor of Materials Science and Engineering, and as a member of the Materials Research Laboratory. He also served as Interim Director of the School of Chemical Sciences in 1993-94, and Head of the Chemistry Department in 1994-99. In 2001-02, he was Interim Vice Chancellor for Research, the senior research officer of the UIUC campus. In August 2006, he left UIUC to join the faculty at the University of Notre Dame as the Arthur J. Schmitt Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering and Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry. He served as Editor for the Americas for the Royal Society of Chemistry journal Analyst 2007-09 and is currently Chair of the Editorial Board for Analyst. Prof. Bohn also serves as Project Director for the Advanced Diagnostics and Therapeutics Initiative, one of five inaugural Strategic research Initiatives established in 2008 at Notre Dame. He has served on numerous editorial and scientific boards, currently including Annual Review of Analytical Chemistry, Biomicrofluidics, and Analyst.