Meng-Chih Su, Ph.D., (CV)

Meng-Chih Su

Current Position

Professor of Chemistry, Sonoma State University


  • Sonoma State University Department of Chemistry: Professor (2006-Present)
  • Sonoma State University Department of Engineering Science: Department Chair (2012-15)
  • Sonoma State University Department of Chemistry: Department Chair (2007-09)
  • Institute of Atomic and Molecular Sciences, Academia Sinica (Taiwan): Visiting professor (2002-Present)
  • Argonne National Laboratory Chemical Science and Engineering Division: Faculty special term appointee (1993-Present)
  • Butler University Department of Chemistry (1988-2006)


  • Postdoctoral fellow, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN
  • Ph.D., University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR
  • M.S., Emporia State University, Emporia, KS
  • B.S., Soochow University, Taipei, Taiwan

Fields of Interest

Laser Photonics and Spectroscopy, Laser Photolysis-Shock Tube Study of Combustion Kinetics, Protein Folding on the Surface

Current Courses

  • CHEM 115B: General Chemistry II
  • CHEM 275: Instrumental Analysis

Other Courses Taught at SSU

Honorary Awards

  • "The Last Lecture" Award, Liberal Arts and Sciences College, Butler University (2005)
  • LIRP Teaching Award, Butler University (2001)
  • Butler University Fellow, Butler University (1990-94)
  • University Dissertation Fellow, University of Arkansas (1985-86)