Chemistry / Biochemistry
Department Chair:
Rebecca Whelan

Administrative Assistant:
Patricia West, A263

Department Email:

Phone: (440) 775-8300
Fax: (440) 775-6682

Science Center A263
119 Woodland St.
Oberlin, OH, 44074

Office Hours: 8:30-noon 1:00-5:00pm

Michael Nee

Michael Nee

Associate Professor

Contact Information


Science Center N378
(440) 775-8302

Educational Background

  • Bachelor of Science, Santa Clara University, 1977
  • Doctor of Philosophy, California Institute of Technology, 1981

Research Interests:
Synthesis of heme-containing catalysts of oxidation and manganese oxidation catalysts

Recent sabbaticals
U. York (1998-99)
UC Berkeley (2004-05)

Organic Chem, Basic Chem

Representative Publications:

  • M.W. Nee, J.R. Lindsay Smith, "Axial Ligand Exchange of Iron(III) Tetramesitylporphyrin Phenolate Complexes", J. Chem. Soc., Dalton Trans., 1999, 3373-3377.