Dr. Matthew E. Cremeens is a professor in Gonzaga University’s Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry. He graduated from Grinnell College with a B.A. in Chemistry, worked at a start-up pharmaceutical company before earning his Ph.D. in Physical Organic Chemistry from Cornell University, and completed his postdoctoral studies in Biophysical Chemistry at The Scripps Research Institute. So far in his GU career, he has had the privilege and honor of mentoring over 50 research students, 22 of whom have served as co-authors on peer-reviewed publications. He currently serves as the Director of the Center for Undergraduate Research & Creative Inquiry.