Darren M Smith

Lecturer, Organic Lab Coordinator

Contact Information

OfficeGOS 3266
Phone(585) 475-6567

Office Hours

Spring Semester (2135): Fr 11:00-12:00pm or by appointment

Mailing Address

School of Chemistry and Materials Science
Rochester Institute of Technology
85 Lomb Memorial Drive
Rochester, NY 14623


B.S., 2008, Rochester Institute of Technology
M.S., 2011, Rochester Institute of Technology

Job Responsibilities

Current Job Duties:
Organic Chemistry:
Comprehensive Organic Chemistry lab II (CHMO-336)
Coordination Duties:
Organic Chemistry Lab I (CHMO-235)
Organic Chemistry Lab II (CHMO-236)
Comprehensive Organic Chemistry lab I (CHMO-335)
Comprehensive Organic Chemistry lab II (CHMO-336)

Research Interests

  • Organic Chemistry
  • Polymer Chemistry
  • Green Chemistry
  • Sustainability Science
  • Pedagogy

Selected Publications

Smith, T. W; Zhao, M; Yang, F; Smith, D; Cebe, P; Imidazole Polymers Derived from Ionic Liquid 4-Vinylimidazolium Monomers: Their Synthesis and Thermal and Dielectric Properties; Macromolecules, 2013, 46(3), 1133-1143. DOI: 10.1021/ma300862t