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Kristopher Mijares, Ph.D.

Instructor of Chemistry
Discipline/Specialization: Organometallic Chemistry
Department of Chemistry
Office: 105B Heckert Wells Hall
Phone: 620-235-6145

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About Dr. Kristopher Mijares

Dr. Kristopher Mijares received his PhD in Chemistry from Kansas State University, Kansas, and a MChem from Nottingham Trent University, England. His research interests include synthesis of Novel Organo-functionalized Polyoxometalates, Applied Learning in Higher Education, Organometallic Chemistry, Nano-materials, and Chemistry Education.


Ph.D., Kansas State University, Kansas, U.S.A.

M Chem., Nottingham Trent University, England

Courses Taught

Introduction to Chemistry Lectures
Introduction to Chemistry Labs
Introduction to Organic chemistry Lectures
Organic 1 Chemistry Labs
Organic 2 Chemistry Labs
Laboratory Safety and Compliance 

Areas of Interest

Research Interests

  • Novel Organo-functionalized Polyoxometalate Chemistry
  • Organo-imido metalloligands
  • Organometallic Chemistry
  • Nano - materials


  • Lahootun, V.; Karcher, J.; Courillon, C.; Launay, F.; Mijares, K.; Maatta, E.A.; Proust, A. Euro. J. Inorg. Chem. 2008, pp. 4899 - 4905.

  • Mijares, K.; Maatta, E. A. “Functionalized Polyoxometalates as Potential Metalloligands”, 42nd Midwest Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Kansas City, KS.

  • Mijares, K.; Karcher, J.; Maatta, E.A. “The Synthesis and “Electrochemical Studies and Functionalization of Polyoxometalates”, 39th Midwest Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Manhattan, KS.