Ph.D. from Duquesne

Matthew N. Srnec received his Ph.D. in chemistry from Duquesne University in Pittsburgh.

Srnec is a 2006 graduate of Poland Seminary High School. He earned his bachelor’s degree in chemistry from Washington and Jefferson College, Washington, Pa. He spent a year in the molecular biophysics and structural biology graduate program at the University of Pittsburgh before transferring to Duquesne.

At Duquesne, Srnec worked in the Center for Computational Sciences on his dissertation project.

Srnec is employed as an assistant professor of physics in the Department of Chemistry, Physics, and Engineering at Franciscan University of Steubenville. He teaches various courses in the physical sciences and has a primary research focus on computational materials science, small molecule organic computational chemistry, and chemistry/physics education.

Srnec lives in Canonsburg, Pa., with his wife, Amanda, and his son, Rush. He is the son of Nicholas and Linda Srnec of Poland.

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