Chicago State University
773.995.2000

LeRoy Jones II

Professor of Chemistry

Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences

Dr. LeRoy Jones

Dr. LeRoy Jones II

HWH 330 (Dean's office)

773-995-2438

email

Education

B.S., Bradley University

Ph.D., University of South Carolina, Columbia

Postdoctoral, Caltech University

Research Interests

Organic, Organometallic and Material Chemistry: Development of Catalysts for Lightweight Fuel Cells; Late Transition Metal Catalysis; Study of Catalysts Using Microwave Irradiation; and Preparation of Self-Healing Bone Cement

Recent Presentations and Publications

Biggs, P.; Jones, L., II; Lewis, G. (2009) “An Autonomically-Healed PMMA Bone Cement: Influence of the Crystal Size of Grubbs’ Catalyst on Fracture Toughness and Polymerisation Rate,” Int. J. Nano and Biomaterials," 2(6) 494.

Lewis, G.; Wellborn, B., Jones, L., II, Biggs, P. (2009)“A Room-Temperature Autonomically-Healing PMMA Bone Cement: Influence of Composition on Fatigue Crack Propagation Rate,” Journal of Applied Biomaterials and Biomechanics,"  7(2) 90.

Biggs, P.; Jones, L., II; Lewis, G. (2007)“Incorporation of Microencapsulated Dicyclopentadiene into an Acrylic Bone Cement Matrix,” PMSE, 96, 498.

Memberships

Member, American Chemical Society

Project Director, NSF Illinois Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation Program