Randall Hall, PhD

Randall joined the Department of Natural Sciences and Mathematics in 2012 as Dominican's first Endowed Professor holding the position of the Dr. Lillian L.Y. Wang Yin Endowed Professor in Chemistry. He holds a BS in Chemistry, and a MA, a MPhil and a PhD in Theoretical Chemical Physics from Columbia University, New York, NY.


Columbia University, PhD, MPhil, MA, Chemistry

UC Berkeley, BS, Chemistry 

Research Interests

Randall's research interests include the role of metal oxide nanoparticles in the formation of environmental toxins; the use of molecular probes in cancer detection; the properties of small gold nanoparticles with potential as catalysts and sensors, the effect glycosylation of the COX-2 enzyme has on the production of prostaglandins, and the composition of the leachate from compost.

Honors and Awards

  • Lillian L.Y. Wang Yin PhD Endowed Professor of Chemistry, Dominican University of California
  • Webster Parish Chapter Alumni Professor of Chemistry, Louisiana State University

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