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Ray Moharerrzadeh

Assistant Professor

Center for Natural Sciences, Mathematics and Nursing, Room 3125 301-860-3340


B.Sc. (Chemistry), 1990, McGill Univ. Montreal, Canada

Ph.D. (Theoretical Physical Chemistry), 1995, Howard Univ. Washington DC, USA


Courses Taught

General Chemistry I & II - (CHEM 107 & 108)


Research Interests

Theoretical Physical Chemistry

  • Theory & Application of Angular Momentum related to chemical problems
  • Study of radiative multipole operators
  • Study of spherical Gaussian functions & their application in molecular electronic structure theory


Honors & Awards

  • Teacher of the Year, School of Arts & Sciences, Bowie State University (2001-02)
  • Recipient of Terminal Fellowship Award, Graduate School of Arts & Sciences, Howard University (1994-95)


Professional Memberships

  • American Chemical Society
  • Phi Lambda Upsilon


Select Publications

  1. Moharerrzadeh, P. Palting, and L.Y.C. Chiu, “Addition Theorem and Matrix Elements of Radiative Multipole Operators”, Journal of Mathematical Chemistry, vol. 38, No. 5, (2005) 641.
  1. Moharerrzadeh and L.Y.C. Chiu “The Addition Theorem of Spherical Laguerre Gaussian Functions and its application in Molecular Integrals”, Journal of Molecular Structure:THEOCHEM, 536, 263 (2001)