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Michelle D. Hoffman

Michelle Hoffman

Visiting Assistant Professor

Department/Affiliation: Chemistry
Phone: 330-287-1974
Office Address: 215 Severance


  • B.S., Chemistry, Xavier University, May 2006
  • Ph.D., Analytical Chemistry, Indiana University,  July 2012

Area of Research

  • Implementation of microfabrication techniques for analytical method development

Courses Taught

  • Chemistry 110: Introductory Chemistry
  • Chemistry 120: Principles of Chemistry
  • Chemistry 215: Analytical Chemistry
  • Chemistry 316: Instrumental Analysis

Awards & Professional Memberships

  • American Chemical Society
  • Indiana University College of Arts and Sciences Travel Award, 2010
  • Women in Chemistry Travel Award, 2010
  • Indiana University Department Fellowship, 2006-09
  • American Chemical Society Division of Analytical Chemistry Undergraduate Award, 2005
  • On-the-Spot Award, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, 2004


  • R. A. Ran, M. D. Hoffman, M. S. Donoghue, A. J. Hung, and S. C. Jacobson; “Water-Assisted Femtosecond Laser Machining of Electrospray Nozzles on Glass Microfluidic Devices.” Optics Express, 2008, 16, 15260-15211.
  • M. A. Lerch, M. D. Hoffman, and S. C. Jacobson; “Influence of Channel Position on Sample Confinement in Two-Dimensional Planar Microfluidic Devices.”  Analytical Chemistry, 2008, 8, 316-322.
  • R. J. Mullins, M. D. Hoffman, and A. Kelley; “Krapcho Decarboxylation.”  In Name Reactions for Functional Group Transformations, J. J. Li, Ed; Wiley & Sons: Hoboken, NJ, 2007, 635-64.