Brian received his B.S. in Chemistry from the University of Arizona and a Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry from Indiana University. After postdoctoral work at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology he was a faculty member at Coastal Carolina University in Conway, S.C. for five years before coming to Linfield College in 2001. He’s taught many different chemistry courses, including General Chemistry, Physical Chemistry, and the Art and Science of Brewing. His research interests are centered on developing nanoparticle based sensors and drug delivery mechanisms, and testing them using lasers. He enjoys playing volleyball, cycling, hanging out with his two Golden Retrievers (Kingsley and Tonks), and brewing beer.