Libbie S. W. Pelter, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Chemistry

2019 - 2020 Senate Officer - Vice Chair


Libbie Pelter teaches organic and inorganic chemistry catalysis. She engages undergraduates in research in catalysis, computational chemistry and development of sustainable methodologies in synthesis.


(219) 989-2780

Office Location:

Hammond Campus, Gyte 265


  •  Ph.D., University of California at Berkeley (Organic Chemistry)
  • B.S. Chemistry, University of Oregon, Eugene

Areas of Expertise

  • Organic and Organometallic Synthesis Using Microwave Heating
  • Transition Metal Catalysis Including Reactions Utilizing CO2 Computational Chemistry