Dr. Catherine Coyle Lee

Title: Professor
Office Building: Henderson Hall
Room: 212
Phone: 973-290-4024
Email: clee@cse.edu


Hunter College                  BA/BS

Caltech                             PhD

Stanford University            Postdoc


Other experiences

Exxon Research


Areas of Interest

  • Bioinorganic Chemistry
  • Environmental Science


Recent Publications

  • “Reversible precipitation of bovine serum albumin by metal ions and synthesis, structure and reactivity of new tetrathiometallate chelating agents,” Journal of Inorganic Biochemistry, Volume 101, Issue 11-12, 2008.
  • “The Primary Aerobic Biodegradation of Biodiesel B-20,” Chemosphere, January, 2008.
  • "Energy and the Environment," New Jersey Science Convention, October, 2010.
  • "The Role of Analogies in Teaching Chemistry, "American Chemical Society National Meeting, LA, March, 2011.
  • "Science and Special Effects", Liberty Science Center, October, 2010.


Courses Taught

  • Introduction to Chemistry
  • Fundamental Principles of Chemistry
  • Physical Chemistry I: Thermodynamics
  • Forensic Science
  • Advanced Inorganic Chemistry
  • Biochemistry
  • Physical Science
  • Earth Science
  • Science in Early Elementary and Special Ed