Tom Cundari | Department of Chemistry

Tom Cundari

Regents Professor
(940) 369-7753
Computational Chemistry; Inorganic and Organometallic Chemistry; Catalysis
Computational chemistry; inorganic chemistry; organometallic chemistry; computer-aided catalyst design; modeling of metal-containing enzymes and advanced materials; catalyst and biological informatics.

Dr. Cundari is Regents Professor of Chemistry. Dr. Cundari joined UNT in 2002 and has published over 180 refereed papers, and has given over 110 invited seminars. Prof. Cundari is one of two co-editors of Reviews in Computational Chemistry, the foremost monograph series in the field. He is on the editorial board of Journal of Molecular Structure: THEOCHEM. Dr. Cundari's research is currently funded by the NSF and the U.S. Department of Energy. Cundari is co-PI (with Wilson) on a ~$717K grant from DOE focused on CO2 storage and catalysis.


Development and application of high-accuracy methods for modeling of transition metals. Application of theory to the rational design of metal-based catalysts, sensors,optics and materials. Chemistry of the copper- and zinc-triads. Multiple bonding involving the transition metals and heavier main group elements.

Research area: 
Computational Chemistry

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