Thomas Nicholas Jones

Assistant Professor of ChemistryNicholas Jones, 2004

Chemistry Summer Research Program Coordinator

Ph.D. Chemistry, Montana State University, 2003

B.S. - Chemistry, Pacific Lutheran University, 1996
Office: Ardolf Science Center 250
Phone:  (320) 363-5094

Courses Taught:  

Organic Chemistry I and II, General Chemistry I and II, Chemical Literature

Research/Professional Interests:

My research is focused on the synthesis of small molecules.  The variety of projects include methodology development, total synthesis and bioinorganic model systems.


  1. Wang, G-Q.;  Guan, Z.; Tang, R-C.; Ostojic, Z.; Jones, T.N.; Wu, T-T.; He, Y-H.* "A simple preparation of ethyl 2,5-dimethylfuran-3-carboxylate and 2,5-dimethylfuran-3,4-dicarboxylic acid from diethyl 2,3-diacetylsuccinate" J Heterocycl. Chem. 2009, 46, 540-543.

  2. Jones, T.N.*; McClure, C.K.* "Synthesis of 4-Ethoxy-2,3-dihydropyridinium Tetrafluoroborate Salts and 4-Ethoxy-2,3-dihydropyridines" Synlett 2009, 8, 1289-1290.

  3. Graham, K.J.*; Johnson, B.J.; Jones, T.N.; McIntee, E.J.; Schaller, C.P. "An Organic Chemistry Laboratory Practical: Designing and Conducting a Purification Scheme" J. Chem. Educ. 2008, 85, 1644-1645.