Pedro Bueno


Office Phone: 301 405-1790
Office Address: CHM 1101B



  • B.A. Chemistry, University of Illinois, 2001
  • Ph.D. Chemistry, University of Maryland College Park, 2011
  • Postdoctoral Appointment-Maryland Institute of Applied Environmental Health, 2011

Professional Experience

Shell Oil-Gas chromatography, fuels research, and fuels production, 2011-2018

Teaching Experience, 2003 – Current

University of Maryland College Park, MD, Courses Taught

  • Chemistry 271 and 272, General Chemistry II and Bioanalytical Chemistry Laboratory
  • Chemistry 483 and Chemistry 484, Physical Chemistry I and II Laboratory
  • Chemistry 103 and Chemistry 113 SIE, General Chemistry I
  • Chemistry 143, General and Analytical Chemistry I
  • Chemistry 227, Inorganic and Analytical Chemistry Lab

Teaching Philosophy

My philosophy is simple; create a path for the student to follow rather than push them in to an obstacle.

Research interests

Aerosols, atmospheric chemistry, environmental chemistry, fuels, gas chromatography, nanoparticles, Photo-acoustic spectroscopy, Raman spectroscopy

Major Recognition and Honors:

  • Shell Oil Recognition Award, 2017
  • Shell Oil Recognition Award, 2013
  • Paul Mazzocchi Fellowship Department of Chemistry, University of Maryland
  • GAANN (Graduate Assistance in Areas of National Need) Student Scholar Educators Fellowship
  • Albertus Magnus Excellence in Teaching Award, University of Maryland
  • Jacob Goldhaber Graduate School Fellowship, University of Maryland
  • State of Maryland Senatorial Scholarship
  • University of Maryland College of Life Sciences Travel Awards
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