Holloway Hall

Fred Kundell

Department of Chemistry

Salisbury University
Salisbury Maryland   21801

Henson Science Hall 318
(410) 543-6479


  • Physical Chemistry
  • Polymer Chemistry
  • Energy and the Environment

Dr. Fred Kundell earned his first degree an A.B. from Harpur College (now Binghamton University). He then completed a Ph.D. from the University of Maryland College Park. Dr. Kundell has a diverse teaching background. This includes a Visiting Assistant Professorship at the University of Maryland a "Lector" at Aarhus University Denmark and an Assistant through Full Professorship at Salisbury University. He now teaches Physical Chemistry Survey of Physical Chemistry Polymer Chemistry General Chemistry and Energy and the Environment.

In addition to teaching Dr. Kundell has served as the Chair of the Department of Chemistry for 15 years. Dr. Kundell was the "Energy Czar", initiating the energy efficiency program on campus. He also served as a Science Specialist for the U.S. House of Representatives (1977, as IT Director (1972-76), and as the Associate Dean of the College (SSU) from 1972-1976. Dr. Kundell's current research utilizes computational chemistry to understand the orgins of life (prebiotic chemistry).