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Lone Star College-Montgomery
3200 College Park Drive
Conroe, TX 77384
(936) 273-7077


Stanford University: Ph. D. in Chemistry

University of Virginia: B. S. in Chemistry with Highest Distinction, minor in Physics

Teaching Experience:

Lone Star College-Montgomery: Professor

Introductory Chemistry, General Chemistry, Organic Chemistry: 2002-present

Adjunct Certification Program: 2010-2015

University of Houston/Downtown: Adjunct Professor

Organic Chemistry: 2004-2005, 2008-2009

Colorado State University: Adjunct Professor

General Chemistry: 2002

Administrative Experience:

Lone Star College-Montgomery:

Chemistry, Physics, Astronomy, Geology, Engineering

Department Chair: 2010-2019

Lead Faculty: 2019-present


Extensive experience in synthetic chemistry
Instrumentation experience with NMR, IR, UV-Vis, GC, EPR
Computer literate: programming (C, Java, Kotlin), web design (HTML, JavaScript), Microsoft Office


Organic Chemistry Experiments; Sundermann, M. J.; Follet: River Grove, Il, 2011

Sundermann, M. J. A Statistical Analysis of Infrequent Events on Multiple-Choice Tests that Indicate Probable Cheating J. Chem. Educ. 2008, 85, 568

Hegedus, L. S.; Sundermann, M. J.; Dorhout, P. K. Synthesis, Complexation, and Coordination of 1,8-Pyrazine-Capped 5,12-Dioxocyclams Inorg. Chem. 2003, 42, 4346

The Ruthenium Catalyzed Alder-ene Reaction: Macrocyclizations and Studies of Alternate Catalysts. Ph. D. Thesis; Sundermann, M.J.; Stanford University, 2000

Reynolds, K. A.; Dopico, P. G.; Sundermann, M. J.; Hughes, K. A.; Finn, MG. A New Condensation Synthesis of Allenes and Dienes J. Org. Chem. 1993, 58, 1298


Colorado State: Professor Louis Hegedus: syntheses of cyclams with chromium carbene complexes, complexation of metals into cyclams, formation of oligomers

Stanford: Professor Barry Trost: macrocyclizations and intermolecular reactions of the ruthenium catalyzed Alder-ene reaction, syntheses of organic substrates to test scope of the reaction and syntheses of novel ruthenium complexes

Virginia: Professor MG Finn: A new synthesis of allenes and dienes with titanium/phosphine complexes, organic synthesis with bimetallic carbene complexes


Lone Star College-Montgomery Heights of Excellence Award: Increasing Affordability and Accessibility, 2013

Lone Star College Writing Award, 2009

Phi Beta Kappa, 1993