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Gregory Moehring

Greg Moehring, Ph.D.

  • Associate Professor

Department: Chemistry and Physics

Office: Edison Science Building 260

Phone: 732-263-5350



2011 – Present

2011- 2013

2006 – 2011

2006 – 2010

Associate Professor of Chemistry
Chair of Chemistry, Medical Technology, and Physics
Monmouth University
West Long Branch, NJ 07764

Professor of Chemistry
Chair of Chemistry
Texas A&M University – Kingsville
Kingsville, TX 78363

2005 – 2006

2002 – 2004

1990 – 2005

Professor of Inorganic Chemistry
Acting Chemistry Coordinator
University Professor of Inorganic Chemistry
Governors State University
University Park, IL 60484

1989 – 1990

Assistant Professor of Chemistry
University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Lafayette, LA 70504

1987 – 1988

Area Chemist
E. I. du Pont de Nemours & Co.
New Johnsonville, TN 37134


GS-5 Chemist
Naval Medical Research Institute
Bethesda, MD 20889


Ph.D., Inorganic Chemistry, Purdue University

Scholarly Articles

Ortho-metalation, rotational isomerization, and hydride-hydride coupling at rhenium(V) polyhydride complexes stabilized by aromatic amine ligands.  Y. Jimeneza, A. M.  Strepkaa, M. D. Borgohainb, P. A. Hinojosab, and G. A. Moehring, Inorg. Chim. Acta, 2009, 362, 3259-3266.

Hydrogen exchange of rhenium(VII) heptahydridobis(triphenylphosphine) with water, aniline, methanol, and itself.  J. A. Waziob, V. Jimenezb, S. Soparawallab, S. Johnb, and G. A. Moehring, Inorg. Chim. Acta, 2009, 362, 159-165.

Structural Determination and Acidolysis Reactions of Ortho-Metalated Rhenium Tetrahydride Compounds Prepared from Reactions of ReH7(PPh3)2 with Benzylic Imines.  G. A. Moehring,C. C. Williamsa, J. Buforda, M. Kaviania, J. Sulkoa, andP. E. Fanwick, Inorg. Chem., 1998, 37, 3848-3852.

New Mixed Metal Polyhydride Compounds Containing the Ag2Re and Ag2Re2 Cores.  W. Conroya, T. Stewarta, and G. A. Moehring, Trans. Ill. State Acad. Sci., 1995, 88, 123-129.

aGraduate student coauthor

bUndergraduate student coauthor

Presentations/Invited Talks

Selected National Conference Presentations

Control charts of quantitative results.  G. A. Moehring and J. Luo, 23rd Biennial Conference on Chemical Education, 2014.  (Podium)

Pseudorotational rearrangements of seven- or eight-coordinate rhenium centers supported by a nitrogen-donor ligand.  G. Mejia, A. Patel, V. Patel, H. Siebert, O. Menon, S. Rashid, H. Sodhi, D. Kosenkov, and G. A. Moehring, 246th ACS National Meeting, 2013.  (Poster)

Course-based approach to undergraduate research.  P. Fu-Giles and G. A. Moehring, 244th ACS National Meeting, 2012.  (Poster)

Intramolecular ligand exchange at chiral eight coordinate rhenium polyhydride complexes.  S. Dos Santos, G, Birudala, G. Mejia, A. Patel, and G. A. Moehring, 244th ACS National Meeting, 2012.  (Poster)

Selected Regional and Local Conference Presentations

Dynamic NMR Characterization of the Fluxional Rearrangement at an Eight-Coordinate Metal Center.  H. Siebert, H. Sodhi, and G. A. Moehring, 51st Eastern Analytical Symposium, 2013.  (Poster)

Pseudorotational rearrangement of ligands at a rhenium(V) pentahydride complex as opposed to simple rotation about a single Re-N bond.  G. Birudala and G. A. Moehring, 43rd ACS Middle Atlantic Regional Meeting, 2012.  (Podium)

Selected Student Presentations

Synthesis of a ligand-bridged bimetallic teeter totter compound to prepare a more efficient catalyst.  H. Siebert, Spring 2014 Monmouth University Honors School Research Conference, 2014.  (Jane Freed Award for an Outstanding Honors School Thesis)  (podium)

Synthesis of a Ligand Bridged Bimetallic Teeter Totter Compound to Prepare a More Efficient Catalyst.  H. Siebert and G. Moehring, 2014 Northeast Regional Honors Council Conference, 2014. (poster)





Departmental Grant (2009-2012) and Department Grant Renewals (2007 and 2008).  G. A. Moehring, Robert A. Welch Foundation (#AC-0006).


TAMUK STEP, a Model for Student Success and Persistence.  K. John, A. A. Pilehvari, B. R. Garcia, J. L. Chisholm, and G. A. Moehring (replacement co-PI in year three), NSF-STEP (#0525496), 2005-2011.


Center for Remote FT-NMR Instruction.  G. A. Moehring, Higher Education Cooperation Act – Illinois Virtual Campus Program, 2000.

A Regional WWW-Based FT-NMR for Chemistry Curriculum Improvements.  G. A. Moehring, S. Kumar, S. Diab, J. Selbka, S.-O. Park, J. B. Addison, and K. D’Arcy, National Science Foundation – Course, Curriculum, and Laboratory Improvement Program (# 9950554), 1999.  This grant received a $128,000 match from the Illinois Board of Higher Education.

Additional Information

National Exam

IN15 – B. A. Resiner, A. de-Bettencourt-Dias, C. Nataro, G. Miessler, G. G. Stanley, G. A. Moehring, J. L. Crane, K. J. Franz, L. L. Pesterfield, R. A. Stockland, Jr., R. T. Macaluso, S. G. Sobel, and S. R. Smith, ACS Exams Institute, 2015.


Recently Taught Classes

2023 Spring

2022 Fall

  • Advanced Inorganic Chemistry – CE 401
  • Chemical Literature – CE 311
  • General Chemistry I – CE 111
  • Research in Chemistry – CE 350

2022 Spring

2021 Fall

  • Advanced Inorganic Chemistry – CE 401
  • Chemical Literature – CE 311
  • General Chemistry I – CE 111
  • Nmr Spectroscopy – CE 325
  • Research in Chemistry – CE 350

2021 Spring

Frequently Taught Classes