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Matthew Mio

Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry

Dr. Matthew Mio
Contact Info:
Campus: McNichols Campus
Building: Chemistry
Room: 215A
Phone: (313) 993-1188
Dr. Matthew Mio
Organic Chemistry


  • Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • B.S., University of Detroit Mercy


Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry, teaches organic chemistry. His research focuses on new transition metal catalyzed cross-coupling reactions. Projects include exploring both the mechanism and synthetic capabilities of these reactions, with particular emphasis on the generation of phenylacetylenes for use in nanoelectronics and supramolecular chemistry. Mio is also interested in chemical education, with emphasis on the teaching and learning of organic chemistry.

Mio holds a B.S. from the University of Detroit Mercy and a Ph.D. from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He performed post-doctoral research and teaching at Macalester College (St. Paul, MN) where he was awarded a Mellon Fellowship. He joined the University in 2002.

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