Klaus Friedrich

Klaus Friedrich

Associate Professor of Chemistry

Klaus Friedrich
Contact Info:
Campus: McNichols Campus
Building: Chemistry
Room: 222
Phone: 313-993-2495
Klaus Friedrich
Areas of Expertise:
Organic Chemistry
Medicinal Chemistry
Inorganic Chemistry


  • Dr. rer. nat. (Ph.D.) Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms Universitaet
  • Dipl. Chem. (M.S.) Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms Universitaet


Friedrich received his Vordiplom (BS) from the Eberhard Karls Universität in Tübingen, Germany and holds a Dr. rer. nat. (Ph.D.) from the Friedrich-Wilhelms Universität Bonn, Germany. He was awarded a fellowship from the Alexander-von-Humboldt Foundation to conduct post-doctoral research at Duke University (Durham, NC). He joined the University of Detroit Mercy in 2011.

Starting with the Fall term 2015, Friedrich will offer a course in medicinal chemistry. This course will cover basic concepts of pharmaceutical research, then focus on the development of medications for the treatment of addiction.

For more information, please visit the Friedrich Research website .