Dr. Daniel Myles has been promoted to Senior Instructor effective July 1, 2012. Dr. Myles is an instructor of organic and general chemistry here at OSU. He joined the chemistry department in the fall of 2007. He earned his PhD in organic materials chemistry from the University of Victoria (Canada) in 2005. He held postdoctoral positions at the University of Groningen (Netherlands) and the University of Waterloo (Canada). His work in the Netherlands focused on the synthesis of organic-based molecular wires that were used as electronic switches in various device applications. At Waterloo he worked on the synthesis of sulfur-nitrogen based radical compounds. He also taught courses in undergraduate inorganic chemistry at Waterloo.