James Hutchison, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

Jim Hutchison

James Hutchison, Lokey-Harrington Chair in Chemistry

Practice Areas: Energy, Solar Power, Products, Environment, Green Chemistry, Nanoscience

Jim Hutchison is an academic expert in green chemistry, biochemistry, and nanoscience, using all three to develop sustainable materials. At the University of Oregon, he is the senior associate vice president at the Phil and Penny Knight Campus for Accelerating Scientific Impact, professor of organic, organometallic and materials chemistry, and founding director of the Oregon Nanoscience and Microtechnologies Institute (ONAMI) Safer Nanomaterials and Nanomanufacturing Initiative. He is an associate editor for the Royal Society of Chemistry journal “Environmental Science: Nano,” and co-author of “A Framework to Guide Selection of Chemical Alternatives.”

Contact: hutch@uoregon.edu | 541-346-4228 | @UO_hutch | @uoCHandBIC 


Recent Media:
Here's a more eco-conscious way to do your laundry (Mic, Feb. 3,2020)
Hutchison named to new leadership role at Knight Campus (Around the O, Oct. 18, 2019)
Researchers find, and possibly fix, toxicity in nanomaterials (Around the O, July 2, 2018)
Dune Sciences beats the stink with new treatment for athletic wear (Around the O, Sept. 9, 2015)
UO-Sony partnership led to ACS nano’s top paper in 2014 (Around the O, March 18, 2015)
Hutchison has leadership role in new nanomaterials initiative (Around the O, April 21, 2014)
UO-produced video points students toward sustainable industry (Around the O, April 16, 2014)
Green - it seems (The Earth Island Journal, Dec. 2, 2013)
Researchers look to make 'messy' nanotech production 'clean and green' (The New York Times, April 13, 2009)
Run with a Researcher at the UO (KVAL, July 21, 2016)