Brad Popovich

Popovich, Brad

Title: Assistant Professor of Chemistry

College: College of Science, Mathematics, and Health

Department: Department of Physical and Environmental Sciences

Phone: 304-384-6339

Discipline: Chemistry

Room: Science 402A

Popovich, Brad


Dr. Popovich earned his bachelor’s degrees in Chemistry and Psychology from Kent State University in 2010. He then worked as a Research and Development Chemist in the Silicone Industry in Akron, Ohio before returning to graduate school. He then earned his doctorate in Chemistry, with a Biochemistry Concentration from Kent State in 2022.


B.A. Chemistry, Kent State University
B.A. Psychology, Kent State University
PhD. Chemistry/Biochemistry, Kent State University


Dr. Popovich’s research focuses on the use of gold nanoparticles and small molecule conjugates for delivery of metabolites, drugs, and biotracers to brain cells for therapeutic and diagnostic uses in neurodegenerative diseases.