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Benjamin E. Estes

Assistant Professor of Chemistry and Chemical Hygiene Officer

bestes@tnwesleyan.edu (423) 746-5233

Dr. Benjamin E. Estes is an Assistant Professor of Chemistry in the Department of Natural Sciences at Tennessee Wesleyan University. Dr. Estes teaches General Chemistry I & II, Quantitative and Instrumental Analysis, Inorganic Chemistry, Physical Chemistry I & II, and Chemistry Seminar I & II. Dr. Estes earned a doctorate degree in Inorganic Chemistry at the University of Tennessee – Knoxville and a bachelor of arts degree in Chemistry at Eastern Kentucky University. His research interests are in synthetic inorganic chemistry including the preparation of heterogeneous catalysts and porous materials with high surface areas.

Dr. Estes enjoys spending time with his wife and children, exploring the Appalachian Mountains, and playing and watching soccer. He is originally from Hopkinsville, KY.