G. William Mutch

G. William Mutch

Title: Professor Emeritus

E-mail: mutch@andrews.edu


Ph.D. Chemistry - University of California, Davis


William Mutch is a professor of chemistry and chair of the department of chemistry and biochemistry at Andrews University, Berrien Springs, Mich. He joined the faculty in 1973. He also serves as the coordinator for the Berrien County Forensic Laboratory, which is located on campus. Since 1983, Mutch has also been the Faculty Advisor to the Andrews University Student Association.

Born in Ann Arbor, Mich., Mutch graduated with a bachelor's in chemistry and physics from Andrews University in 1966. He attended Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, then transferred to the University of California, Davis, for graduate work. He later received a doctor of philosophy in chemistry from the University of California. His doctoral dissertation is entitled "Studies of Unimolecular Decomposition and Collisional Energy Transfer for Chemically Activated 14CH3CF3."

Prior to coming to Andrews, Mutch worked as a teaching assistant at the University of California general chemistry, quantitative analysis, and nuclear chemistry labs.

Mutch is a member of the American Chemical Society, the American Physical Society, the Division of Physical Chemistry, the Division of Chemical Education, Sigma Xi: The Scientific Research Society, and the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi. 

Mutch has received the Zapara Award for Excellence in Teaching in Science and was honored as Teacher of the Year twice by the Andrews University Student Association.  

He is married to Patricia Black Mutch.