MERCURY is a consortium of 27 computational chemistry faculty at 25 predominantly undergraduate institutions across the country. The researchers share computational resources and use the consortium as a venue to collaborate and increase the visibility of their work.

First Cohort (2001 – )

Second Cohort (2008 – )

Third Cohort (2012 – )

Newest Investigators (Sept 1, 2016 –


  • Steve Young, Hamilton College, System administrator and research support specialist
  • Berhane Temelso, Furman University, research scientist and system administrator
  • Lori Law, Furman University, Executive Assistant, Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost
  • Lisa Aversa (2010-2016), Bucknell University, Administrative assistant to the Dean of Arts and Sciences at Bucknell