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Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

Faculty and Staff Directory

Laura Lanni

Title: Instructor / Teaching Staff
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
Fax: 803-777-9521
Office: STB 421
Resources: CV [pdf]
Laura Lanni


B.S., 1987, Oakland University

Ph.D., 2010, University of South Carolina

Honors and Awards

William S. Boyd Professorship for Teaching Excellence; Outstanding First-Year Advocate (nominee); Bouknight Outstanding Teaching Award (2 years); Copenhaver Fellowship Recipient; Who's Who Among America's High School Teachers.

Teaching Interests

Organic Chemistry I, Organic Chemistry 2, Honors College

Representative Publications

Lanni, L. Dr. Lanni’s Orgo I Lecture Notebook, LMNO Press, SC, 2021.

Lanni, L. Dr. Lanni’s Orgo II Lecture Notebook, LMNO Press, SC, 2020.

Lanni, L. M. Filling a Plastic Bag with Carbon Dioxide: A Student-Designed Guided-Inquiry Lab for Advanced Placement and College Chemistry Courses J. Chem. Ed. 2014, 91, 1390-1392.

Lanni, L. M.; Tilford, R. W.; Bharathy, M.; Lavigne J. J. Enhanced Pore Stability and Hydrolytic Stability of Self-Assembling Alkylated 2-Dimensional Covalent Organic Frameworks. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2011, 133, 13975-13983.

Zhang, Y.; Song, D.; Lanni, L. M.; Shimizu, K. D. Importance of Functional Monomer Dimerization in the Molecular Imprinting Process. Macromolecules 2010, 43, 6284–6294.

Rambo, B. M.; Tilford, R. W.; Lanni, L. M.; Liu, J.; Lavigne, J. J. Boronate-Linked Materials: Ranging From Amorphous Assemblies to Highly Structured Networks; In Macromolecules Containing Metals and Metal-Like Elements, Vol. 8; Abd-El-Aziz, A. S.; Carraher, C. E.; Pittman, C. U.; Zeldin, M., Eds.; John Wiley & Sons: Hoboken, New Jersey, 2009, Chapter 6.

Challenge the conventional. Create the exceptional. No Limits.