Daniel de Lill, Ph.D.

Daniel de Lill, Ph.D.

Professor of Chemistry


Ph.D., Inorganic Chemistry, The George Washington University

B.A., Chemistry, Lock Haven University

B.A., French, Lock Haven University


  • Experienced MCAT prep course instructor¬†
  • Chemistry instructor at Nova Southeastern University¬†
  • Ph.D. in Inorganic Chemistry from The George Washington University


Daniel de Lill, Ph.D., is a chemistry instructor at Nova Southeastern University. He began his academic career in 2010 at Florida Atlantic University, where he taught chemistry and MCAT prep courses.

Dr. de Lill's research interests include the structure and luminescence of lanthanide containing materials, using undergraduate researchers as often as feasible in these endeavors. When he's not working in the lab or teaching a lecture, Dr. de Lill can often be found reading and writing science fiction.


Dr. de Lill earned his M.Phil. and Ph.D. in Inorganic Chemistry from The George Washington University and conducted postdoctoral work as a National Science Foundation Postdoctoral Scholar at the University of Nevada, Reno. He obtained B.A. degrees in chemistry and French from Lock Haven University of PA, including a study abroad in Mulhouse, France.

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