Teaching/Trainee Experience

Teaching evaluation results are available upon request - please send your request to szilagyi@montana.edu.

2019 - present

CHMY151: Honours General Chemistry – first semester advanced general chemistry course

2017 - present

CHMY153: Honours General Chemistry – second semester advanced general chemistry course

2017

CHMY102: Societal Impact of Chemistry –chemistry course for non-majors 

2016 - present

CHMY513: Computational Chemistry – first year graduate, junior and senior undergraduate students (both during Spring and Fall semesters)

X-ray absorption chemistry and Quantum Inorganic Chemistry short courses (delivered in English) at at Ibaraki University, Mito, Japan

Bioinorganic chemistry/spectroscopy short course (delivered in English) at ELTE University, Hungary 

2015

BCHM&CHMY499 - Senior Thesis for Biochemistry and Chemistry majors


CHMY592 Computational Material Science: minerals and nanoparticles


CHMY594 departmental graduate seminar coordinator

X-ray spectroscopy: Theory and Application class (delivered in English) at Ibaraki University, Mito, Japan

2014

Chemical Structure and Bonding graduate class (delivered in English) at University of Pannonia, Veszprém, Hungary


Molecular Modelling undergraduate class (in Hungarian) at University of Pannonia, Veszprém, Hungary


X-ray spectroscopy: Theory and Application class (delivered in English) at Ibaraki University, Mito, Japan

2013

 Molecular Modelling Seminar (delivered in English) at Ibaraki University, Mito, Japan

2012

BCM547 Bioinorganic Chemistry 

2011-2012

CHMY591 Computational Chemistry 

2010

CHMY592 Synchrotron Radiation-based X-ray Spectroscopy

2009

CHEM580 Chemical Origin of Life 

2008-2010

CHEM141 Honors General Chemistry I  

2008

CHEM334 Inorganic Chemistry 

2006-2007

CHEM302 and CHEM325 Physical Chemistry Laboratory courses 

2004-2010

CHEM201 Research seminar for undergraduates – presentations 

2005-2006

CHEM142 Honors General Chemistry II  

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2003-2013

CHEM515 Structure and Bonding in Inorganic and Organometallic Chemistry 

cumulative index for 2003 - 2019

32 semester-long classes for 17 different courses, ~550 students; 3.39 average rating out of 4.00 on student evaluations 

Additional Education Related Activities

2019

STEM week at Zoot Enterprises LLC, ZALA summer school program for about 30 elementary and middle school students 

2017

Structural chemistry outreach at Monforton School for 3rd-4th graders

2011, 2012, and 2017

 AIRO/MAP structural chemistry workshop, molecular modelling

2008

NSF REU advisor, computational chemistry hands-on laboratory exercise

2007

Center for Bio-Inspired Nanoparticles summer REU advisor 

2006

INBRE and REU advisor, virtual chemistry workshop for REU students

2005

research advisor at the departmental NSF REU program

2004

NSF REU advisor, workshops on molecular chemistry for REU and AIRO/MAP students

1998-2000

instructor on intensive courses at the Emerson Centre at Emory University, Atlanta, GA

1997-2001

advisor for MSc (independent) and PhD (with Professor Bencze) graduate students at University of Veszprém, Hungary

1995-1998

teaching assistant for computational chemistry courses, lectures in organic, organometallic and polymer chemistry at University of Veszprém; computational chemical support at the University of Veszprém, Hungary

1997-1998

development of a  5-year university course, Chemical Informatics, accredited by the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest, Hungary