Rebeca Smith

PSE -E103
Tempe Campus


Rebeca Smith is a General Chemistry Instructor in the School of Molecular Science. Since 2010, her main focus has been teaching in the following general chemistry recitation courses and labs; General Chemistry for Engineers (CHM 114), Introductory Chemistry (CHM 101), General Chemistry I (CHM 113), and General Chemistry II (CHM 116). She also taught in-person General Chemistry for Engineers (CHM 114) lecture course which is one of her favorite courses to teach.

Smith is an Arizona State University Alumnus with a Ph.D. Degree in Material Science and Engineering.


“Ab Initio Calculations of the Energy Dependence of Si–O–Si Angles in Silica and Ge–O–Ge Angles in Germania Crystalline Systems,” C.J. Dawson, R. Sanchez-Smith, P. Rez, M. O’Keeffe, M.M.J. Treacy, Chemistry of Materials, Article ASAP (2014), DOI: 10.1021/cm402814v.

“An Open-Framework Germanate Built from the Hexagonal Packing of Rigid Cylinders,” C. Bonneau, J. Sun, R. Sanchez-Smith, B. Guo, D. Zhang, A. Kentaro Inge, M. Edin, X. Zou, Inorganic Chemistry (2009), 48 (21), 9962-9964.

“Di-µ-acetato-κ4O:O’-µ-oxido- κ2O:O-bis[(acetic acid- κO)bis(1H-imidazole-κN3)magnesium(II)],” N.P. Stadie, R. Sanchez-Smith, T.L. Groy, Acta Crystallographica Section E (2007), 63, m2153-m2154.

“Synthesis and Characterization of Zirconogermanates,” J. Plevert, R. Sanchez-Smith, T.M. Gentz, L. Hailian, T.L. Groy, O.M. Yaghi, M. O’Keeffe, Inorganic Chemistry (2003), 42 (19), 5954-5959.


Ph.D., Arizona State University, 2009


Spring 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
CHM 114General Chemistry for Engrs
Fall 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
CHM 114General Chemistry for Engrs