Biography

Organic synthetic chemist; synthesis of organic compounds; Clorox Oxidation of Alcohols; molecular modeling computation to study properties of compounds; instrumental structure determination of compounds by NMR, IR, GC-MS, UV-VIS; instructional animations, movies and PowerPoint; teach Organic Chemistry, Ethical Inquiry on Science and Society; design interesting, educational chemistry activities for middle school students.

Research:

Clorox oxidation of alcohols

Educational Background

  • B.A., Drake University
  • M.Sc., Columbia University
  • Ph.D., Columbia University