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Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

Analytical Chemistry

Analytical Chemistry teaches successful identification and meaningful quantification of chemicals in both natural and man-made materials.  An analytical chemist adopts proven methodologies in reliable chemical measurements and develops procedures for particular samples.  Research in analytical chemistry seeks to improve existing methods and techniques, and to develop analytical tools for serving the needs of frontier of science. 

Table 1: Analytical Chemistry Faculty
Name Rank Discipline(s)
Jai-Pil Choi, Ph.D. Professor Analytical
Kin Ng, Ph.D. Professor Analytical
Eric C. Person, Ph.D. Professor Analytical, Forensic
Barry Gump, Ph.D. Professor Emeritus Analytical, Enology
David Zellmer, Ph.D. Professor Emeritus Analytical

The analytical chemistry faculty are responsible for teaching the following department courses in analytical chemistry as well as general chemistry courses.

Table 2: Analytical Chemistry Courses
Course Number Course Name
CHEM 102 Quantitative Analytical Chemistry
CHEM 105 Quantitative Analysis Laboratory
CHEM 106 Analytical Measurements Laboratory
CHEM 125 Applied Analytical Techniques
CHEM 225 Separation Methods in Chemistry
CHEM 226 Electrochemistry
CHEM 227 Analytical Spectroscopy