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Chemical Education

According to the National Research Council, “…research is a process for obtaining information, and scholarship is a process for converting information into knowledge.” (NAP, 1998).  The American Chemical Society defines scholarship to “…include discovery of chemical principles, integration of chemical knowledge within both formal academic and informal public arenas, application of chemical knowledge to new problems and situations, and the study of teaching and learning of chemistry and related sciences.” (ACS, 2010-2013). Several faculty members at UGA are involved in Chemical Education research and two of them emphasize chemical education scholarship.

 

Personnel

The Douberly research group has made significant contributions to the development of spectroscopic techniques designed for the helium nanodroplet isolation method.  They have employed this methodology to address a diverse set of fundamental problems in chemical physics.  The low temperature (0.4 K) and rapid cooling associated with helium…

We are currently engaged in the development of organic methodologies toward the synthesis of active pharmaceutical ingredients. Our recently patented methodology for the decarboxylation of natural and synthetic amino acids utilizes microwave promotion to yield bioactive amines. This work is supported by Innovation Gateway at UGA and the Georgia…

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Undergraduate inquiries: chemreg@uga.edu 

Registration and credit transferschemreg@uga.edu

AP Credit, Section Changes, Overrides, Prerequisiteschemreg@uga.edu

Graduate inquiries: tharrop@uga.edu

Contact Us!

Assistant to the Department Head: Kelli Porterfield, 706-542-1919 

Main office phone: 706-542-2626 

Fax: 706-542-9454

Head of the Department: Prof. Gary Douberly