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Kevin Kittredge

Kevin Kittredge

Batten Professor of Chemistry

Education

B.S., University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana
M.S., California State University, Fresno
Ph.D., University of California-Santa Cruz

Office Location: Blocker 31
Phone: 757-233-8854
Email: kkittredge@vwc.edu
Department/s: Chemistry

 

Professor of Chemistry

Virginia Wesleyan College                                                  2016-present

 

Associate Professor of Chemistry

Virginia Wesleyan College                                                       2012-2016

 

Visiting Assistant Professor of Chemistry

Western Connecticut State University                                  2011-2012

 

Associate Professor of Chemistry

Siena College                                                                            2007-2011

 

Assistant Professor of Chemistry (approved for promotion and tenure)

Miami University of Ohio                                                      2001-2007

 

†L. Gauza, †S. Blair, †K. McElhoney, K. W. Kittredge "The Evaluation of Microwave-Assisted and Conventional Heating in the Acid-Catalyzed Synthesis of Biodiesel from Vegetable Oil." Int. J. Adv. Res. Chem. Sci. 2015, 6, 33.

†R. A. Courtney, †S. S. McCarron, †R. A. Fowble, †L. L. White, K. W. Kittredge "The Microwave-Assisted Solventless Reduction of Aldehydes and Ketones Using Silica Supported Sodium Borohydride." American J. Org. Chem. 2015, 5, 113.

K. W. Kittredge, J. T. Malinowski, †R. A. Courtney, †S. T. McCarron, †R. W. Day, M. C. Leopold "A General Microwave-Assisted Synthesis of Substituted Crown Ethers with Pendant Alkyl or Aryl Ligands." Open J. Org. Chem. 2014, 2, 5.

(†Undergraduate co-author)

New pedagogical instruction used in physical, organic, and liberal arts chemistry.
Novel synthetic methods for microwave accelerated reactions.
Assembling organic and bioorganic compounds to create ordered materials including: self-assembled monolayers and multilayers, 3-dimensional nanoparticles, opto- and electro-activated biological sensor
Thin films containing intercalated molecules for drug release.
Synthesis and optical spectroscopic characterization of polyelectric membranes used in fuel cells.

Fall
Wed. 9:00 a.m.- noon.
Fri. 9:00 a.m.- 11:00 a.m.

 

Notes: Also available by appointment.

This represents a sample of recent courses taught by this professor. For the most current course information, consult WebAdvisor "Search for Courses".

Spring

CHEM489*03 Research in Natural Sciences

PHSC100*01 Intro to Physical Science

CHEM120*01 Introductory Chemistry

CHEM347*01 Physical Chemistry II


Fall

CHEM489*03 Research in Natural Sciences

CHEM221*01 Organic Chemistry I

CHEM221*02 Organic Chemistry I

FYE101*17 First Year Experience

FYE401*17 Peer Advising


Winter

INST470*01 Dev in Science & Technology