DEPARTMENT OF                                                            STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK,  POTSDAM N.Y.

                      CHEMISTRY

Site map

Home

Professional activity

Education

Teaching

Nanoscience in Curriculum

University Service

Research

Research with Students
Students List

Learning through research

Publications

Presentations

International Connection

Atomic Force Microscopy Lab

AFM operation

Tip interactions

Lectures to other Departments

Nanotechnology Lab

 

Quartz Crystal Nanobalance Lab

EQCN Principles

EQCN Setup

Studies

 

 

Electrochemical Quartz Crystal Nanobalance (EQCN) technique utilizes quartz vibrations and piezoelectric effect to measure mass changes as small as a fraction of a monolayer of atoms

 

 

Back to

CHEMISTRY Dept.

Professor Maria Hepel

hepelmr@potsdam.edu

 

Teaching

Department of Chemistry

Stowell Hall

44 Pierrepont Ave.

Potsdam , NY 13676, U.S.A.

Tel.: +1.315.267.2267

Fax: +1.315.267.3170

RECENT  COURSES

CHEM-415   Instrumental Analysis Lecture

CHEM-415   Instrumental Analysis Lab

CHEM-311   Quantitative Analysis Lecture

CHEM-311   Quantitative Analysis Lab

CHEM-315   Forensic Science (Lecture)

CHEM-480   Advanced Analytical Chemistry

CHEM-497   Research Problems

CHEM-308/309   Chemistry Seminars

CHEM-495   Special Topics

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

    

25 years of teaching experience.  Courses taught:

1)    Quantitative Chemical Analysis (lectures, labs, and recitation)

2)    Instrumental Analysis (lectures and labs)

3)    Electrochemistry (lectures)

4)    Physical Chemistry (labs and recitations)

5)    General Chemistry (labs and recitations)

6)    Electrochemistry of Semiconductors (lectures)

7)    Analysis in Biology and Medicine (lectures)

8)    Clinical Analysis (lectures)

9)    Analytical Techniques in Human Toxicology (lectures)

10)  Electroanalytical Techniques in Clinical Chemistry (lectures)

11)  Undergraduate Research 

12)  Forensic Science (lectures)

13)  Advanced Analytical "Modern Electroanalytical Techniques" (lectures)

 

TEACHING CONFERENCES

  • Dr. Hepel was involved in planning and organizing the 21st Annual Teaching Effectiveness Conference "Effective Engagement Techniques", sponsored by Associated Colleges of the St. Lawrence Valley, November 3, 2012, Clarkson University, Potsdam, NY.

  • Dr. Hepel was involved in planning and organizing the 20th Annual Teaching Effectiveness Conference "Developing Critical Thinking", sponsored by Associated Colleges of the St. Lawrence Valley, November 12, 2011, SUNY Potsdam, Potsdam, NY.

  • Dr. Hepel was involved in planning and organizing the 19th Annual Teaching Effectiveness Conference "Effective Teaching", sponsored by Associated Colleges of the St. Lawrence Valley, November 6, 2010, St. Lawrence University, Canton, NY.

  • Dr. Hepel was involved in planning and organizing the 18th Annual Teaching Effectiveness Conference "Teaching Digital Natives", sponsored by Associated Colleges of the St. Lawrence Valley, November 7, 2009, Clarkson University, Potsdam, NY.

  • Dr. Hepel was involved in planning and organizing the 17th Annual Teaching Effectiveness Conference "Preparing Our Students for the World Through a Globalized Curriculum", sponsored by Associated Colleges of the St. Lawrence Valley, November 1, 2008, SUUNY Canton, Canton NY.

  • Dr. Hepel was involved in planning and organizing the 16th Annual Teaching Effectiveness Conference "Excellence in Teaching& Course Design for Significant Learning", sponsored by Associated Colleges of the St. Lawrence Valley, November 3, 2007, Clarkson University, Potsdam, NY.

  • Dr. Hepel was involved in planning and organizing the 15th Annual Teaching Effectiveness Conference "Why is Academic Freedom Controversial", sponsored by Associated Colleges of the St. Lawrence Valley, November 4, 2006, St. Lawrence University, Canton, NY.

  • Dr. Hepel was involved in planning and organizing the 14th Annual Teaching Effectiveness Conference "Undergraduate Research: Models, Funding and Pedagogy", sponsored by Associated Colleges of the St. Lawrence Valley, October 29, 2005, Clarkson University, Potsdam, NY.  Three chemistry students: Indee Dela Kumarihamy, Florence Shu and John Bennett working under Dr. Hepel supervision contributed poster presentations to this conference.

  • Dr. Hepel participates in the National Science Foundation sponsored program for innovating of undergraduate curriculum through incorporation of the state-of-the-art instrumentation.  She presented a paper at the National Meeting of the American Chemical Society held in Boston, MA, August 19-23, 2007, at the symposium NSF Catalyzed Innovations in the Undergraduate Curriculum organized by NSF, on "Applications of AFM in imaging of nanowires and nanostructured semiconductor electrocatalysts,  One result of this work is Dr. Hepel's published a paper in the Journal of Chemical Education 85 (2008) 125,  on innovative teaching in upper division analytical chemistry and physical chemistry courses

 

 

Nanoporous TiO2

for solar energy conversion and direct methanol fuel cells

 


Degradation of dye pollutants

Electron density surface

with  map of highest Occupied Molecular Orbitals (HOMO) for dye pollutant Remazol Blue Black.  Decomposition of pollutants studied by photo-electrocatalytic method using TiO2, WO3, and MoO3 semiconductor electrodes

Quantum Conductance Monatomic Nanobridge Devices

studied using conductanc spectroscopy and AFM/STM

RESEARCH               TEACHING                     STUDENTS                     PRESENTATIONS

PREVIOUS

PAGE TOP

NEXT