Rob McClain

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Analytical Lab Director

B.A. 1984, Augustana College
Ph.D. 1991, University of Wisconsin-Madison

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Research Description

I am currently a laboratory director for the Analytical Sciences Division in the Department of Chemistry at UW-Madison. I am responsible for the laboratories associated with the analytical chemistry instrumentation courses at the advanced undergraduate and graduate levels. I have experiences with the use, maintenance and repair of a variety of analytical instruments including: FTIR, HPLC, NMR, GCMS, ICP-OES, UV-Vis, CE, Raman, fluorimeter, polarimeter and electrochemical potentiostats for CV and impedance spectroscopy. I am also the supervisor of the departmental electronics shop and I serve on the Department of Chemistry Safety Committee.

Awards and Honors

Graduate Student Faculty Liaison Committee Research Mentor Award, University of Wisconsin-Madison 2012
Mid-Career Achievement Award, University of Wisconsin-Madison 2012
Exemplary Teaching at a Methodist Institution, The General Board of Higher Education and Ministry of the United Methodist Church 1998
Robert M. Brooker Teaching Award for The Outstanding Teacher in the Division of Science and Mathematics, the University of Indianapolis 1997

Selected Publications

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