Thomas Wenzel

Analytical Chemistry

Thomas J. Wenzel


Chemistry and Biochemistry

Charles A. Dana Professor

31 Frye Street, Room 106

Environmental Studies

Dana Chemistry Hall,

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Ph. D., University of Colorado, 1981 ; B.S., Northeastern University, 1976

Research Interests

Include the development of chiral NMR shift reagents, the utilization of lanthanide ions as fluorescent chromophores for liquid chromatographic detection; and the synthesis of metal chelate polymers and their applications as selective sorbents and gas chromatographic phases.

Curricular Interests

Include the development of active learning strategies for the introductory and analytical chemistry curriculum. These involve the use of group-learning in class and project-based laboratory experiences.