Janet A. Asper, Associate Professor of Chemistry, earned a Ph.D. (2001) in chemistry from the University of Pittsburgh, after receiving a B.S. (1994) in biochemistry and zoology from Ohio University. Her research interests include organic and bioorganic chemistry, protecting group methods for the guanidine functional group, and the use of NMR spectroscopy in organic chemistry and chemical education.
Dr. Asper collaborates with chemists at the Naval Surface Warfare Center in Dahlgren Va., to maintain the Navy-owned NMR spectrometer that is housed at UMW. In 2006, she received a grant from the Petroleum Research Fund of the American Chemical Society. She is the Alternate Councilor of the Virginia Local Section of the American Chemical Society and a current member of the Sigma Xi Scientific Research Society, the American Chemical Society, and the Chemical Education and Organic divisions of the American Chemical Society.
Janet Asper in the News
- Janet Asper to Collaborate with NSWCJanet Asper has been selected as Summer Fellow at the 2013 Office of Naval Research Summer Faculty Research Program. She will be conducting her summer research at the laboratories at the Naval Surface Warfare Center, Dahlgren. [...] The post Janet Asper to Collaborate with NSWC appeared first on EagleEye.... Read more »
- Nicole Crowder Presents Research and Innovative PedagogyK. Nicole Crowder presented an invited talk and a poster at the 254th American Chemical Society National Meeting and Symposium in New Orleans, LA.Her invited talk “Tethered catalysts: Self-assembled monolayers of phosphonates as a platform for heterogeneous catalysis,” was presented to a full room in the Inorganic Chemistry Division. She presented a poster entitled “Back to grad... Read more »