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NS Faculty - Michael Tobin

Michael Tobin

Assistant Professor, Program Assessment Co-Coordinators

Office: N809

​Dr. Sterna has a Ph.D. in Chemistry, but his area of expertise is aspects of physical chemistry which are the areas where physics and chemistry overlap. He has decades of physical chemistry and analytical chemistry experience in the industry and is considered an expert in NMR and FTIR technology. He holds 7 patents for producing polymers. His area of physics and chemistry research make him more than qualified to teach lower level courses in physics. ​

Ph. D. in Forest Ecology, University of Minnesota

  • BIOL 3110: Plant ID Biology Lab
  • BIOL 3130: Plant Biology Laboratory
  • BIOL 3300: Undergraduate Research
  • BIOL 3302: General Ecology
  • BIOL 3310: Plant Identification Biology
  • BIOL 3330: Plant Biology​
  • BIOL 4260: Environ Lab & Field Studies​​

​Teaching Experience

  • 2010-present ​Lecturer Chemistry and Physics, UHD
  • 2001-2008 Staff Research Chemist, FTIR methods and NMR data processing, Kraton Polymers
  • 1981-2001 Research, Sr. Research Scientist, NMR innovations in liquid-state and solid-state NMR

Last updated 6/15/2017 5:06 AM