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Keenan E. Dungey

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| Teaching | Scholarship | Service | Schedule | Background | Other Information |

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Director of Undergraduate Research Program

Associate Professor
Department of Chemistry, HSB 312
One University Plaza
Springfield, IL 62703-5407
(217) 206-7345
dungey.keenan @uis.edu

Follow me on twitter @dungeychem

My YouTube channel is dungeychem

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†††† Without faith, man would remain inconceivable to himself.--Blaise Pascal

 

Iím currently associate professor of inorganic chemistry in the Chemistry Department at the University of Illinois Springfield.Iím also the Director of the Undergraduate Research Support Program.

Visit my faculty profile page.

 

 


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Currently Teaching

 

Description: Description: Description: https://edocs.uis.edu/kdung1/www/index_files/image009.gifCHE 302 Undergraduate Research 1

An introduction to research in which students work together on an original project.

 

Description: Description: Description: https://edocs.uis.edu/kdung1/www/index_files/image009.gifCHE 422 Inorganic Chemistry

An advanced course in the structure and reactivity of inorganic compounds.

 

 

Past Courses at UIS
 

Description: Description: Description: https://edocs.uis.edu/kdung1/www/index_files/image009.gifCHE 103 Introduction to Nanotechnology

An introductory science course for non-science majors focusing on new developments in nanotechnology.

 

Description: Description: Description: https://edocs.uis.edu/kdung1/www/index_files/image009.gifCHE 142 Principles of Inorganic Chemistry

An introductory course in descriptive inorganic chemistry.

 

Description: Description: Description: https://edocs.uis.edu/kdung1/www/index_files/image009.gifCHE 262: ECCE Science and World Religions

An Engaged Citizenship Common Experience Global Awareness course on the interactions between science and religion.

 

Description: Description: Description: https://edocs.uis.edu/kdung1/www/index_files/image009.gifBIO 333: ECCE 10,000 Years at Emiquon

An Engaged Citizenship Common Experience U.S. Communities course on the human interactions with the land at Emiquon along the Illinois River.

 

Description: Description: Description: https://edocs.uis.edu/kdung1/www/index_files/image009.gifCHE 104 Introduction to Nanotechnology Lab

A laboratory for CHE 103.

 

Description: Description: Description: https://edocs.uis.edu/kdung1/www/index_files/image009.gifCHE 322 Laboratory Techniques

An review of laboratory methods and math for science majors

  

Description: Description: Description: https://edocs.uis.edu/kdung1/www/index_files/image009.gifCAP 101 Capital Scholars Seminar

An introduction to the Capital Scholars Program for first year students.

 

Description: Description: Description: https://edocs.uis.edu/kdung1/www/index_files/image009.gifCHE 141 Principles of Chemistry

The first semester general chemistry course for science majors

  

Description: Description: Description: https://edocs.uis.edu/kdung1/www/index_files/image009.gifCHE 268 Organic Chemistry Laboratory I

A one semester laboratory course in organic synthesis and characterization

 

Description: Description: Description: https://edocs.uis.edu/kdung1/www/index_files/image009.gifCHE 271 Organic Chemistry Laboratory II

A one semester laboratory course in organic synthesis and characterization

 

Description: Description: Description: https://edocs.uis.edu/kdung1/www/index_files/image009.gifCHE 111 Chemistry of Everyday Life

An on-line course in liberal studies

 

Description: Description: Description: https://edocs.uis.edu/kdung1/www/index_image009.gifCAP 141 Biology and Chemistry of the Environment

An integrated science course for first year students

 

Description: Description: Description: https://edocs.uis.edu/kdung1/www/index_files/image009.gifCHE 402 Physical Chemistry Laboratory

A laboratory experience in computer modeling and physical chemistry methods.

 

Description: Description: Description: https://edocs.uis.edu/kdung1/www/index_files/image009.gifCHE 431/ENS 447 Environmental Chemistry

A survey of environmental issues in a chemical context.

 

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Scholarship 

 Iím interested in environmental water quality.I have studied the Illinois River floodplain, the Gambia River, and this summer I will be taking students to study the Rio ParanŠ in Brazil.

I'm also interested in solid state chemistry for materials applications.My current research involves the preparation of cobalt vanadates for lithium ion batteries and the self-assembly of gold nanorods.

 

Description: Description: Description: https://edocs.uis.edu/kdung1/www/index_files/image009.gifProject Gemini SPM

A collaborative project with SIUE to incorporate scanning probe microscopy into the undergraduate chemistry curriculum.

 

 

Description: Description: Description: https://edocs.uis.edu/kdung1/www/index_files/image009.gifProject Gemini XRD

A collaborative project with SIUE to incorporate powder X-ray diffraction into the undergraduate chemistry curriculum.

 

 

Description: Description: Description: https://edocs.uis.edu/kdung1/www/index_files/image009.gifCHE 400 Undergraduate Research

An original laboratory project in nanomaterials synthesis and characterization.

 

Description: Description: Description: https://edocs.uis.edu/kdung1/www/index_files/image009.gifElectronic Laboratory Notebook

An experiment in using laptops to organize data in the undergraduate chemistry laboratory.

 

Description: Description: Description: https://edocs.uis.edu/kdung1/www/index_files/image009.gifEmiquon Restoration Project

Iím also the chemist on site for The Therkildsen Field Station at Emiquon, monitoring water quality for one of the largest freshwater restoration projects in the US.

 

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Service Activities

 

†††† I'm interested in promoting research opportunities for students in the Springfield area, and so my service activities center around promoting research at various levels.

Description: Description: Description: https://edocs.uis.edu/kdung1/www/index_files/image009.gifUndergraduate Research

original research projects with undergraduate science majors at UIS

*      Council on Undergraduate Research

CUR Liaison to UIS

*      Council of Public Liberal Arts Colleges

Coordinating committee for Distance Mentored Undergraduate Research

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mentor for high school students on science fair projects 

 

Other Service Activities

Description: Description: Description: bulletChristian Student Fellowship

Faculty sponsor for the student organization.  Gretchen Magruder and David and Lindsey Lasley are the campus ministers here at UIS and LLCC.

 

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Faculty sponsor for this student organization that supports research for undergraduate and graduate students.Watch for our events at Homecoming and SpringFest!

 

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Keenan Dungey's Schedule, Spring 2017

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Activities

Location

 

 

 

8:30-9:45 M

CHE 422

HSB 110

12:00-3:00 M

CHE 422 Lab

HSB 324

4:00-6:00 M

UIS Band

VPA 33

1:00-4:00 T

CHE 302

HSB 324

8:30-9:45 W

CHE 422

HSB 110

10:00-1:00 W

Meetings

12:00-4:00 R

CHE 302

HSB 304 and 324

9:00-3:00 F

CHE 400

TFSE

 

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Education and Background

 

B. S. Wheaton College, 1993

Ph. D. The University of Michigan, Dec. 1997

Dreyfus Post-doc, Furman University, 1998-2000

 

A complete CV is available.

 

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Other Information

 

Iím interested in the interaction between religion and science.

 

My wife and I have two children.

 

Please stop by my personal Web page.

 

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Last Update:Apr. 13, 2017

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