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Keuka College

Dr. Andrew Robak

Dr. Andrew Robak

  • Assistant Professor of Chemistry, Division of Natural Sciences, Mathematics, and Physical Education
Phone: (315) 279-5431
E-mail: arobak@keuka.edu
Office: Jephson Science Center 311

Academic Credentials

University of Oregon
Ph.D.
University of Oregon
M.S.
Rochester Institute of Technology
B.S.

Professional Interests

chemistry, organic chemistry, green chemistry, science in popular culture, science as art, polymers/plastics, science education, explosive chemistry demonstrations, inorganic chemistry

Biography

Dr. Robak started teaching at Keuka College in the Fall of 2007 and is the primary instructor for organic chemistry at Keuka.

He is the adviser for Keuka's chemistry club and also directs a number of undergraduate research projects. Active research projects include: Developing new surfboard coatings from polyurethanes, designing chemistry experiments for home-schooled children at the high school level and a project using chemistry and photography to promote both art and science.

Other research interests are: designing more environmentally friendly lab experiments

Upcoming Classes

Term Course Day Time
Spring 2014 INS301N.01: Integrative Studies: Science in Popular Culture TR 11:10 AM - 12:35 PM
Spring 2014 CHM207L.01: Organic Chemistry II Lab T 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Spring 2014 CHM207L.02: Organic Chemistry II Lab R 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Spring 2014 CHM207.01: Organic Chemistry II MWF 11:15 AM - 12:20 PM
Spring 2014 CHM450.01: Senior Seminar in Natural Science T 8:30 AM - 10:20 AM
Spring 2014 BIO450.01: Senior Seminar in Natural Science T 8:30 AM - 10:20 AM
Spring 2014 ENV450.01: Senior Seminar in Natural Science T 8:30 AM - 10:20 AM