Department of Chemistry
Steven C. Petrovic
1250 Siskiyou Blvd.
Ashland, OR 97520
B.S. Chemistry (1986) Ohio University
M.S. Analytical Chemistry (1990) Purdue University
Ph.D. Analytical Chemistry (1998) Ohio University
Postdoctoral Fellow (1998-1999) City University of New York-Brooklyn College
Chemist, AMOCO (now BP), Whiting, IN (1990-1991)
Chemist, Rhône-Poulenc Basic Chemicals Co., Hammond, IN (1991-1994)
Adjunct Assistant Professor 1998-1999, City University of New York-Brooklyn College
Analytical Chemistry (Ch 421) with Lab (Ch 422)
Environmental Chemistry (Ch 101/101L)
General Chemistry (Trailer Section) (Ch 201/2) with Laboratory (Ch 204/5)
Working on a Wine Chemistry course to be taught in 2008 or 2009.
Electroanalytical chemistry and its application to wine characterization
Use of atomic spectroscopy and multivariate analysis in the geographical sourcing of caviar
Education in Analytical Chemistry
Publications and Presentations
"Comparison of Inductively Coupled Plasma with Classical Analytical Techniques in the Analysis of Southern Oregon Lithia Water: Inclusion of a Local Resource in the Undergraduate Chemistry Curriculum", Petrovic, S.C.; Clarkson, J.C. Spectrosc. Lett. 2007, 40, 395.
"Determination of Bismuth: A Mercury-Free Anodic Stripping Voltammetry Experiment", Petrovic, S.C. Chem. Educator 2004, 9, 91.
"Determination of Ferrocene Solubility by Normalized Chronoamperometry: An Evaluation of Experimental Constraints", Petrovic, S.C.; Hammericksen, R.H. Electroanalysis 2002, 599.
"Cyclic Voltammetry of Hexachloroiridate(IV): An Alternative to the Electrochemical Study of the Ferricyanide Ion", Petrovic, S. Chem. Educator 2000, 5, 231.
"Preparation and Characterization of Thermosensitive Poly(N-isopropylacrylamide-co-acrylic acid) Hydrogels with Electroactive Probes", Petrovic, S.C.; Zhang, W.; Ciszkowska, M. Anal. Chem. 2000, 72, 3449.
Professional Organizations and Affiliations
American Chemical Society (ACS)
ACS Analytical Division
Society for Electroanalytical Chemistry (SEAC)