Faculty Profile

David Crouch

Professor of Chemistry (1994), Department Chair

Contact Information

crouch@dickinson.edu

James Hall - Rector Complex Room 2227
717.245.1351
http://users.dickinson.edu/~crouch

Bio

His research interests lie in the development and application of new organic synthetic methodology. Current work is focused on the development of a new alpha adrenergic agonist and continued investigations of new methods for selectively deprotecting silyl ethers. Another area of interest is the development of new organic chemistry exercises on the microscale and using microwave technology.

Education

  • B.A., Duke University, 1978
  • M.S., Shippensburg University, 1985
  • M.A., Johns Hopkins University, 1988
  • Ph.D., 1991

2014-2015 Academic Year

Fall 2014

CHEM 241 Synthesis/Reactivity I w/Lab
The major focus of this course is on the reactivities of organic and inorganic molecules; this is an extension of the study of the covalent bond that was studied in Chemistry 141. Topics include reaction types and mechanisms, stereochemistry, nomenclature, and spectroscopic methods. Laboratory work involves the synthesis, analysis and identification of organic and inorganic molecules. Three hours classroom and four hours laboratory per week. Prerequisite: 132 or 141.

CHEM 241 Synthesis/Reactivity I w/Lab
The major focus of this course is on the reactivities of organic and inorganic molecules; this is an extension of the study of the covalent bond that was studied in Chemistry 141. Topics include reaction types and mechanisms, stereochemistry, nomenclature, and spectroscopic methods. Laboratory work involves the synthesis, analysis and identification of organic and inorganic molecules. Three hours classroom and four hours laboratory per week. Prerequisite: 132 or 141.

CHEM 560 Stu/Faculty Collaborative Rsch