Many research projects are available at Lycoming College in synthetic organic, organometallic, inorganic, physical, and analytical chemistry. All the Chemistry faculty have projects in which students can involve themselves - or you may have an idea which a faculty member could supervise. Projects may take one of four forms:
Student research plays a vital role in preparing for your career. We believe that the undergraduate research program is one of the strengths of the Chemistry Department at Lycoming College.
Every summer faculty and students work together in lab doing chemistry research; here is the summer group: (front row, left to right): Charles Mahler, Chriss McDonald, Holly Bendorf, Jeremy Ramsey (back row, left to right): Brandon Zarzyczny, Oscar Wheeler, Kyle Totaro, James Grant (not pictured- John Stutzman)
Kelly Howerter distilling solvents in Dr. McDonald's lab.
Olivia English having fun with dry ice from a reaction in Dr. Mahler's lab.
Dan DiRocco doing column chromatography in Dr. Bendorf's lab.
Theresa LaBarte acquires an NMR spectrum as part of her research with Dr. Bendorf.