Chemistry Department

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Kathleen Herrera Kathleen Herrera Email Kathleen Herrera

Lecturer, Chemistry
Shankweiler Room 336
(484) 664-3973


Background
B.S. in Chemistry, University of the Philippines
Ph.D., University of Florida

Dr. Kate Herrera's graduate research is on quantitative, analytical applications of laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy.

Recent Publications:

Semi-quantitative analysis of metal alloys, brass and soil samples by calibration-free laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy: recent results and considerations (http://www.rsc.org/Publishing/Journals/JA/article.asp?doi=b820493d)

Comparative study of two standard-free approaches in laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy as applied to the quantitative analysis of aluminum alloy standards under vacuum conditions (http://www.rsc.org/Publishing/Journals/JA/article.asp?doi=b820494b

Courses Taught:
CHM 101 Chemistry of the Environment
CHM 103 General Chemistry I
CHM 104 General Chemistry II
CHM 311 Analytical Chemistry I