DAVID E. HENDERSON
Professor - Department of Chemistry
Hartford, Ct. 06106
EDUCATION: Ph.D. Chemistry, 1975, University of Massachusetts, Amherst. "The Analytical Application of Tetradentate Beta-ketoamine Chelating Agents in the Gas Chromatography of Divalent Transition Metals". Thesis director: Dr. Peter C. Uden.
B.A. Chemistry, 1968, St. Andrews Presbyterian College, Laurinburg, N.C.
2002-2004 and 2007: Director, Environmental Science Program, Trinity College
1987 - present: Professor, Department of Chemistry, Trinity College, Hartford, Ct.
Chemistry Department, Trinity College
1986-1995: Director, Interdisciplinary Science Program, Trinity College.
1984-85: Mellon Visiting Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering, Yale University, Hew Haven, Ct. (Sabbatical)
1983-87: Associate Professor 1977-83: Assistant Professor.
Associate, Chemistry Department, Mt. Holyoke College, South Hadley,
1970-1974: Teaching and Research Assistant, Chemistry Department, University of Massachusetts, Amherst.
2004- Present Tracking ground water pollution from septic tanks using LC-MS, GC-MS, solid phase extraction, and HPLC.
2004-Present Speciation of Aluminum in environmental waters and studies of environmental impact of acid precipitation.
1990-2005 Studies of plant derived antioxidants using HPLC, GC, LC-MS, and supercritical fluid extraction.
2002-Present: Reacting to the Past Program, Barnard College and Consortium schools. Participate in conferences, and prepare new course materials for Reacting pedagogy. (Director of Trinity Reacting program, 2004-6
2002-2003: Intellectual Property Consultant to Lahive Cockfield, Boston, Ma.
2001-2003: Dean of Faculty, Charter Oak State College, New Britain, CT
1999-2001 Associate Dean of the Faculty, Charter Oak State College, New Britain CT.
1991-1993: Chairman, Faculty of Consulting Examiners, Committee on Math, Science and Technology, Charter Oak State College, Farmington, CT.
1986-1988: Executive Board Member, American Chemical Society Chromatography Sub Division. (Elected)
1982 - present: Consulting Editor, LC/GC, Aster Publishing.
1980 - present:
Editorial Reviewer, Journal of Chromatographic Science.
1987 - present: Consulting Examiner, Committee on Math, Science and Technology, Charter Oak College, Hartford, Ct.
1983-present: Textbook reviewer, various publishers.
1984 - present: Peer review for USDA and NSF-RUI and Separation Science proposals.
1977-82: Lecturer, Center for Professional Advancement, East Brunswick, N.J.
The Round Table Group - Consulting, Lahive Cockfield, James Madison University, College of Applied Science. Cheshire Science Curriculum Committee- (NSTA Star Award 1st Place Science Curriculum, 1989). Department of Chemistry, Miss Porter School. Mass Spectrometry Laboratory, University of Massachusetts, Amherst.
American Chemical Society , American Association for the Advancement of Science,
American Society for Mass Spectrometry
Skiing and mountain biking, Choral and solo singing , Guitar and Banjo, Photography and acrylic painting, Gardening, chili peppers, Enology, Science fiction reading and writing Early Christian history.