Dr. David Collins | Franciscan University of Steubenville
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    Dr. David Collins

    Associate Professor of Chemistry & Physics, Co-Chair of the Department of Chemistry & Physics

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    • Ph.D., Chemistry - Miami University, Oxford, OH
    • B.S., with Honors, summa cum laude, Materials Science & Engineering - Ohio State University, Columbus, OH

    Professional Experience

    • Assistant Professor of Chemistry - State University of New York College at Cortland, Cortland, NY
    • High School Physics Teacher - Cincinnati, OH
    • High School Chemistry & Physics Teacher - Sugar Land, TX

    Awards, Certifications, Memberships

    • member, IONiC (Interactive Online Network of Inorganic Chemists)
    • member, American Chemical Society (ACS)
    • Texas Educator Certificate, Secondary Science
    • William H. Charch Scholarship, Miami University
    • Exxon Distinguished Science Teacher Award, Houston Area
    • Undergraduate Research Scholarship, Ohio State University
    • Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honorary
    • National Undergraduate Scholarship Award, National Society of Ceramic Engineers
    • Eagle Scout

    Select Publications & Accomplishments

    • “QR codes in the general chemistry laboratory” 
      “QR codes in the general chemistry laboratory.” D. J. Collins, T. Lee.239th ACS National Meeting, New Orleans, LA (April 2013)

    • “Symmetry and crystallography in the high school chemistry classroom.” 
      “Symmetry and crystallography in the high school chemistry classroom.” Collins, D. J.; Grove, N. P.; Guerin, N. P.;Bretz, S. L.; Zhou, H.-C. J. Chem. Ed., 2009, 86, 946.

    • “Hydrogen storage in metal-organic frameworks” 
      “Hydrogen storage in metal-organic frameworks.” Collins, D. J.; Zhou, H.-C. J. Mater. Chem., 2007, 17, 3154.

    • “Iron-sulfur models of protein active sites.” 
      "Iron-sulfur models of protein active sites.”  Collins, D. J.; Zhou, H.-C. In Encyclopedia of Inorganic Chemistry, 2nd Ed.; King, R. B.,Ed.; Wiley: New York, 2006.
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