Office Hours

  • on leave Fall 2013 - Spring 2014
 

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Jeff Peterson

Assistant Professor of

Chemistry

ISC 321
1 College Circle
Geneseo, NY 14454
585-245-5533
petersonj@geneseo.edu

Jeffrey Peterson has been a member of the Geneseo faculty since 2008.

Faculty Information

Education

  • Ph. D. Chemistry, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY
  • B.S. Chemistry, Wheaton College, Chicago, IL
Spring 2015 Classes

CHEM 119:
N/Introductory Chemistry Lab

    An introduction to the experimental techniques and methodology used to explore matter and chemical reactivity. Experiments include the synthesis and characterization of a compound, identification of
    unknown substances, an exploration of the gas laws, volumetric and gravimetric analysis, structure and bonding, and acid/base chemistry. Prerequisites: or Co-requisite: CHEM 116 or CHEM 203. Offered every fall and spring
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CHEM 204:
Principles of Chemistry II

    A continuation of CHEM 203, Principles of Chemistry I. Topics to be covered include chemical equilibrium, properties of acids and bases, solution equilibria, free energy and thermodynamics, electroch
    eistry, transition metals and their coordination compounds, and chemical properties of selected elements. Prerequisites: CHEM 203. Offered first half, every spring
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CHEM 388:
Exp:Introductory Nanoscience