Meet the Faculty

KevinW. Kittredge

Kevin W. Kittredge

Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry

Chair of Chemistry and Biochemistry

Degrees Held

B.S., University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana
M.S., California State University, Fresno
Ph.D., University of California-Santa Cruz

Office Location: 223 Greer Environmental Sciences Center
Phone: 757-233-8854
- Chemistry


Chair and Batten Professor of Chemistry

Virginia Wesleyan College                                                  2016-present


Associate Professor of Chemistry

Virginia Wesleyan College                                                       2012-2016


Visiting Assistant Professor of Chemistry

Western Connecticut State University                                  2011-2012


Associate Professor of Chemistry

Siena College                                                                            2007-2011


Assistant Professor of Chemistry (approved for promotion and tenure)

Miami University of Ohio                                                      2001-2007

Kittredge, K. W.; Malinowski, J. T., †Washington, A. M., †Day, R. W., Leopold, M. C. "Assembled Nanoparticle Films with Crown Ether Derivatives as Sensors for Metal Ions" Am. J. Org. Chem. 2016, 6, 86-92. DOI: 10.5923/j.ajoc.20160603.02

†L. Gauza, †S. Blair, †K. McElhoney, K. W. Kittredge "The Evaluation of Microwave-Assisted and Conventional Heating in the Acid-Catalyzed Synthesis of Biodiesel from Vegetable Oil." Int. J. Adv. Res. Chem. Sci. 2015, 6, 33.

†R. A. Courtney, †S. S. McCarron, †R. A. Fowble, †L. L. White, K. W. Kittredge "The Microwave-Assisted Solventless Reduction of Aldehydes and Ketones Using Silica Supported Sodium Borohydride." American J. Org. Chem. 2015, 5, 113.

K. W. Kittredge, J. T. Malinowski, †R. A. Courtney, †S. T. McCarron, †R. W. Day, M. C. Leopold "A General Microwave-Assisted Synthesis of Substituted Crown Ethers with Pendant Alkyl or Aryl Ligands." Open J. Org. Chem. 2014, 2, 5.

(†Undergraduate co-author)

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