Laura Starr Sremaniak

 

Work address

North Carolina State University

Department of Chemistry

Box 8204- Dabney Hall

Raleigh, NC 27695

919-515-2937

Laura_Sremaniak@ncsu.edu

Home address

215 Bennington Drive

Chapel Hill, NC 27516

919-967-6909

lsreman@mailforce.net

 

 

Education

 

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1991-1996

Ph.D. Chemistry

Area of Specialization: physical, theoretical chemistry

 

University of South Carolina, 1987-1991

B.S. Chemistry

Graduated with Honors from the South Carolina Honorís College

 

 

Employment

 

North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina

Lecturer, 2001- present

 

North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina

Visiting Assistant Professor, 1996-2001

 

University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Physical Chemistry Teaching Assistant, 1991-92

 


Awards and Honors

 

James Alexander Fellowship (UNC 1991-92)

Department of Education Fellowship (UNC 1993-94)

American Association of University Women, Dissertation Fellow (1995-96)

 

 

Teaching Interests

 

General and Physical chemistry

Curriculum development

        developed a completely new curriculum; edited two textbooks and lecture materials for two general chemistry courses.

Hewlett Fellow, North Carolina State University, 1997-1999

        an initiative to improve inquiry-guided study in undergraduate core curriculum courses.

Alcoa Fellow, North Carolina State University, 1999-2000

        an initiative to improve diversity in undergraduate courses.

 

Publications and Presentations

 

1. L.S. Sremaniak and J.L. Whitten, Surf. Sci. in press.

 

2. L.S. Sremaniak, L. Perera and M.L. Berkowitz, J. Phys. Chem. 105 (1996) 3715.

 

3. L.S. Sremaniak, L. Perera and M.L. Berkowitz, J. Phys. Chem. 100 (1996) 1350.

 

4. L.S. Sremaniak, L. Perera and M.L. Berkowitz, Chem. Phys. Letters 218 (1994) 377.

 

5. B.M. Gimarc and L.E. Starr, The Chemistry of Inorganic Ring Systems (ed. R. Steudel), Elsevier, Amsterdam, 1992, Chapter 21.

 

Professional Affiliations

 

American Chemical Society

Alpha Chi Sigma, Professional Chemistry Fraternity