Chemistry

jsDr. J. Scott McConnell, Ph.D.

Professor

1 University Circle
519A Currens Hall
Macomb, IL 61455

 

Work: (309) 298-1538
Fax: (309) 298-2180

js-mcconnell@wiu.edu

 


Additional Information

Education

Texas A&M University

Office Hours

Tuesday 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm and Thursday 1:00 pm-4:00 pm
Call or email to make appointment prior to meeting.

Teaching Areas

  • CHEM 202 sec 02 General Chemistry II- Syllabus
  • CHEM 202 General Chemistry II Labs- Syllabus
  • CHEM 542 Environmental Chemistry-Syllabus

Research Interests

Soil Chemistry

1. SOM in Native Prairies and Prairie Restorations

2. Sorption of Cadmium and Mercury by Clay Minerals

3. Sorption of Proteins at low pH by Clay Minerals

 Water Quality and Chemistry

4. Hypereutrophication of Lakes

5. Atrazine in Drinking Water Sources

6. Estrogen in Streams near CAFOs (Confined Animal Feeding Operations)