Chemistry Professor Long Recognized for Achievements

Posted on 4/17/2009 3:00:16 PM

Dr. George R. Long, professor of Chemistry at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, was recognized Wednesday for Outstanding Achievement in Curriculum and Instruction during the fifteenth annual Awards Luncheon.

Long has been with IUP since 1988 and currently serves as the assistant chair in the Department of Chemistry. His areas of expertise include physical chemistry, the application of computers and the Internet in chemical education, and laser photothermal spectroscopy.

Long’s dedication to research is evidenced by his ability to secure over $1 million in sponsored research during his academic career, including two National Science Foundation grants for Course, Curriculum, and Laboratory Improvement programs. He has authored or coauthored twenty-six professional publications and research reports and has presented thirty-nine times for various professional organizations. He also serves as an assistant editor for the Journal of Chemical Education “Learning Communities Online” feature column, as a reviewer for Journal of Chemical Education, and as a reviewer for the National Science Foundation.