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Math and Science Learning Center

Dr. Dana Richter-Egger

MSLC Director

107 Durham Science Center

(402) 554-3643

  • Ph.D. in Chemistry, University of Missouri~Columbia, 2001
  • B.S. in Math and Environmental Studies, Doane College, 1997
Current Research:
  • Improving Student Attitudes Towards Science Through Early Undergraduate Research
  • “Innovative Models for Effective Collaboration between Universities and Community Colleges,” H.H. Ali, J. Heidel, M. O’Connor and D.L Richter-Egger, 110th annual meeting of the higher learning commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCA), in a Collection of Papers in Self-Study and Institutional Improvement, Volume 1, pp. 73-75, Chicago, April 8-12, 2005.
  • “Spectroscopic Investigations of Dendritic Polymers Using a Multi- Solvatochromic Dye Approach,” D.L. Richter-Egger, Ph.D. Dissertation, August, 2001.
  • “Spectroscopic Investigations of Poly(propyleneimine) Dendrimers Using the Solvatochromic Probe Phenol Blue and Comparisons to Poly(amidoamine) Dendrimers,” D.L. Richter-Egger, A. Tesfai, and S.A. Tucker,  Analytical Chemistry, 73, 5743 (2001).
  • “Synthesis and Analysis of a Solvatochromic Dye; 1-(p-dimethylaminophenyl)-2-nitroethylene): An Advanced Undergraduate Laboratory Experiment,” D.L. Richter-Egger, A. Tesfai, S.J. Flamm, and S.A. Tucker, Journal of Chemical Education, 78, 1375 (2001).
  • “Spectroscopic Investigations of Polyamido Amine Starburst Dendrimers Using the Solvatochromic Probe Phenol Blue,” D.L. Richter-Egger, J.C. Landry, A. Tesfai, and S.A. Tucker, Journal of Physical Chemistry A, 105, 6826 (2001).
  • “Spectroscopic Investigations of Polyamido Amine Starburst Dendrimers with Reichardt’s ET-30 Dye,” D.L. Richter-Egger, H. Li, and S.A. Tucker, Applied Spectroscopy, 54, 1151 (2000).