Dana Richter-Egger, Ph.D.
- Math Science Learning Center Director
- DSC 107
- General Chemistry, Analytical
Ph.D. in (analytical) Chemistry, August 2001, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO
B.S. in Mathematics and Environmental Studies, May 1997, Doane College, Crete, NE
Typical Courses Taught
CHEM1010 Chemistry of the Environment and Society
CHEM1140 Fundamentals of General Chemsitry
CHEM1180/1190 General Chemistry I and II
My research focuses on 1) soil and water quality with a particular focus on lead contamination of soil in Omaha and 2) improving STEM education including: student success/attitudes, increasing the number of STEM students, engaging more students in undergraduate research, and financial support.
The ACS General Chemistry Performance Expectations Project: From Task Force to Distributed Process for Implementing Multidimensional Learning, S. Pazicni, D. Wink, A. Donovan, J. Conrad, J. Darr, Richter-Egger, R. Morgan Theall, A. Villalta-Cerdas, D. Walker, Journal of Chemical Education, 2021, 98, .
CURE Disrupted! Takeaways from a CURE without a Wet-Lab Experience, A. Sommers, A. Miller, A. Gift, Richter-Egger, J. Darr C. Cutucache, Journal of Chemical Education, 2021, 98, 2, 357-367.
A Composite Textual Phenomenological Approach to CUREs versus Traditional Laboratory Experiences, A. Sommers, Richter-Egger, & C. Cutucache, The Qualitative Report, 2021, 26(2), 507-524.
Increasing the Number of Homegrown STEM Majors: What Works and What Doesn’t, H. Ali, B. Corbett, J. Heidel, J. Liu, B. Morrison, M. O’Connor, D. Richter-Egger and C. Ryan, Science Educator, 2011, 20, 49.
Improving Student Attitudes About Science by Integrating Research into the Introductory Chemistry Laboratory: Interdisciplinary Drinking Water Analysis, Richter-Egger, N. Grandgenett, J. Hagen, F. Laquer and R. Shuster, Journal of Chemical Education, 2010, 87, 862–868.
Innovative Models for Effective Collaboration between Universities and Community Colleges, H. Ali, J. Heidel, M. O’Connor and 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, Chicago, April 8-12 2005, 1, 73-75.
Synthesis and Analysis of a Solvatochromic Dye; 1‑(p‑dimethylaminophenyl)‑2‑nitroethylene): An Advanced Undergraduate Laboratory Experiment, D. Richter-Egger, A. Tesfai, S. Flamm, and S. Tucker, Journal of Chemical Education, 2001, 78, 1375.
Feasibility of Developing a Passive Sampler for Sampling Heavy Metals in BMPs for Stormwater Runoff Management, Y. Dou, M. Klein, T. Zhang, J. Stansbury, M. Moussavi, D. Richter-Egger, and J. Zeng. Environmental Science & Technology, 2018 Feb. 2:1-8.
The Activated Iron System for Phosphorus Recovery in Aqueous Environments, Wan, X. Jiang, T. Zhang, J. Hu, D. Richter-Egger, X. Feng, A. Zhou, and T. Tao, Chemosphere, 2018 April, 196: 153-160.
Zirconium-loaded Magnetic Interpenetrating Network Chitosan/poly(vinyl alcohol) Hydrogels for Phosphorus Recovery from the Aquatic Environment, Wan, C. Zhu, J. Hu, T. Zhang, D. Richter-Egger, X. Feng, A. Zhou, T. Tao, Applied Surface Science, 2017, 423, 484-491.
Evaluation of Rubber-Chip Media for Bioretention BMPs Treating Highway Runoff, D. Jones, T. Zhang, J. Stansbury, M. Moussavi, and D. Richter-Egger J. Hazard. Toxic Radioact. Waste, 2017, 21(2): 04016014.
Polyurethane Foam (PUF) Passive Samplers for Monitoring Phenanthrene in Stormwater, Y. Dou, T. Zhang, J. Zeng, J. Stansbury, M. Moussavi, D. Richter-Egger and M. Klein Environ. Sci.: Processes Impacts, 2016, 18, 473.
Spectroscopic Investigations of Poly(propyleneimine) Dendrimers Using the Solvatochromic Probe Phenol Blue and Comparisons to Poly(amidoamine) Dendrimers, D. Richter-Egger, A. Tesfai, and S. Tucker, Analytical Chemistry, 2001, 73, 5743.
Spectroscopic Investigations of Polyamido Amine Starburst Dendrimers Using the Solvatochromic Probe Phenol Blue, D. Richter-Egger, J. Landry, A. Tesfai, and S. Tucker, Journal of Physical Chemistry A, 2001, 105, 6826.
Spectroscopic Investigations of Polyamido Amine Starburst Dendrimers with Reichardt’s ET-30 Dye, D. Richter-Egger, H. Li, and S. Tucker, Applied Spectroscopy, 2000, 54, 1151.