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Dr. Nyssa Crompton

Associate Professor of Chemistry

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EDUCATION

• Ph.D.(Chemistry): Princeton University, Princeton, NJ (2014)
• M.S. (Chemistry): Princeton University, Princeton, NJ (2011)
• B.A. (Chemistry/Math minor): Luther College, Decorah, IA (2010)

Ph.D. Dissertation: The Stability and Structure of Amorphous Ferric Oxyhydroxides in the Presence of Environmentally Relevant Ligands


Advisor: Dr. Satish Myneni


CLASSES TEACHING AT ICC

Chemistry I & II for Majors
General Chemistry for Non-Majors
Math for Veterinary Technicians


WORK EXPERIENCE

• Independence Community College, Independence, KS (Spring 2017 – current)


• Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, MO 
Post-Doctoral Research Associate (2015-2016)

• Johnson & Johnson, NJ sites, Contract Scientist I (2014 - 2015)

• Princeton University: Teaching Assistant (4 semesters) & Research Assistance (4 semesters) from 2010-2014

• Kraft Foods Global, Chicago, IL. Undergraduate Research Experience (2009 - 2010)

• Luther College, Decorah, IA, Chemistry Department Assistant (2007 - 2010)


SELECTED PAPERS and PROFESSIONAL MEETINGS 
March 18, 2018: 255th ACS National Meeting: Food, Energy & Water
Non-majors general chemistry course as a forum to promote civic responsibility

August 23, 2016: 252nd ACS National Meeting: Chemistry of, by, and for the People
Trace metal transformations in terrestrial wetlands and their impact on methane production

June 9, 2014: 24th Goldschmidt International Conference: Sacramento, California
Stability and Transformation of Amorphous Fe-Oxyhydroxides in the Presence of Environmentally Relevant Ligands

April 11, 2013: 245th ACS National Meeting: Chemistry of Energy and Food
Role of Light-Element Anions on the Stability of Amorphous Fe-Oxyhydroxides

August 22, 2012: 244th ACS National Meeting: Materials for Health and Medicine
Role of selected anions (Cl-, SO42-, CO32-) and cations (Al3+) on the stability of amorphous Fe-oxyhydroxides

June 27, 2012: 22nd Goldschmidt International Conference: Earth in Evolution 
Chloride: the Unexpected Poison in the Growth of Crystalline Iron Oxides

Joe-Wong, C., Shoenfelt, E., Hauser, E. J., Crompton, N. & Myneni, S. C. B. Estimation of
Reactive Thiol Concentrations in Dissolved Organic Matter and Bacterial Cell Membranes 
in Aquatic Systems. Environ. Sci. Technol. 46, 9854–9861 (2012).


AWARDS AND HONORS 
• Pickering Teaching Award at Princeton University 2012
• Induction into Phi Beta Kappa Honors Society 2010
• Induction into Pi Mu Epsilon Math Honors Society 2009 
• Adrian M. Docken Scholarship for Chemistry 2009
• Girl Scout Gold, Silver, and God & Country Awards ‘04, ‘02, ‘05

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS
• American Chemical Society 
• Geochemical Society of America
 

Office Location

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Mail Location

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