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Kristin Cline, Ph.D.

Kristin Cline Professor of Chemistry
Analytical Chemistry
(937) 327-6440
Science Hall 245B

Started at Wittenberg in 1993

Academic Background

  • Ph.D. Chemistry The Ohio State University, 1993
  • B.S. Mathematics Texas Lutheran University, 1988
  • B.A. Secondary Education Texas Lutheran University, 1988

Research Interests

  • Design and characterization of electrode surfaces and solid extraction phases for analytical applications.
  • Detection and characterization of microplastics in environmental water samples.

Recent Publications:

  • One-step Solvent-free Synthesis and Grafting of Diazonium Ions at Glassy Carbon Electrodes,  Garrhett G. Via, Chelsea L. Shugart, Sophia L. Melnyk, Stephanie R. Hupman, Kristin K. Cline, Electroanalysis, 2018, 30, 2421-2426.

Recent Presentations

  • Investigating the Attachment of Nitroaniline to Grafted and Nongrafted Glassy Carbon Electrodes, Caroline E. Barth, Kristin K. Cline, Chicago, IL, March 4, 2020.

  • Preliminary Survey of Microplastics in Surface Water from Springfield, Ohio, Laura E. Stauffer, Kristin K. Cline, Chicago, IL, March 4, 2020.

  • A grading strategy to encourage better note-taking in the lab, Kristin K. Cline, Midwestern Universities Analytical Chemistry Conference, Indianapolis, IN, November 7, 2019.

  • Investigation of Carbodiimide Coupling to Grafted Aryl Carboxylates on Glassy Carbon Electrodes, Caitlyn M. Hum, Justin C. Unternaher, Kristin K. Cline, Pittcon, Philadelphia, PA, March 20, 2019.

  • Teaching Analog-to-Digital Conversion with a Human Counting Circuit, Kristin K. Cline, Midwestern Universities Analytical Chemistry Conference, Athens, OH, October 20, 2017.

  • Preconcentration of Lead and Copper Ions with Carboxylate-Modified Nonporous Graphitic Carbon, Riley Alexander, Braden Crouse, Kristin K. Cline, Pittcon, Chicago, IL, March 8, 2017.

Courses Taught

  • First Year Seminar
  • Models of Chemical Systems I & II (General Chemistry, Chem 121&162)
  • Analytical Chemistry (Chem 281)
  • Advanced Instrumentation (Chem 382)
  • Chemistry Junior & Senior Seminar (Chem 300 & 400)
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