Faculty Bio

H. George Foster Chair of Chemistry Chair, Chemistry Department

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Personal Website: http://faculty.juniata.edu/reingold

Professor Reingold came to Juniata in 1988 with a Ph.D. from the University of Oregon, an A.B. from Dartmouth College, additional research experience at the University of Alberta, Canada, and the University of Chicago, and more than ten years of college teaching experience.

He was awarded Juniata's Lindback Foundation Award for Distinguished Teaching in 1992 and the Beachley Award for Distinguished Academic Service in 2001.

Dr. Reingold's special interests include synthetic organic chemistry and molecules of theoretical interest. He has received grants totaling more than 1.3 million dollars from the National Science Foundation, the Petroleum Research Fund, the Research Corporation, and the Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation to support his research in the synthesis of non-natural products. He is author of numerous articles in such publications as the Journal of Organic Chemistry, Tetrahedron Letters, Synthetic Communications, and the Journal of Chemical Education. Many of these papers had undergraduate students as co-authors. He is also the author of a textbook published by Houghton-Mifflin, entitled Organic Chemistry: An Introduction Emphasizing Biological Connections.

Dr. Reingold is an active member of the American Chemical Society and the Council of Undergraduate Research, which he has served as chair of the chemistry division, chair of the finance committee, and was declared 'Volunteer of the Year' in 2001. He has served as a proposal reviewer for the National Science Foundation and the Petroleum Research Fund, and an article reviewer for the Journal of Organic Chemistry, Tetrahedron Letters, and The Chemical Educator, an on-line journal.

He is married to Kay and has two children. He enjoys racket sports, golf, music, and theater.