Margret Asirvatham

Margaret Asirvatham

Senior Instructor

Office: Ekeley M323
Office Phone: 303 492 2802
Fax: 303 492 0951
Group Website:
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Ph.D.: Kansas State University, 1975

Director of the General Chemistry Program

Director of General Chemistry and Senior Instructor of Chemistry, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, University of Colorado, Boulder, January 1996 - present.

Director of General Chemistry and Instructor of Chemistry, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Colorado, Boulder, August 1986 - December 1995.

Associate Professor of Chemistry, Wesleyan College, Macon, Georgia, January - May 1986.

Visiting Assistant Professor of Chemistry, Florida A & M University, Tallahassee, Florida, September 1981 - December 1985.

Visiting Instructor of Chemistry, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida, September 1979 - June 1980.

Research Associate, Department of Biology, Florida A & M University, Tallahassee, Florida, June - August 1979.

Research Associate, Department of Chemistry, University of Idaho, Moscow, Idaho, October 1977 - April 1979.

Research Associate, Department of Chemistry, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida, September 1975 - September 1977.

Interests

  • Formative assessment using electronic classroom response systems
  • Focus on conceptual understanding and molecular visualization skills to enhance long-term retention of knowledge
  • Math and chemistry skills required for success in general chemistry courses
  • Preparation of STEM undergraduates to address national shortage of high school chemistry teachers
  • Materials to facilitate integration of pedagogy and technology in 21st century K-16 classrooms