Print Page Email Page
Bookmark and Share
Campus News

713-942-3457
marcom@stthom.edu
Back to News Features
<< Return to News Features

Dr. John Palasota Serves on Delta Epsilon Sigma Executive Board
4/27/2011
Dr. John Palasota, Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs, was elected to the Executive Board of Delta Epsilon Sigma, a national scholastic honor society for students, faculty, and alumni of colleges and universities with a Catholic tradition.

More than 100 colleges and universities have received charters to establish chapters of Delta Epsilon Sigma.

Operated from the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minn., the organization publishes the DES Journal, sponsors a national writing contest open to undergraduate students , grants student awards and gives scholarships and fellowships.

“I am very excited to serve on the Executive Board of an organization which fosters scholarly activities and encourages a sense of intellectual community among its members,” Palasota said.

Palasota earned a bachelor of science in chemistry and mathematics from the University of St. Thomas in 1989 and a doctorate in analytical chemistry from the University of Houston in 1993. He became a member of the full-time faculty in fall 2000, rising to the rank of associate professor and granted tenure in fall 2006. Dr. Palasota's previous administrative appointments include three years as Associate Dean of the School or Arts & Sciences and six years as Co-Director of the University's Pre-Health Professions Program.

Palasota is an active researcher in the areas of designed experiments and optimization strategies applied to the development, validation, and improvement of chemical, environmental, and biological technologies; developing analytical methods for high-performance liquid chromatography and gas chromatography; and applying statistical methods to analytical and quality assurance data. He is the author or co-author of several publications and successful grant proposals and has madenumerous presentations in the fields of analytical chemistry, experimental design, and optimization. He is a member of the AmericanChemical Society and Sigma Xi.

For more information, visit the Delta Epsilon Sigma website.

<< Return

<< Return to News Features

Apply Now

Apply Now 

Start planning for your future at UST with our free application.

Apply now
 

Catholic Identity

Apply Now​ 

Faith is an important component of our Catholic education.

Read more

Featured News

Dr. Randy SofferEducation Professor Speaks on Learning Differences
11/26/2014

The University of St. Thomas’s Dr. Randy Soffer, assistant professor at the Schoo...

University of St. Thomas - Houston, TX - Educating Leaders of Faith and Character
University of St. Thomas
The University of St. Thomas, dedicated to educating leaders of faith and character, is a private institution committed to the liberal arts and to the religious, ethical and intellectual tradition of Catholic higher education. St. Thomas is Houston’s only Catholic University and was founded by the Basilian Fathers in 1947.
Site Map
Contact Us
  University of St. Thomas
3800 Montrose
Houston, Texas 77006-4626
     
  713-522-7911
     
Follow Us
like us on facebook follow us on youtube follow us on twitter see us on instagram follow us on Tumblr follow us on linkedin join us on google plus
Contact Us
  University of St. Thomas
3800 Montrose
Houston, Texas 77006-4626
     
  713-525-3500
     

Follow Us

 

Copyright © 2014 University of St. Thomas.
All Rights Reserved. Privacy Policy | Clery Act | Title IX | Employment

 

  • like us on facebook
  • follow us on youtube
  • follow us on twitter
  • see us on instagram
  • follow us on Tumblr
  • follow us on linkedin
  • join us on google plus