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Dr. John Palasota Dr. John Palasota Professor Chair, Chemistry & Physics

Dr. John A. Palasota teaches General Chemistry and Analytical Chemistry. Dr. 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.


  • Doctor of Philosophy - Analytical Chemistry - University of Houston (1993)
  • Bachelor of Science - Chemistry and Mathematics - University of St. Thomas (1989)

Honors and Awards

  • Honor - Aquinas HonorSociety (2004)
  • Fellowship - Shell Oil company (1992)
  • Teaching - WW Wendlandt (1990)
  • Outstanding graduate - UST-Math (1989)
  • Scholarship - Jesse H. Jones Foun (1987)