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Name: Alex Davis

Department of Chemistry
560 Oval Drive
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2084

Phone: (765) 494-5244

Email: davisac@purdue.edu

  • Purdue University, B.S. in Chemistry 2001
  • University of Western Australia, M.S. in Chemistry 2005
  • Purdue University, Ph.D Student in Analytical Chemistry and Chemistry Education

Research Interests:

  • Ab initio investigations of hydrocarbon decomposition pathways in the atmosphere.
  • The effect of teaching chemistry on the conceptual knowlegde of chemistry graduate students.


Davis, A.C., Patterson, B.M., Grassi, M.E., Robertson, B.S., Prommer, H., and McKinley, A.J., (2007) Effects of Increasing Acidity on Metal(loid) Bioprecipitation in Groundwater: Column Studies, Environ. Sci. Technol., 41 (20), 7131 -7137.

Prommer, H., Grassi, M.E., Davis, A.C., and Patterson, B.M., (2007) Modeling of Microbial Dynamics and Geochemical Changes in a Metal Bioprecipitation Experiment, Environ. Sci. Technol., 41 (24), 8433–8438