Curriculum Vitae of:
Kevin D. Crawford

Assistant Professor of Chemistry
University of Wisconsin Oshkosh
800 Algoma Blvd.
Oshkosh, WI  54901

Email crawfork@uwosh.edu Phone:  920-424-7433

Education:
    B. A. Illinois Wesleyan University, Bloomington, IL
            Chemistry, 1992.
   Ph. D. Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA
            Analytical Chemistry, 1997.

Experience:

  2007-Present - University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, Oshkosh, WI
Assistant Professor (2007-2010)

Associate Professor (2010-Present).  Teach undergraduate courses in Modern Analytical Chemistry and Instrumental Analysis.  Conducting research on contamination of sediment in coastal stormwater retention ponds in South Carolina and on the purification and determination of marine biotoxins, specifically those produced by Trichodesmium thiebautii.

  2004-2007 - The Citadel, Charleston, SC
Sabbatical During 2005-2006 school year.  Worked with Dr. Peter Moeller at the National Ocean Service, Hollings Marine Laboratory on isolation and identification of a water-soluble toxin associated with Trichodesmium theibautii blooms.               
Associate Professor
. Teach undergraduate courses in General Chemistry, Quantitative Analysis and Instrumental Analysis. Conducting research on purification and determination of marine biotoxins, photochemistry of large molecules, quantitation and identification of environmental contaminants. Responsible for purchase and maintenance of departmental instrumentation including a donated MS/MS system.

     2002-2007 - Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC
Associate Faculty, Marine Biomedicine and Environmental Sciences Graduate Program.  Mentor and supervise graduate students, participate in teaching graduate level courses.

      1998-2004 - The Citadel, Charleston, SC
Assistant Professor.  Teach undergraduate courses in General Chemistry, Introductory Chemistry, Quantitative Analysis and Instrumental Analysis.  Also conducting research on photochemistry of large molecules and purification and determination of structures of marine biotoxins.  Responsible for purchase and maintenance of departmental instrumentation, including recent purchases/acquisitions of a GC-MS, FTIR, and SEM.


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       1997-1998 - Wabash College, Crawfordsville, IN
Visiting Assistant Professor: Taught undergraduate courses in General Chemistry, Quantitative Chemistry, Analytical Biochemistry, and Advanced Analytical Chemistry.   Developed a laboratory experiment to teach the fundamentals of computer interfacing using LabVIEW.

       1992-1997 - Georgia Tech Chemistry Department, Atlanta, GA
Graduate Researcher:  Conducted research in the area of polymer degradation, optical trapping, fluorescence and raman spectroscopy.  First to demonstrate the degradation of polystyrene with visible radiation (488nm) to produce a fluorescent product.  Assisted in the direction of undergraduate research.  Wrote and submitted two research proposals.

      1993-1997 - Georgia Tech Chemistry Department, Atlanta, GA
CEISMC Science Outreach Presenter: Conducted tours and presented overview of laboratory facilities and research program for high school and junior high students from schools throughout the greater Atlanta area.  This involved over one hundred students per year, with a 20 minute presentation to each group of twenty students.

       1992-1996 - Georgia Tech Chemistry Department, Atlanta, GA
Teaching Assistant:  Responsible for teaching laboratory section of various undergraduate courses.  These included General Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry, Advanced Analytical Chemistry, Instrumental Analysis, and Instrumental Analysis for Engineers.

Professional Organizations:
        American Chemical Society:
                Division of Analytical Chemistry 1991-Present
        Society of Sigma Xi 1992-Present

Selected Presentations and Papers(*):

Effect of Grain Orientation on Extraction of Flavor Compounds from Oak, Kevin Crawford, Almon Benton*, Alfred Grigg, David Plumb, Practical Winery and Vineyard Journal, November 2010.

 

Polycylcic Aromatic Hydrocarbon Contamination in Stormwater Detention Pond Sediments in Coastal South Carolina, John E. Weinstein, Kevin D. Crawford, Thomas R. Garner*, Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, 162, 21-35 (2010).

 

A Survey of Metal and Pesticide Levels in Stormwater Retention Pond Sediments in Coastal South Carolina, Thomas R. Garner*, Gavin Globensky*, Ronald E. Hemingway, John E. Weinstein, Kevin D. Crawford, Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology, 58, 9-23 (2010).


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Screening-Level Ecological and Human Health Risk Assessment of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons in Stormwater Detention Pond Sediments of Coastal South Carolina, USA, John E. Weinstein, Kevin D. Crawford, Thomas R. Garner*, Alan J. Flemming, Journal of Hazardous Materials, 178, 906-916 (2010).

 

Sediment Contamination in Stormwater Detention Ponds, J. Weinstein, K. Crawford, D. Sanger, Stormwater, July-August 2010 (not peer-reviewed).  Published online at http://www.stormh2o.com/july-august-2010/sediment-contamination-detentionponds-2.aspx

 

Contamination of South Carolina Coastal Stormwater Pond Sediments: PAH, Metal and Pesticide Analysis, K. D. Crawford, J. E. Weinstein, T. R. Garner*, G. G. Globensky*, D. M. Sanger, Poster Presentation Accepted for The Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC) North America 29th Annual Meeting, Tampa, FL, November 16, 2008.

 

*Chemical and Biological Contamination of Stormwater Detention Pond Sediments in Coastal South Carolina, John E. Weinstein, Kevin D. Crawford, and Thomas R. Garner, Technical Report to the South Carolina Sea Grant Consortium & South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control – Office of Ocean and Coastal Resource Management, Charleston, SC, July 2008.

Rapid Analytical Methods For Determining Toxins Associated With Trichodesmium Thiebautii, L. Bydairk, K. D. Crawford, T. Schock, P. D. R. Moeller, T. Villareal
Poster Presentation at Pittcon, Chicago, IL, March 2007.

Isolation of Toxins Associated With Blooms of Trichodesmium Thiebautii, K. Crawford, T. Schock, P. Moeller, L. Bydairk, T. Villareal, Poster Presentation at the Southeast Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Augusta, GA, November 2006.

*The Selective Removal of Ions by Protein Skimmers, B. Williams (Student), N. Andryszak, K. Crawford, Journal of Undergraduate Chemistry Research, 4, 155-160 (2004).

Kinetics of Chlorophyll Degradation, A. Ybarra (student presenter), K. Crawford, Oral Presentation at Southeast Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Atlanta, GA, November 2003.

*Qualitative Analysis of Common Cations and Anions in Water Samples: An Experiment for Nonscience Majors, M. B. Ellisor and K. D. Crawford, The Chemical Educator, 8/3, 195-198 (2003).

Purification and Structural Identification of Maitotoxins Produced by the Dinoflagellate Gambierdiscus Toxicus, M. B. Ellisor (student presenter), K. D. Crawford, P. D. R. Moeller, S. L. Morton, Oral presentation at Pittcon 2003, Orlando, FL, March 2003.


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Quantitative Analysis of Phthalate Esters in Artificial Sea Salts, K. D. Crawford (presenter), P. D. R. Moeller, S. L. Morton, B. A. Mitchell, N. Wiggins, Oral presentation at Southeast Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Charleston, SC, November 2002.

Production and Characterization of a Polystyrene-Based Fluorescent Polymer, K. D. Crawford, Oral Presentation at the Southeast Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, October 1999.

*Raman Vibrational Evidence for the Presence of Conjugated Regions in Individual Micron Diameter Polystyrene Particles Irradiated with Visible Radiation, K. D. Crawford and K. D. Hughes, Journal of Physical Chemistry B., 102, 2325 (1998).

*Rapid Spectroscopic Confirmation of the Presence  of Polystyrene in Polymer Particles of Mixed Composition, K. D. Crawford and K. D. Hughes, Journal of Polymer Science Part B, Polymer  Physics Edition, 36, 999 (1998).

*Rapid Formation and Spectroscopic Observation of Polystyrene Conjugation in Individual Micron-Diameter Particles with Visible Radiation, K. D. Crawford and K. D. Hughes, Journal of Physical Chemistry, 101, 864-870 (1997).  

Other Activities:

•Board Member, Fox Wolf Watershed Alliance (www.fwwa.org), 2009-Present.
Founder and Sole Organizer of The Citadel Undergraduate Research Conference, 2001-2007.

•Attended Women In Science Workshop, Oshkosh, WI, Summer 2000.

•PolarisQ (GC-MS) Operations Course, Thermo Training Institute, West Palm Beach, FL, Summer 2001.

•HPLC Method Development, Pittcon Short Course, Chicago, IL, Spring 2004.

•Applications and Fundamentals of Ion Mobility Spectrometry, Pittcon Short Course, Chicago, IL, Spring 2004.

•Advanced Excel for Chemists, Pittcon Short Course, Orlando, FL, Spring 2006.

 

Grant Applications (some multiple applications):  NSF, USDA, WI DNR Groundwater Monitoring and Research Program, Dreyfus Foundation, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, AAAS/Merck, SC Biomedical Research Infrastructure Network, Pittcon Memorial National College Grant, and SC Sea Grant Consortium.

 

Consulting Project Clients:        Saco Polymers, Sheboygan, WI; Fine Northern Oak, Berlin, WI; Kryotech Inc., Columbia, SC;  W. M. Nugent, Niles, IL; SC Aquarium, Charleston, SC;  The Citadel Physical Plant, Charleston, SC; Age of Aquariums, Charleston, SC; BoatSafe Inc., Edisto Island, SC.