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About Dr. Jung Oh

Dr. Jung Oh's passion is working on interdisciplinary scholarship projects on teaching and learning.

She was a Big 12 Fellowship recipient in 2006, a K-State Peer Review of Teaching Fellows in 2006 and a Wakonse Teaching Fellow in 2004. She was hosted by Wichita State University as a visiting faculty fellow through the Research Site for Educators on Chemistry in 2009. She served as a faculty mentor and a participant in the Plains Academy Co-Op Partnership Project for curriculum revision and technology incorporation. 

She has shared her scholarship activities focusing on chemistry and interdisciplinary education as a presenter and collaborator for three international, 17 national, 22 regional and numerous local conferences including the 2010 American Chemical Society national meeting, the 2006 Biennial Conference on Chemical Education, and American Society for Engineering Education Global Colloquiums on Engineering Education in Turkey, Brazil, and Australia. She was also a contributing collaborator for the K-State Salina Undergraduate Presentation at the International Conference in 2010.

Oh is active in various professional and community organizations, including the American Chemical Society and the American Society for Engineering Education and the Salina Community Women of Achievement Committee. In 2006, she served as chair for the Wichita Section of the American Chemical Society. She has served on the Board of Directors of the Central Kansas Council of Girl Scouts.

She has opened the Kansas State Polytechnic chemistry lab for public outreach activities as a presenter/task force member for the annual Teen Women in Science and Technology career fair to encourage female high school students to explore science and technology. She has been a judge/session coordinator for the annual regional Science Olympiad and a local coordinator for U.S. National Chemistry Olympiad.

Before joining K-State, Oh worked at a Naval Air Warfare Weapons Center Division She previously taught at Minnesota State University at Mankato and the Joint Science Department at Claremont Mckenna Pitzer, and Scripps Colleges in California.

She holds a Ph.D. in Inorganic and Organometallic Chemistry from the University of California and a B.S. in Chemistry from Sogang University in Seoul, Korea.

Courses Taught

  • General Chemistry
  • General Chemistry Lab
  • Chemistry 1
  • Chemistry 1 Recitation

Areas of Specialization/Research

  • Inorganic and Organometallic Chemistry
  • Chemistry Education
  • Information Literacy
  • Cross-curricular innovation