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Education

  • B.S. in Chemistry, Weber State University (1990-1997)
  • Ph.D. in Analytical Chemistry, Brigham Young University (1997-2001)
  • Industry Experience: Palmar Technologies, Provo, Utah, (Summers 2004 and 2005)
  • Teaching Experience: Weber State University (2001 - 2003), Colorado State University - Pueblo (2003 - 2006), BYU-I (2006 - present)

Areas of Interest

  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Chemistry Education
  • Undergraduate Research
  • Capillary Electrophoresis
  • Planar Chromatography

Current Courses Taught

Selected Publications and Presentations

1. Collins, D. C. "A Unit Cell Laboratory Experiment: Marbles, Magnets, and Stacking Arrangements" Journal of Chemical Education, 2011, 88, 1318 - 1322.


2. Collins, D.C. "Investigating Chemistry in the Laboratory, Second Edition", Laboratory Manual, ISBN 1-4292-2243-3, W. H. Freeman and Company, New York, 2009.


3. Zhou, L.; Collins, D. C.; Lee, E. D.; Lee, M. L. " Mechanical Ion Gate for Electrospray-Ionization Ion-Mobility Spectrometry" Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry, 2007, 388, 189-194.