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Faculty Profile

JASON E RITCHIE

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CHEMISTRY & BIOCHEMISTRY
ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF CHEMISTRY/BIOCHEMISTRY
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322 COULTER
UNIVERSITY, MS 38677
(662) 915-7301
Joined UM: 07/01/2000

Areas of Expertise

  • BATTERIES AND FUEL CELLS
  • CHEMISTRY
  • CHEMISTRY, ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY
  • CHEMISTRY, ELECTROCHEMISTRY

Brief Bio

Jason Ritchie is an Associate Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry at the University of Mississippi, where he has been teaching for the past 10 years. He obtained his B.S. degree in Chemistry at the University of California, San Diego in 1994, where he performed undergraduate research with conducting polymers. He then went on to obtain his Ph.D. in Chemistry from the University of Texas in 1998, where he studied the surface chemistry of high-temperature superconductors. He then went on to post-doc at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill studying electrochemistry in rigid polymers. Dr. Ritchie joined the faculty of the University of Mississippi in the fall of 2000. Dr. Ritchie teaches courses in General, Inorganic, and Materials chemistry, in addition to the Honors Composition sequence as a part of the Sally McDonnell Barksdale Honors College at the University of Mississippi. Dr. Ritchie's research focuses on understanding how ions move in polymer electrolytes, especially those with applications in fuel cells and batteries.

Degrees

BS
INORGANIC CHEMISTRY
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA-SAN DIEGO/LA JOLLA, CALIFORNIA (1994)
PHD
CHEMISTRY
UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN/AUSTIN, TEXAS (1998)

Committee Memberships

Faculty Activity Report Task Force
Task Force
Honors - Goldwater Nomination
Other Kind of Committee
Honors - National Scholarship Advisory
Ad Hoc Committee
Honors College Scholarship Committee
Other Kind of Committee
University Standing Committee
STEM-Innovative Teaching & Learning
Other Kind of Committee
Sally McDonnell Barksdale Honor College
UG Application Selection Committee
UM STEM Advisory Council
Other Kind of Committee

Awards

Cora Lee Graham Outstanding Teacher of Freshmen
2007