Environmental Science, Policy & Geography

Environmental Science Policy & Geography
USF St Petersburg Dav 100
St Petersburg, FL 33701
Ph: 727-873-4156

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Last updated 9/20/12

 

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cavalhoKathleen M. Carvalho-Knighton
Chemistry
Associate Professor, Ph.D., University of South Florida, 2000
Email: Dr. Kathy Carvalho
Phone: (727) 873-4063 (O), or (727) 873-4833 (Lab)

My research interests include water quality, phytoremediation of heavy metals by aquatic species, remediation of organic and chlorinated compounds, and chemical education.

 

 

Selected Publications

Rebecca Fidler, Tamra Legron, Kathleen Carvalho-Knighton, Cherie L. Geiger, Michael E. Sigman, and Christian A. Clausen. Degradation of TNT, RDX, and TATP using Mechanically Alloyed Bimetals. In:Environmental Applications of Reactive Nanoscale and Microscale Reactive Particles ed. C. Geiger and K. Carvalho-Knighton, ACS Books. Accepted.

Robert DeVor, Phillip Maloney, Christian A. Clausen, Seth Elsheimer, Kathleen Carvalho-Knighton, and Cherie L. Geiger. Proposed Mechanisms for the Dechlorination of PCBs using Microscale Mg/Pd in Methanol. In: Environmental Applications of Reactive Nanoscale and Microscale Reactive Particles ed. C. Geiger and K. Carvalho-Knighton, ACS Books. Accepted.

Cherie L. Geiger, Kathleen Carvalho-Knighton, Simone Novaes-Card, Phillip Maloney and Robert DeVor. A Review of Environmental Applications of Nanoscale and Microscale Reactive Metal Particles. In:Environmental Applications of Reactive Nanoscale and Microscale Reactive Particles ed. C. Geiger and K. Carvalho-Knighton, ACS Books. Accepted.

Kathleen Carvalho-Knighton, Lukasz Talalaj, and Robert DeVor. PBDE degradation with zero-valent bimetallic systems. In: Environmental Applications of Reactive Nanoscale and Microscale Reactive Particles ed. C. Geiger and K. Carvalho-Knighton, ACS Books. Accepted.

Environmental Applications of Reactive Nanoscale and Microscale Reactive Particles; Geiger, C. L. and Carvalho-Knighton, K. M., Eds. ACS Symposium Series American Chemical Society: Washington, D C, 2009. In press.

Carvalho-Knighton, Kathleen M. and Joseph M. Smoak. 2009. Integrating basic analytical methods and computer-interface technology into an environmental science water quality lab improves student attitude. International Journal of Environmental Science Education. 4 (4): 419-428.

Carvalho-Knighton, Kathleen M. and Linda Keen-Rocha. 2007. Using Technology to Enhance the Effectiveness of General Chemistry Laboratory Courses. Journal of Chemical Education 84: 727-730.

Carvalho, Kathleen M., Maria. T. Gallardo-Williams, Robert. F. Benson, and Dean F. Martin. 2003. Effects of Selenium Supplementation on Four Agricultural Crops. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 51: 704-709.

Barger, Marilyn, Elizabeth McCullough, and Kathleen Carvalho. 2002. Using Technology Equipment to Teach Chemistry Laboratory Exercises in Community Colleges. Proceedings of the 2002 American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference and Exposition.

Carvalho, Kathleen M. and Dean F. Martin. 2001. Removal of Aqueous Selenium by Four Aquatic Plants. Journal of Aquatic Plant Management. 39, 33-35.

Carvalho, Kathleen M., Melissa J. McGettigan, and Dean F. Martin. GC/MS Analysis of Volatile Organic Selenium Species Produced During Phytoremediation. 2001. Journal of Environmental Science and Health A36(7), 1403-1409.

Carvalho, Kathleen M., Robert. F. Benson, Francis. A. Booth, M. Jordan. Collier, and Dean F. Martin. 2000. Analysis of commercial selenium supplement tablets. Florida Scient. 63, 8-12.

Carvalho, Kathleen M., Maria. T. Gallardo, Melissa J. McGettigan, and Dean F. Martin. 2000. Remediation of selenium contamination by plants and microbes: an annotated bibliography. Florida Scient. 63, 133-144.

Courses
CHM 2021- Chemistry for Today, CHM 2045 - General Chemistry I, CHM 2045L - General Chemistry I LAB, CHM 2046 - General Chemistry II, CHM 2046L - General Chemistry II LAB

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