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Heather Clontz

Title(s)
Associate Professor, Chemistry
Location(s)
Wingate
Department(s)
Chemistry

Contact Information

Email
(Primary)
Office Phone
704-233-8391
Location
Smith Science 233

Education

Degree(s)
Ph.D., Chemistry, University of South Carolina 2002
BS, Chemistry, Mercer University 1998

Biography

Employed Since
2006

Publications

Publications
  • Clontz, H.V.; Niland, E.S. “Identification of the Compounds Released by Megacopta cribraria (F.) (Hepteroptera: Plataspidae)” Journal of Entomological Science 53: 99-103 (2018).
  • Ferguson, K.K.; Voegtle, H.L., Gibson, J.M. “Synthesis of Tethered Anthracene Derivatives for Use on a Silanol Surface” Wingate Research Review 4: 93-109 (2012).
  • Rowe, A.; Smith, B.; Voegtle, H.L. “Advances in the Synthesis of 4-Hydroxymellein” Wingate Research Review 1: 44-53 (2009).
  • Voegtle, H.L.; Jones, T.H.; Davidson, D.W.; Snelling, R.R. “E-2-Ethylhexenal, E-2-Ethyl-2-Hexenol, Mellein, and 4-hydroxymellein in Camponotus species from Brunei” Journal of Chemical Ecology 34: 215-219 (2008).

     

Presentations

Presentations
  • Bonilla, K.; Clontz, H.V.; Davis, T.L. “Quantification of mitragynine in kratom tea using high-performance liquid chromatography” Southeastern Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Augusta, GA (2018).
  • Clontz, H.V.; Dahm, C.E. “Bringing Everything Together: A Chemistry Capstone Course” Biennial Conference on Chemical Education, South Bend, IN (2018).
  • Dos Santos, N.R.; Clontz, H.V. “Redox Reactions in Near-Critical Water” Southeastern Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Charlotte, NC (2017).
  • Clontz, H.V.; Rodgers, N.; Niland, E. “Progress in the Identification of the Compounds in the Kudzu Bug, Megacopta cribraria” Southeastern Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Columbia, SC (2016).

     

 

Awards

Awards
  • Board of Visitor’s Grant (2018)
  • Summer Research Grant (2007, 2008, 2011, 2017)
  • WINGS Grant (2009)

 

 

 

 

Courses I Teach

Courses I Teach
  • Organic Chemistry I and II
  • Organic Chemistry Laboratory I and II
  • General Chemistry I Laboratory
  • Chemistry and Society
  • Modern Synthesis and Analysis
  • Gateway 101