Thomas Crute III

Department Chair

Thomas Crute III

Department Chair

Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

College of Science and Mathematics
Department of Chemistry and Physics

Other Duties

Program Director, Chemistry and Physics

Bio

Dr. Crute earned a PhD in Chemistry from the University of South Carolina. His research interests include biologically active small organic molecules and chemical education.

  • (706) 667-4517
  • (706) 667-4519
  • SCI W3005C

Education

  • Ph.D., Organic Chem University of South Carolina -, 1991

  • BA, Chem, General University of Virginia, 1986

Awards & Honors

  • Student Ambassador Board Most Valuable Professor Award 2010

  • Student Ambassador Board Most Valuable Professor Award 2009 2009

  • Student Ambassador Board Most Valuable Professor Award 2008 2008

  • Student Ambassador Board Most Valuable Professor Award 2007 2007

  • Phi Kappa Phi National Honor Society 2004

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • CHEM 4700

    Integrated Laboratory
  • CHEM 3820

    Laboratory Mgt & Safety
  • CHEM 3810

    Advan. Organic Chemistry
  • VBIO 8130

    Modern Drug Discovery/Developm

Teaching Interests

Organic Chemistry

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • Effective Use of Games and Puzzles in the Chemistry Classroom, 2010
  • Sudoku puzzles as chemistry learning tools, 2007
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Teaching significant figures using age conversions, 2005
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Classroom Nomenclature Games-BINGO, 2000
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Nitrates supplemented with L-arginine for the reversal and treatment of nitrate tolerance: Two case reports, 1996
    Journal Article, Academic Journal

College Service

  • Search Committee- Dept. of Mathematic Chair 2015 - Present

    Role: Committee Chair

University Service

  • Institutional Chemical Safety Committee 2013 - Present

    Role: Committee Member

Professional Service

  • Brooks/Cole Publishers - 2015

    Role: Reviewer
  • Georgia Journal of Science - 2015

    Role: Reviewer
  • Heterocyclic Communications - 2015

    Role: Reviewer
  • Journal of Chemical Education - 2015

    Role: Reviewer
  • McGraw Hill Publishers - 2015

    Role: Reviewer