Dr. I. David Reingold
Foster Professor of Chemistry, Emeritus
Dr. Reingold received an A.B. from Dartmouth College, a Ph.D. from the University of Oregon, and has additional research experience at the University of Alberta, the University of Chicago, Dartmouth College, and the University of Zurich. He previously taught at Haverford College, Middlebury College, Lewis and Clark College, and taught at Juniata 1988-2012.
He was awarded Juniata's Lindback Foundation Award for Distinguished Teaching in 1992 and the Beachley Award for Distinguished Academic Service in 2001. He has also received the Camille and Henry Dreyfus Scholar/Fellow Award (1995-7)
Dr. Reingold is a member of the American Chemical Society. He served as secretary of the Green Mountain Section (1985-86) and on the Executive Committee for the Central Pennsylvania Section. He is a proposal reviewer for the National Science Foundation and the Petroleum Research Fund and article reviewer for the Journal of Organic Chemistry, Journal of Chemical Education and Tetrahedron Letters. He has been a councilor on the Council on Undergraduate Research for several years, has served as chair of the chemistry division for two years, was chair of the finance committee for three years, and was CUR's Volunteer of the Year for 2001. He has reviewed chemistry departments at other schools for CUR, ACS, and as an independent contractor.
Dr. Reingold has received over $1.3 million from private and federal funding agencies to support his research and other projects. Sources include the National Science Foundation, the Petroleum Research Fund, the Research Corporation, American Cyanamid Corporation, and the Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation. He has supported nearly 100 undergraduate students in his labs, many of whom have been coauthors on his papers. Among these are more than 20 current college and university faculty.
Dr. Reingold is the author of two textbooks:Organic Chemistry: An Introduction Emphasizing Biological Connections, published in 2001 by Houghton Mifflin, in 2006 by IABooks, and currently in its 2nd Edition by McGraw-Hill; and Preparation for Organic Chemistry, published in 2008 by IA Books and in 2012 by BryteWave powered by VitalSource.
Dr. Reingold is now retired to Portland, OR, where he is teaching scientific glassblowing at Portland State University. He is an officer of the Portland ACS section and also President of the Renewable Energy Scholarship Foundation.