Lisa Blue

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  • Lecturer
  • Chemistry
161E Jacobs Science Building
(859) 257-5884 office, (859) 323-9985 fax
Research Interests:
Education and Professional Development

Faculty Fellow, PresentationU!, University of Kentucky, 2017.
Postdoctoral Scholar in Dept. of Energy, Environmental, and Chemical Engineering, Washington University in St. Louis, 2009 - 2010.
University of Kentucky, Ph.D. in Inorganic Chemistry, 2010.
Missouri State University, M.S. in Chemistry, 2002.
Missouri State University, B.S. in Industrial Chemistry, 1998.

Industry Experience

Director of Research and Development, Covalent Research Tecnologies, Lexington, KY, 2010 - 2013.
Analyst, Blackman Water Treatment Plant, City Utilities of Springfield, MO, 1998 - 2000.
Factory Technical Laboratory Intern, Dayco Prodcuts, LLC, Springfield, MO, 1997.
Quality Control Chemistry Intern, Kraft Foods, Inc., Springfield, MO, 1996.

Academic Appointments

Faculty Tutor Coordinator for the General and Organic Chemistry Learning Centers, Dept. of Chemistry, University of Kentucky, 2017 - present.
Lecturer, Dept. of Chemistry, University of Kentucky, 2015 - present.
Lewis Honors College Faculty Advisory Council, University of Kentucky, 2015 - present.
Academic Coordinator Senior, Dept. of Chemistry, University of Kentucky, 2014 - 2015.
Instructor, Dept. of Chemistry, University of Kentucky, 2010 - 2013.
Graduate Supervisor, Dept. of Civil Engineering, University of Kentucky, 2007.
Adjunct Instructor of Chemistry and Mathematics, Ozarks Technical Community College, Springfield, MO, 2000 - 2002.
Basic Skills Instructor, Speckman Academic Achievement Center, Ozarks Technical Community College, Springfield, MO, 2001 - 2002.


Courses Taught

At UK:

  • CHE 772 Seminar in Chemistry Instruction (guest lecturer)
  • CHE 226 Analytical Chemistry
  • CHE 197 General Chemistry II Workshop
  • CHE 107H General Chemistry II Honors
  • CHE 107 General Chemistry II
  • CHE 105 General Chemistry I
  • CHE 104 Introductory General Chemistry
  • EXP 396 Experiential Education
  • UK 101 Academic Orientation


  • General Chemistry II for Engineers (guest lecturer)


  • MTH 125 Technical Mathematics 1
  • CHM 101 Intro General, Organic, Biochemistry


  • CHM 427 Environmental Analysis Lab
  • CHM 426 Enrvironmental Chemistry Lab 
  • CHM 175 General Chemistry II Lab
  • CHM 108 Chemistry for the Citizen Lab
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