Contact Information

Office Phone: (717) 948-6129

Fax: (717) 948-6580

Email: the1@psu.edu

Professional Background

Pennylvania State University, Harrisburg

Associate Professor of Chemistry, and Program Chair of Environmental Programs

Environmental Training Center and Small Public Water Systems Technology Assistance Center

Co-Director

Education

Ph.D., Organic Chemistry, University of Wisconsin-Madison

B. S., Chemistry, Case Western Reserve University

Publications

Eberlein, T. H.; Kampmeier, J.; Minderhout, V.; Platt, T.; Varma-Nelson, P.; White, H. B.

(Corresponding Author) "Pedagogies of Engagement in Science: A Comparison of PBL,

POGIL, and PLTL," accepted for publication in Biochem. Mol. Biol. Educ. 2008, 36(4),

262-273.

Barrows, S. E.; Eberlein, T. H. "Understanding Rotation about a C=C Double Bond," J. Chem. Educ.

2005, 82(9), 1329-1333.

Barrows, S. E.; Eberlein, T. H. "Cis and Trans Isomers of Cycloalkenes," J. Chem. Educ. 2005,

82(9), 1334-1339.

Eberlein, T. H.; Barrows, S. E. "Cis and Trans Isomerization in Cyclic Alkenes: A Topic for Discovery

via Molecula Modeling," J. Chem. Educ. 2004, 81(10), 1529-1532.

West, F. G.; Eberlein, T. H.; Tester, R. W. "O-Bridged Medium Sized Rings via Bicyclic Oxonium

Ylides." J. Chem. Soc., Perkin Trans. I 1993, 2857-2859.

Eberlein, T. H.; West, F. G.; Tester, R. W. "The Stevens [1,2]-Shift of Oxonium Ylides:

A Route to Substituted Tetrahydrofuranones." J. Org. Chem. 1992, 57, 3479-3482.

Eberlein, T. H. "The Toppling Box: A Macroscopic Analogy to Single-Step Exothermic Reactions." J.

Chem. Educ. 1990, 67, 26-27.

Invention

Eberlein, T. H. 1996. "Aqueous Dispersions Stabilized from Freeze/Thaw Cycles."

US Patent #5,482,640.

Class Resources

Online Organic Chemistry Tutorials